What strategies can help you maximize the effectiveness of brief dynamic therapy? Here, Mantosh Dewan, MD, discusses 5 tenets that can help you and your patient get the most benefit from this form of therapy. He notes that if you follow these tenets in short-term therapy, your work in long-term therapy will also be sharper and more rewarding.
Dr Dewan addresses this topic at a symposium on psychodynamic therapy at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Philadelphia. Dr Dewan is SUNY Distinguished Service Professor, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY.