Practical Psychotherapy Skills-Learn How to Help Loved Ones
Someone you care about struggles with depression, anxiety or other mental illness and you want to know how to help.
Mental Illness is common, at least 35% of people experience mental illness during their lifetime, and some estimate that as many as 55% of people have a bout with it once during their lives. That means that as long as you know at least 3 people, odds are good that you know someone with a mental illness.
This course is packed with information for family and friends of someone with depression, anxiety, or other mental illness. It’s got 5 hours of education in 55 short videos so you can know what to do to help them.
You’re taking this course because someone in your family or one of your close friends is experiencing depression, anxiety or another mental illness. They need help, and you want to know how to be helpful to them. You’re taking this course because you care about them.
Because you worry about them. Perhaps you’re afraid for their safety or their success.
You’re taking this course, because you-like your friend with a mental illness- don’t know what to do next to help.
In this course I’m going to teach you how to become an influential and positive source of support for your loved one. I’m going to teach you the changes you can make to be a more effective helper.
How to build a Relationship of influence
How to listen so they’ll open up to you, (Empathic and Reflective Listening Skills)
32 Ways to help even if they don’t want to talk
Stuff to say and Stuff not to Say
How to help them access resources
How to ask good questions
What to do if they won’t get help
Explore relationship dynamics that my be impeding the healing process
And 15 videos dealing with advanced topics like suicide prevention, recognizing dysfunctional roles, managing attention seeking behaviors and self harm, and so much more.
Your relationship with the person you care about is the most influential factor for change that exists. You have the ability to make a big difference in the lives of others, So Let’s get started learning how to help.
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This is a video from my "Change your Brain" Course on Udemy, it describes the difference between mental health diagnoses and most physical diagnoses.
Your Foundation: Your Way of Being and Relationship
If we want help others, we have to be an emotionally safe place for them. I made this video for my YouTube Channel (Therapy in a Nutshell) on Emotional Safety, and I’m going to share it here-so click on the next video to learn about how to be an emotionally safe person.
Another video from my YouTube Channel (Therapy in a Nutshell) on the skill of Listening Empathically.