The revised edition of the clinicians’ time-saving Psychotherapy Treatment Planner
Revised and updated, the sixth edition of The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner offers clinicians a timesaving, evidence-based guide that helps to clarify, simplify and accelerate the treatment planning process so they can spend less time on paperwork and more time with clients. The authors provide all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal, customizable treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed-care companies, third-party payers and state and federal agencies.
This revised edition includes new client Short-Term Objectives and clinician Therapeutic Interventions that are grounded in evidence-based treatment wherever research data provides support to an intervention approach. If no research support is available a best practice standard is provided. This new edition also offers two new presenting problem chapters (Loneliness and Opioid Use Disorder) and the authors have updated the content throughout the book to improve clarity, conciseness and accuracy. This important book:
• Offers a completely updated resource that helps clinicians quickly develop effective, evidence-based
• Includes an easy-to-use format locating treatment plan components by Presenting Problem or DSM-5
• Contains over 3,000 prewritten treatment Symptoms, Goals, Objectives and Interventions to select from
• Presents evidence-based treatment plan components for 45 behaviorally defined Presenting Problems
Suggests homework exercises specifically created for each Presenting Problem
Written for psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, addiction counselors, psychiatrists, and other mental health professionals, The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Sixth Edition has been updated to contain the most recent interventions that are evidence-based.
PracticePlanners Series Preface
Sample Treatment Plan
Anger Control Problems
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) – Adult
Bipolar Disorder – Depression
Bipolar Disorder – Mania
Borderline Personality Disorder
Depression – Unipolar
Eating Disorders and Obesity
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Impulse Control Disorder
Intimate Relationship Conflicts
Male Sexual Dysfunction
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Opioid Use Disorder
Phase of Life Problems
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Sexual Abuse Victim
Sexual Identity Confusion
Type A Behavior
Appendix A Bibliotherapy Suggestions
Appendix B References to Clinical Resources for Evidence-Based Chapters
Appendix C Recovery Model Objectives and Interventions
Appendix D Alphabetical Index of Sources for Assessment Instruments and Clinical Interview Forms Cited in Interventions
Appendix E References to Empirical Support in The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner – 6th Edition
About the Authors
Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr., PhD, since 1971, has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He was the founder and Director of Psychological Consultants, a group private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
L. Mark Peterson, ACSW, was Program Manager for Bethany Christian Services' Residential Treatment and Family Counseling programs in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Timothy J. Bruce, PhD, is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.