WHAT IS THE TECHNIQUE OF CRISIS INTERVENTION IN MENTAL HEALTH?

PRIVATE PSYCHOTHERAPY CLINIC -SENIOR ACCREDITED PSYCHOTHERAPIST-Dr.Fawzy Masaoud-LONDON, ENGLAND

Why do some people go into a state of crisis and others do not? What factors decide whether an individual will regain a state of equilibrium or enter a state of crisis? There are three factors that seem to make the difference.

The first factor is the “perception of the event.” The therapist asks    the individual what the event means to him. How is it going  to  affect  his  future? Can he look at the event realistically, or does he distort  its   meaning? The second  factor is termed  “situational supports.”  In   other  words, what person in the environment  can the client depend   upon to help him? Who is available for him to  talk  to  about this     stressful event, and give him support?  The third factor is called “available coping mechanisms.”  What does he usually do when he  has a problem? Does he sit down and try to think it out?…

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