Treatment Planning Made Simple
A Manual for Psychotherapists

By Ofer Zur, Ph.D.


Treatment Planning by Ofer Zur, Ph.D.


Treatment planning (TP) is one of the most important components of therapy. It is an essential part of record keeping, is the proof of quality care, and a safeguard against law suits. This item is not available on its own, but is available as an online course for CE credit.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Importance of Treatment Planning
  • Key Issues of Treatment Planning
  • Erroneous Beliefs about Treatment Planning
  • Components of Treatment Planning
    • Outline
      • A. Focus of Treatment
      • B. Goals or Objectives
        • Examples of Treatment Goals
        • Types of Treatment Goals
      • C. Intervention or Treatment Methods
        • Examples of Interventions
        • Factors Determining Interventions
        • Referrals
      • D. Assessment of Progress and TP Update
  • Sample Treatment Planning
    • Example 1: Anorexia
    • Example 2: Borderline Personality
    • Example 3: Attention Deficit
    • Example 4: Depression
    • Example 5: Panic
    • Example 6: Phobia
    • Example 7: Anxiety
    • Example 8: Crisis of Meaning
  • Bibliography & Resources
  • Forms
    • Treatment Planning, Initial
    • Treatment Planning, Update
  • Additional Resources by Dr. Zur


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