It is recommended that students review the e-book The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner (Jongsma, Peterson, & Bruce, 2014) for additional assistance in completing this assignment.
Clinical and counseling psychologists utilize treatment plans to document a clients progress toward short- and long-term goals. The content within psychological treatment plans varies depending on the clinical setting. The clinician theoretical orientation, evidenced-based practices, and the clients needs are taken into account when developing and implementing a treatment plan. Typically, the spresenting problem(s), behaviorally defined symptom(s), goals, objectives, and interventions determined by the clinician are included within a treatment plan.