All clinicians want to be effective and avoid burut or boredom, particularly in the face of stalling therapy. Here, 10 practical, creative strategies are delivered-like invoking inspirational imagery and using humour, music and movement-to help spark a client's emotional brain and engage and advance the healing process.
Courtney Armstrong, MEd, a licensed professional counselor, lives in Hixson, Tennessee. She gives national trainings and workshops on a variety of topics for mental health professionals. She also contributes to Psychotherapy Networker and other books and journals and has made several radio and TV appearances for her expertise in grief and trauma.