J. Kim Penberthy, PhD, Provides Tips for What to Do When Your Therapist is Away on Vacation

July 18, 2023 by

J. Kim Penberthy

J. Kim Penberthy, PhD

J. Kim Penberthy, PhD, a professor in the Department of  Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences, provides tips and strategies on how to prepare for a lapse in metal health converge when your therapist is on vacation or is unavailable for other reasons. Dr. Penberthy helps clients make specific plans by using a 9-step approach that guides the client while the therapist is absent. She emphsizes utilizing prior skills, having an understanding of what emotional support will be available, and knowing what to do in an emergency.

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