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Integrative Therapy

by Allen Ivey
Watch Allen Ivey masterfully demonstrate Integrative Therapy in an actual counseling session in this 3-part counseling video. 

Part of the 15-video series: Psychotherapy with the Experts

Integrative Therapy
Allen Ivey is both a developmentalist and a true integrationist. He helps clients get to know their strengths on self, relationship and community levels by exploring stories from their pasts, borrowing techniques from all orientations depending on the client’s needs and goals.

In this video, Ivey works with Robin, who wants to capture the strengths of her family background rather than the negative legacies that she often feels influence her behavior. Ivey helps her explore poignant details from her past, evoking sensory details that lead Robin to own and carry with her a core strength: “I can make an impact.” Hosts Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Dr. Ivey and facilitate an enlightening discussion with Dr. Ivey and Mary Bradford Ivey on the approach.

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From watching this counseling video, you will:

• Develop an understanding of the key concepts of Ivey’s Integrative approach, including starting with determining the client’s needs, establishing goals, and integrating techniques tailored to the client.
• Gain insight into Ivey’s therapy style and how he helps clients evoke sensory details from the past to reveal their core strengths.
• Learn how to apply an integrative approach to your own therapeutic work with clients.
Length of video: 2:17:00
Number of Discs: 1
English subtitles available on: Stream, DVD
This DVD plays in All Regions
Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-139-9
Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-139-9
Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-149-6
Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-149-8
Allen IveyAllen E. Ivey, EdD is Distinguished Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is past-president and Fellow of the Society of Counseling Psychology of the APA and was founding director of the National Institute for Multicultural Competence. The author of over 40 books and 200 articles, he and his wife Mary Bradford Ivey are co-authors of the popular Intentional Interviewing and Counseling, and Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy: A Multicultural Approach, both in their 6th editions.

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CE credits: 2
Learning objectives:

  • Describe the key concepts of Ivey’s Integrative approach, including determining the client’s needs, establishing goals, and integrating techniques tailored to the client.
  • Observe Ivey’s therapy style and how he helps clients evoke sensory details from the past to reveal their core strengths.
  • Apply an integrative approach to your own therapeutic work with clients.