A Contextual Behavioral Account of a Multi-Problem Client: A Case Study Exploration
Date of Award
Doctoral Research Paper
Graduate School of Professional Psychology
John McNeill, Psy.D.
Second Committee Member
Kimberly Gorgens, Ph.D., ABPP
Third Committee Member
Courtney Klein, Psy.D.
SPMI, Behaviorism, ACT, Multi-problem, Emotional exposure
This paper explores the use of a contextual behavioral model for treating a multi-problem client through the application of Kirk Strosahl's (2004) four-stage framework to an actual clinical case example. The paper begins with a review of the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of contextual behaviorism and then proceeds to a discussion of case formulation and treatment of "Jay," a multi-problem client in long-term individual therapy.
Thulin, Karmen M., "A Contextual Behavioral Account of a Multi-Problem Client: A Case Study Exploration" (2018). Graduate School of Professional Psychology: Doctoral Papers and Masters Projects. 317.