Therapy? What's Therapy!?
by Ronald Mah
Therapists must flex among various roles: judge, referee, facilitator, mirror, guide, educator, fixer, interventionist, parent, & cross-cultural guide. Therapy becomes the vehicle of hope. Inflexible stances take away self-determination. Client & therapist goals, liking or not liking clients, & recruitment must be reconciled. Relationship principles apply to individual, couple, & family therapy.