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Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 6

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 6

The helping relationship between clinicians and patients moves away from being expert/patient to being ‘coaches’ or ‘partners’ on a journey of [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 5

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 5

Self-management is encouraged and facilitated. The processes of self-management are similar, but what works may be very different for each [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 4

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 4

Recovery represents a movement away from pathology, illness and symptoms to health, strengths and wellness (Davidson, 2008) Best (2010) suggests that [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 3

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 3

Hope is central to recovery and can be enhanced by each person seeing how they can have more active control over their lives (‘agency’) and by seeing [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 2

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance Part 2

Recovery is about building a meaningful and satisfying life, as defined by the person themselves, whether or not there are ongoing or recurring [...] Read more

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance

Recovery and the Therapeutic Alliance

The following six posts will look at the relationship between the concept of the therapeutic working alliance and the principles of 'recovery', [...] Read more

Child-Centred Safeguarding

Child-Centred Safeguarding

This post looks at the concept of child-centred approaches to safeguarding, what they are, why they are important and how they work in practice. [...] Read more

Legitimacy and Procedural Justice in Prison

Legitimacy and Procedural Justice in Prison

It is widely held that voluntary participation in criminal justice interventions, based on perceptions of the legitimacy of the agency or [...] Read more

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