Dr Lianos presents a single clinical vignette in some detail in order to illustrate the concept of caring in psychotherapeutic practice.
Some questions that might arise in peoples’ minds could be: Is caring for someone in therapy different from caring for someone outside therapy? Should being a good psychotherapist preclude one from being a good human being? Does being a “professional” affect ones capacity to care? Do professional expectations enhance or restrict ones capacity to care?
This talk promises no answers.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent