Psychotherapy as a First Intervention

Conference: Innovative Solutions for Building Recovery with Alternatives to Psychotropic Medication

Friday, Sep 21, 2012
Hilton Garden Inn, Freeport, Maine Workshop/Presentation: Psychotherapy as a First Intervention
Barry Duncan, PsyD

This session explored the short term benefits and risks of psychotherapy versus medication for persons diagnosed with depression, anxiety and psychosis. A research- validated early warning system to improve outcomes regardless of client preference for psychotherapy or medication was highlighted.