Giving homework to clients is a technique that many therapists are beginning to adopt as a way to improve their success rate with clients. But it often times doesn’t come easy. A lot of therapy clients struggle with homework and hardly complete it. [Read more…] about 5 Reasons Why Clients Struggle With Homework Outside of Therapy Sessions
Worksheets are becoming increasingly popular in the therapy process as a way for clients to actively evaluate and improve their skills. Worksheets can also be beneficial for clients in other ways, allowing them to practice their skills, find problems, allowing them to reflect on sessions and even lessons learnt, and measure progress.
Anxiety is a common disorder treated by therapists and is on the rise in clients. Anxiety disorders affect a lot of individuals. In the US alone, approximately 40M adults (18-54) suffer from some form of anxiety (National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). That’s over 18% of all US adults.
There are various types of anxiety, something we’ve touched upon before on this blog, using the correct worksheets for each of those helps both clients and you, the therapist.
Worksheets for anxiety can be found all across the web, we’ve curated a few that cover the major elements of anxiety so you can optimize these for each of your clients. [Read more…] about Most Useful Worksheets For Anxiety
Homework compliance is one of the biggest challenges for therapists around the world, as they look to deepen their practice and increase the quality of interactions with their clients.
One of the bottlenecks to success for many is the lack of work outside the session to enable progress.
In this blogpost, we’ve spoken about the topic of homework compliance and ways to get started. Implementing regular homework inside and outside of sessions is one of the building blocks to getting started, and then from here, you can go a little deeper into how your client reacts and learns from this.
Recommended Read: 7 Methods to Increase Homework Compliance
Once you’ve fostered a process, it can be a great way to adopt positive habits outside of sessions with your clients. Many therapists have seen the benefits of these techniques, and there are a host of studies to prove that homework compliance delivers proactive results for clients who are fully engaged with a task or activity assigned to them outside of the sessions,
Unlike many other methods, with care and attention, homework compliance can deliver you results, but as therapists adopting this strategy, you’ll need to keep your focus on regularly keeping refreshed with ways to embrace this process.
We’ve put together a list of 11 ways that you can help increase homework compliance with your clients and help them to achieve their desired result. [Read more…] about 11 Ways To Increase Homework Compliance in Therapy & Recommendations
In the world of cognitive therapy, engagement with the patient outside of the sessions is a vital element of success. Homework compliance has been used for many years as a method of documenting a client’s emotions outside of the therapy room. These recordings gather experiences, moments and situations where a healthcare professional wasn’t present, to build a stronger picture of life outside of sessions.
These snippets of daily life provide the therapist with tangible evidence to support them in bringing together a long-term solution for the patients.
The benefits of homework compliance
Homework compliance was introduced after a series of experiments documented that continued work outside of therapy brought further insights and progress to treatments. [Read more…] about 7 Methods to Increase Homework Compliance