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Progress In Therapy

The Progress In Therapy information handout graphically illustrates metaphors for trajectories of progress in therapy.

Information Handout

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Description

Experiencing a setbacks during therapy is commonplace but can nevertheless be dispiriting. It can be helpful to remind clients about common trajectories of progress in therapy. Helpful metaphors for paths of progress include ‘snakes and ladders’ and the ‘spiral staircase’. The Progress In Therapy information handout graphically illustrates both of these metaphors.

Instructions

This is a Psychology Tools information handout. Suggested uses include:

  • Client handout – use as a psychoeducation resource
  • Discussion point – use to provoke a discussion and explore client beliefs
  • Therapist learning tool – improve your familiarity with a psychological construct
  • Teaching resource – use as a learning tool during training