Most therapists agree: no clinical tasks are more stressful than suicide assessment and treatment planning. When working with people who are suicidal, it’s all-too-easy for clinicians to overfocus on psychopathology and experience feelings of hopelessness and helplessness. However, framing suicidal ideation as an unparalleled opportunity to help alleviate your client’s deep psychological pain, and embracing a strengths-based orientation, you can relieve some of your own anxiety. In this practice-oriented workshop, you’ll discover:
John Sommers-Flanagan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, professor of counseling at the University of Montana, and author of nine books and over 100 professional articles.