The Nature and Importance of Treatment Planning

  • Linda Seligman


The initial or intake interview (discussed in Chapter 5) and the multiaxial assessment according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (discussed in Chapter 4) are the first two steps in effective counseling. These steps provide counselors with the information they need for step three, the development of a treatment plan.


Eating Disorder Personality Disorder Individual Counseling Group Counseling Adjustment Disorder 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Linda Seligman
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  1. 1.Walden University Clinical Psychology and Health PsychologyBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.Center for Counseling and ConsultationFairfaxUSA

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