Robyn & Michelle APS
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ESSENTIALS of good therapy

What are the ESSENTIALS of good therapy? I have just returned from Brisbane after presenting at the 2022 APS Clinical College Conference,  “Innovations in Clinical Practice”.  There was a buzz of excitement about meeting like-minded people…
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Is TEAM-CBT suitable for children and teens?

Is TEAM-CBT suitable for children and teens? Although the basic framework of TEAM-CBT applies, significant modifications do need to be made to the approach for it to be useful with this population. There are special challenges and rewards when…
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Therapy getting stuck?

What do you do when therapy seems to be getting stuck? I wonder if you have ever had this kind of scenario play out in front of you?  The GP has referred a client to you, let’s call her Joanna, who has a Mental Health Care plan saying she…
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Client does not want help?

What can you do if your client does not want help? I am grateful to the latest training group at the Feeling Good Institute with Mike Christensen for raising this important question.  In my first blog, I explained how the Assessment of Resistance,…
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Why learn TEAM-CBT? TEAM-CBT provides a clear framework to organize your thinking and devise an appropriate treatment plan for every client who approaches you with individual mood disorders, relationship issues or habit/addiction issues. …