Goal Setting and Behavior Modification

Goal Setting, Behavior Modification, and Enhancing Motivation Change is hard! Clients come to counseling with change in mind. This presentation illustrates how to create measurable, observable, and rewardable goals that are essential for helping clients understand...

Happiness Habits

We spend a lot of time helping people stop being anxious, depressed and stressed, but we often fail to help them develop the alternative, happiness. People can only spend so much time working on their “issues.” What should they do the rest of hte time?...

Addressing Treatment Noncompliance and Resistance

As clinicians, supervisors and parents and even when trying to change our own behavior, sometimes it seems that there is a block.  Not all “blocks” are motivation/resistance related.  This article explores potential reasons people may fail to change (be...