Paradoxical Therapy- The Use of Client Based Strengths to Alleviate Distress and Empower them

  title={Paradoxical Therapy- The Use of Client Based Strengths to Alleviate Distress and Empower them},
  author={Khurshid A. Khurshid},
  journal={Journal of Psychology \& Psychotherapy},
  • K. Khurshid
  • Published 1 September 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Background: Paradoxical therapy is postulated to treat a variety of psychiatric symptoms and disorders particularly in the anxiety and depressive realm. It envisages use and augmentation of positive coping skills and individual strengths to instil a state of empowerment. This article outlines a paradigm for effective use of this therapy. Methods: This article delineates case vignettes of actual patients admitted to our adult psychiatry inpatient unit. This provides a framework for developing… 
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  • Citation: Khurshid KA
  • 2014