Intervention Theory: Interpersonal Recovery

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Theory: Interpersonal Therapy Focus of the Theory It is an attachment-focused treatment that concentrates on resolving social problems and suggestive recovery. It is an empirically reinforced action that follows a very structured and time-limited approach. Centers on addressing interpersonal problems It promotes relationship with people or interpersonal functioning Nature of the Individual When the client has difficulties establishing relationships, he/she often tend to lack interpersonal skills and end up being anti-social. Lack of interpersonal skills results in the following; The client often feels lonely. Difficulties relating with people of the opposite sex (men). Underdeveloped social and communication skills Conflict with another people …show more content…

Adaptation of the theory Interpersonal therapy was initially implemented to treat adult depression. It has since been practical to the treatment of depression in adolescents, the elderly, and people living with HIV/AIDS. The therapy can also be used with married couples whose marital problems contribute to depression. Interpersonal Therapy has also been adapted for the treatment of a different disorders, including substance abuse; eating disorders, particularly bulimia and anorexia nervosa; bipolar disorder; and …show more content…

Intervention Principles and Techniques Help the client get the facts and pay attention to her feelings so as to notice public support and create a new self-image Help the client make commitment to change her substance abuse addiction I have to target the client’s family and friends so that they can be informed about the helping process. The client’s family must be involved so as to promoting coping strategies for the client to reduce the effects of child sexual abuse which led to depression and substance addiction. Adaptations of the Theory The Transtheoritical model is normally implemented as a guideline for clinical interventions. It is used in various health problems like substance use disorders. The model is mostly used to help patients or clients who have problems or addiction in alcohol and drugs. It has also been used in some cases of

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