The Tidal Model: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Brunner-Routledge (2005)
Abstract
The Tidal Model represents a significant alternative to mainstream mental health theories, emphasizing how those suffering from mental health problems can benefit from taking a more active role in their own treatment. Based on extensive research, The Tidal Model charts the development of this approach, outlining the theoretical basis of the model to illustrate the benefits of a holistic model of care which promotes self-management and recovery. Clinical examples are also employed to show how, by exploring rather than ignoring a client's narrative, practitioners can encourage the individual's greater involvement in the decisions affecting their assessment and treatment. The Tidal Model 's comprehensive coverage of the theory and practice of this model will be of great use to a range of mental health professionals and those in training in the fields of mental health nursing, social work, psychotherapy, clinical psychology and occupational therapy.
Keywords Mental health Philosophy  Mental illness Philosophy  Psychology, Pathological Philosophy  Mental Disorders therapy  Holistic Nursing methods  Mentally Ill Persons psychology  Patient-Centered Care methods  Psychiatric Nursing methods
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Call number RC437.5.B365 2005
ISBN(s) 1583918000   9781583918005   1583918019   9781583918012
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