Chartering a Smoother Passage

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Sarah Joy

As a social worker who has long sought more holistic ways of working within a system driven by a medical model, I found Emotion Focused Therapy provided me with tools to work with clients around their emotional experience and allowed me to learn about the importance of what occurs within the therapeutic relationship as a significant part of the work that we do. This article provided me with the opportunity to explore, to put on paper, some of the ideas, theoretical and practice based ethical struggles I have had as part of my work within a time-pressured, medical-model and bed-pressure driven system. 

To read the article, use the following link: Chartering a Smoother Passage : How Emotion-Focused Work Can Transform Mental Health Care