Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a common systemic approach for in-home family therapy. The October 2017 issue of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy includes a research article titled, Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing Functional family Therapy in a Community Setting, which offers information for FFT practitioners on best practices for structuring FFT intervention. In this post, I summarize this latest research according to the article's main categories: a) referral and pre-intervention contact, b) engagement of families with the [FFT] intervention, c) structure and delivery format of FFT intervention, and d) organizational factors.Read More
I am sure you hear about the benefits of blogging a lot.
Because blogging is still one of the best ways to reach your target audience and establish your expertise, it’s worth your consideration.
However, before you read this post, please note: The last thing I want is for you to feel pressure to blog (or to add something else to your to-do list). So, the first thing I’ll ask you is:Read More
Dr. AnnaLynn Schooley returns this week to discuss how we can get and stay focused on clients' larger purpose for being in therapy, whether in our present session, or over the course of several sessions.
Dr. Schooley and I have discussed the art and science of therapy, as well as how to craft intentional questions. In this video, we develop ideas related to how you can get an intention and have a focus in session, at any given moment, that connects to what clients want out of therapy.Read More
As I was scheduling my week recently, I decided to take note of the systems that keep my life and business running. There are more than I realized!
Today, I'm sharing with you the tools that I use and love for organizing not only my work, but also my life--which includes soul care, cooking, parenting, errands, and all the things that adults do on a daily basis.Read More