An Introduction to Therapeutic Skills for Health Psychologists

Why choose this course?

  • Describe the basic clinical framework for working in therapeutic practice with individual health psychology patients/clients
  • Be self-aware of personal factors and schema that can impact upon therapy outcomes
  • Identify the range of communication skills required for effective practice with individual patients/clients and their purpose within the therapeutic process
  • Understand the key technical therapeutic skills (e.g. Socratic questioning and guided discovery, collaboration, negotiation) required to develop and maintain the health psychologist-patient/client therapeutic alliance and its impact on clinical outcomes
  • To identify key changes in therapeutic working style that can be implemented within their current role

Delivered By: Sasha Cain & Dr Claire Hallas - Practitioner Health Psychologists, SCCH Health Psychology Consulting LLP.

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