Manual for Using the MMPI-2 as a Therapeutic Intervention

ISBN-10: 0816628858

ISBN-13: 9780816628858

Edition: N/A

Authors: Stephen E. Finn

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Book details

List price: $18.50
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 5/1/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Hale Martin is assistant clinical professor in the graduate school of professional psychology at the University of Denver. Stephen E. Finn is in private practice at the Center for Therapeutic Assessment in Austin, Texas, and is an adjunct clinical assistant professor of psychology at the University of Texas.

The MMPI-2 as a Therapeutic Intervention
General Principles Underlying the Intervention
The Initial Interview
Building Rapport
Framing the Client's Questions
Collecting Background Information
Dealing with Clients' Reservations about Assessment
Hurts from Past Assessments
Restating the Assessment Questions
Encouraging the Client to Ask Questions
Completing the Assessment Contract
Introducing the MMPI-2
Preparing for the Feedback Session
Interpreting and Organizing the Test Findings
Tailoring the MMPI-2 Feedback to the Client
Using Test Results to Facilitate Empathy
Getting Emotional Support before the Feedback Session
The Feedback Session
The Interpersonal Quality of the Session
Setting the Client at Ease
Re-establishing the Collaborative Relationship
Orienting the Client to the MMPI-2 Profile
Answering the Client's Assessment Questions
Enlisting the Client in Elaborating Test Findings
When the Client Rejects a Finding
The Most Common Mistake: Underreporting
Pause and Support the Client's Affective Reactions
Closing the Feedback Session
Post-Session Check-In
Special Issues Concerning Feedback Sessions
Excerpts from Ms. C's Feedback Session
Written MMPI-2 Reports for Clients
Concluding Remarks
Tables & Figures
The Initial Interview
Organizing the Content of an MMPI-2 Interpretation
Ms. C - MMPI-2 Results
Implications of MMPI-2 Scale Elevations for Test Feedback
Using MMPI-2 Basic Scales to Anticipate Client Reactions
Preparatory Notes for Ms. C's MMPI-2 Feedback Session
The Feedback Session
Post-Assessment Reflections on Ms. C
Written Report Given to Ms. C and Her Response
The MMPI-2 Intervention
Ms. C - Basic MMPI-2 Profile
Ms. C's Comments on the MMPI-2 Report
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