Relationship-Based Treatment; What It Is, What It Isn’t, and How Our Industry Can Do Better

Posted by Nevin Alderman | Therapeutic/Clinical, Treatment 101 | 0 Comments

By: Nevin G. Alderman, M.A., LPC – New Haven RTC, Clinical Director Relationship-based treatment is the use of the client-provider relationship to inspire, motivate and facilitate healthy adaptation in the life of a client. Relationship-based treatment is systemic by nature, and considers and utilizes the relational exchange between the client and their environment, social networks, […]

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Lessons from a Border Collie

Posted by Nevin Alderman | Animal Experience, Therapeutic/Clinical, Treatment 101 | 0 Comments

When I am working with a student or family in therapy, I often try to come up with metaphors to illustrate various concepts. I have found that creating a visual example of a concept is often more easily understood and remembered than simply using words. Most of the metaphors I come up with are not […]

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