In many cases, seniors have a a lot of stories and a wealth of knowledge to share. They may have traveled extensively, held numerous jobs, raised families, or fought in wars, and nearly everybody has met interesting people. There’s no question that after you work with seniors for an extended period, you can expect to look at life differently. Talking with seniors about their lives might even change or reinforce your own priorities.
Online therapy is good news for older adults—especially those whose access to mental health care is limited. Virtual therapy has the potential to address some of the unique mental health needs of older adults and can be just as effective as in-person care.
I have been working with seniors for almost 10 years. Being a senior in his later sixties helps me with experiencing life as an older adult, and being able to connect with seniors on levels that help with being empathetic , and validating their strengths and weakness and experiences
My community college sociology professor. She suggested that I get into social work, instead of computer programming and I did and became a Licensed Clinical Social worker 25 years ago.
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I have and continue to work with seniors in rehabilitation and nursing home settings. Also I currently work with seniors and caregivers online to address mental health, substance abuse and medical issues.
In an interpersonal therapeutic approach, the patient and therapist work together not only to identify the patient’s diagnosis, but to examine it within the context of their lives and experiences. Through conducting an inventory of experiences, the patient can begin to understand patterns and significant events in their lives and relationships.
The roles I play in my life include being a dog owner of a German Shepherd, a husband, and a father to a grown man who lives on his own. In addition, I actively engage in playing pickleball, tennis, ice hockey, and racquetball as an active adult. Additionally, I am passionate about advocating for social justice.
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Anger Management Therapy, Attachment-based Therapy, Brief Dynamic Therapy, CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy), EFT (emotionally focused therapy), Grief Counselling, Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), Narrative therapy, Psychodynamic Trauma-Focused CBT Therapy.
Addictions/Substance Abuse, Adoption, Anger Management, Antisocial Personality Anxiety Disorders, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Coping Skills, Domestic Abuse/Domestic Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Grief and Loss, Impulsive Control Disorders, Infidelity Life Coaching, Marital Issues, Men’s Issues, Mood Disorders, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Parenting Issues, Personality Disorders, Psychosis Relationship Issues, Self Esteem Stress, Suicidal Ideations, Trauma/PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury.