Part 1 – Comment on the strategies employed by the therapist in this video to establish and maintain therapeutic rapport. Identify at least three specific strategies, and provide examples of when they are applied (i.e., time point in the video). Comment on whether you think they are effective strategies, and why.
Part 2 - Provide a clinical formulation of the client case.
Part 3 - Use your formulation to develop a treatment plan, which targets factors that you think are maintaining the client’s difficulties. Provide a short script to outline how you would collaboratively present the formulation and treatment plan to your client.
Part 4 - Finally, provide examples of specific therapeutic activities and interventions from the modalities covered in this unit that you think would be helpful for this client and that fit with your treatment plan – be specific
Identification of strategies (20%). Response demonstrates an in-depth understanding and identification of strategies employed by therapist to build and maintain therapeutic rapport.
Clinical Formulation (25%) .Outlines detailed clinical formulation, in line with important elements of the clinical case. The script for the client is clear and presented in an appropriate tone. Treatment plan (20%). Presents detailed treatment plan, in line with clinical formulation.
Activities and Interventions (25%) Provides an excellent selection of clinical activities and interventions, highly appropriate to the clinical formulation and treatment plan.
Writing (10%) Report contains excellent academic writing style. It is very well organised and consistent. Contains very limited spelling and grammar errors.
Therapeutic Alliance and Outcome of Psychotherapy: Historical Excursus, Measurements, and Prospects for Research in Frontiers in Psychology