Video 5.3 Bringing Things into the Here-and-Now

These resources support you in exploring the Middle Stage; how to maintain the therapeutic alliance; explore a client's issues at depth; and the principals of self-disclosure.

Mick Cooper looks at the importance of the 'here and now' in terms of the client's experience in the moment and of the therapeutic encounter (08:20)

Discussion questions

  • How can working with immediacy, the here-and-now, be useful to clients?  
  • What personal qualities do you think you need to cultivate, to work with the here-and-now effectively?