Theory to Practice: Feminist Theory Case Conceptualization Worksheet

Case conceptualizations are an integral part to the treatment process in any mental health field. A clinician writes a case conceptualization to document their understanding of a case and to relay how they intend to proceed in treatment according to a particular approach or theoretical orientation. Not only can writing a case conceptualization help youContinue reading “Theory to Practice: Feminist Theory Case Conceptualization Worksheet”

Resources For Setting Boundaries

As we wrap up this series covering boundaries, I wanted to share some resources that you can use for yourself or with clients to build better boundaries. I like using short lists and visuals aids with clients to help overcome barriers like learning disabilities or distractions in the home. If you have suggestions or otherContinue reading “Resources For Setting Boundaries”

6 Steps to Setting a Boundary in a Client’s Home

How did you learn about confronting clients and setting boundaries? What I found most helpful as a counselor-in-training was having a dialogue to review and practice with my classmates (or unwilling family members). Although this article provides one dialogue option to set boundaries with clients, having a number of responses to pull from will hopefullyContinue reading “6 Steps to Setting a Boundary in a Client’s Home”

Types of Boundaries in Home-Based Therapy

Many of you might be familiar with this boundaries worksheet from Therapist Aid, but how does one apply theory to practice in a client’s home? This week on My Car is My Office and on the blog’s Instagram and Facebook page, I explore what boundaries can look like in a home setting and how toContinue reading “Types of Boundaries in Home-Based Therapy”

4 Options for Call Return Policies

As a mental health professional in the community, it is vitally important for you to uphold professional boundaries to protect clients from developing a dependence on you or on the treatment process. As many of us are working from home providing teletherapy, now more than ever we live and die by our phones. Innocente inContinue reading “4 Options for Call Return Policies”