It is imperative to map out the ways in which Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) addresses these disorders and successfully and collaboratively works with individuals to reach their aspirations and stay on the pathway toward recovery.
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When individuals approach a task that seems formidable and challenging, clinicians can influence the meanings attached to the task by being supportive and encouraging.
Recovery Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) is a treatment approach designed to promote empowerment, recovery, and resiliency in individuals with serious mental health conditions.
Read feedback from a recent workshop participant. She implemented techniques she learned during a roleplay with Dr. Aaron Beck.
Years ago I asked many of the individuals whom I treated. “What accounted for your improvement in treatment?” Not infrequently, instead of attributing their improvement to the therapeutic strategies, they would often reply “You believed in me.”
Once motivation is identified as a target mechanism of change, the big question is how to increase the individuals’ motivation and effort to engage in the activities that will restore them to mental health.