Course Overview

This course is Part (4) of a five (5) part series whereby Dr. Clifton Mitchell addresses the possible impasses a therapist may experience with resistant individuals. Essentially, Dr. Mitchell suggests appropriate approaches to be utilized when an individual responds; "Yes, but..." or "I don't know." The techniques and approaches are applicable to varied scenarios. This would be appropriate for NBCC, CMHP, QMHP.

  • Duration: 1.0 hour
  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0) Nursing (0.0)
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This course is unavailable for direct enrollment, please contact the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan.

Topics Covered

Additional Language Techniques to Reduce Resistance

In part four (4) of the five (5) part course, the course expert provides additional techniques for extracting information from those resistant clients. This course provides a deeper conversation and expansion into how the questions therapists use to guide the sessions and breakthrough to those resistant clients. 

Converting Open Questions to Curious Commands 

This course provides specific techniques for framing questions in mores successful ways. The course expert refers to this technique as using curious commands. The course expert provides examples and best practices for changing therapist habits into more constructive and successful tactics. 

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the level of engagement and the pace at which information was presented. I was able to gauge my understanding in real time through the exercises within the module.

- Todd. B.