What is the theory behind this supportive therapy worksheet?
Supportive therapy is a type of psychotherapy that relies on the client-therapist relationship to reduce symptoms, boost self-esteem, reestablish a connection to reality, control irrational thoughts and impulses, and strengthen coping mechanisms for stressors and obstacles in daily life. Supportive therapy is useful in addressing a range of emotional difficulties and mental health issues.
How will the worksheet help?
Esteem building is one of the major techniques in supportive therapy. This worksheet will help clients to identify their strengths that will boost their self esteem.
How to use the worksheet?
The worksheet can be provided to the client during the session. Therapists assist clients to identify their strengths and list them down. Clients find it difficult to identify their strengths so therapists should help them in identifying their strengths.
Supportive therapy Worksheet
Every person is unique and has his/her own strengths. Think about your own strengths, positive qualities and list them down in the big “I”, that represents you.
Supportive therapy. (n.d.). Supportive Therapy | Types of Therapy | Zencare. https://zencare.co/therapy-type/supportive-therapy
Grover, S., Avasthi, A., & Jagiwala, M. (2020). Clinical Practice Guidelines for Practice of Supportive Psychotherapy. Indian journal of psychiatry, 62(Suppl 2), S173–S182.
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