Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Older Adults
This three-hour introductory workshop will review key issues in the provision of psychological services to older adults, discuss the theoretical, historical and research foundation of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) for depression, and illustrate the clinical application of IPT with depressed older adults. The structure of IPT, therapeutic ethos, goals and strategies will be discussed across the three phases of IPT treatment for depression. Clinical case material of older adults will be presented in conjunction with each of the four IPT problem areas which are role transitions, role disputes, grief and interpersonal deficits.
Part of the Clinician's Corner category on our BizVision partner site.
- Describe key issues that inform the provision of psychological services to older adults.
- Explain the theoretical, historical and research foundation of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT).
- List three common interpersonally relevant problems associated with late life depression and how a therapist would conceptualize their treatment within an IPT framework.
Gregory A. Hinrichsen, PhD
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