Trends and changes in the legal industry

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Trends and changes in the legal industry

Therapeutic boundaries include self-disclosure, touch, bartering, gifts, home visits, etc. As in the case of dual relationships, there has been a distinct shift in the field of psychotherapy and counseling since the mid s toward more flexible and context-based application of boundaries.

Unlike the analytic and risk management dominant rules of "Do not touch! Following are short reviews of the change in professional attitudes towards therapeutic boundaries for more extensive reviews and updates, see Boundaries in Psychotherapy by the author of this page.

The APA Code of Ethics and subsequent codes all the way to deleted the strong cautionary language of the Code, which stated, "Psychologists ordinarily refrain from accepting goods, services, or other non-monetary remuneration.

Bartering "Counselors may barter only if the relationship is not exploitive or harmful and does not place the counselor in an unfair advantage, if the client requests it, and if such arrangements are an accepted practice among professionals in the community.

Counselors consider the cultural implications of bartering and discuss relevant concerns with clients and document such agreements in a clear written contract. Several other associations are still lagging behind and use archaic negative terms in regard to bartering.

The s has also been witness to a change in attitude toward self-disclosure. Texts such as Farber, Schank and Skovholt, or Stricker and Fisher identify the benefit and importance of appropriate self-disclosure and some, such as Lazarus, Zur, and others, articulate the harm to therapeutic relationships and to therapy that may result in rigid avoidance of self-disclosure.

The attitudes toward self-disclosure have changed so significantly that even the psychodynamic and psychoanalytic literature has started to discuss the value of self-disclosure in the analytic exchange.

Touch is one of the most important human experiences, what Montague called "The mother of all senses. From a risk management point of view, a handshake has been seen as the limit of physical touch.

As with other therapeutic boundaries, the s have signified a shift from rigid prohibition toward context-based interventions. Toward the end of the 20th century we witnessed the reemergence of body psychotherapeutic disciplines, including the United States Association of Body Psychotherapists and its Journal and the increased research and publication on the efficacy of touch in the treatment of trauma.

Illustrative of the changing times are the article by Dr. Koocher, APA Past President, in the APA Monitor, in which he touchingly describes holding the hand for a long time of a young woman who had cystic fibrosis with severe pulmonary disease. Even some psychodynamic- and psychoanalytic-oriented psychotherapists have crossed the threshold and discussed the effectiveness of touch in analysis.

Adventure therapy, or what has also been called outdoor therapy, has imploded since the early s with the proliferation of drug rehabilitation, inpatient programs, and remotely located alternative boarding high schools, resulting in a prodigious upsurge in the practice of outdoor or adventure therapy.

This therapeutic approach is obviously implemented outside the traditional office space and is also known as wilderness therapy, camping therapy, outdoor pursuits, and risk education. What unifies these programs is that they are conducted in the outdoors, where clients are physically and emotionally challenged to overcome their fears and reassess their self-perceptions.

They examine their beliefs in both their limitations and their abilities and learn to rely on themselves and the group to carry out a variety of assigned tasks. Even though using behavioral therapy for phobia has always alluded that in-vivo desensitization may take place outside the office, and family therapy has considered "anorexic lunch" as a legitimate intervention, it was not until the mid s that this issue came to the forefront of the profession.CHANNEL TRENDS New Faces in the Channel Test Traditional Go-to-Market Approaches No longer dominated by resellers of products, much of today’s channel is shifting to a services focus and specializing across .

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Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Aug 29,  · Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Initially, the legal industry was slow to adopt digital changes brought about by the digital transformation.

Trends and changes in the legal industry

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