Running head: INTERPERSONAL PSYCHOTHERAPY
There are numerous techniques used in therapy by the psychologists to ensure that the
process is effective. Therapists combine the techniques to make the process a success. Using one
technique may not achieve the intended objective. This paper assesses the techniques used by
Jennie in treating Sue psychological condition after she suffered from cancer that scared her
about her death and the life of her girls.
The techniques used in the case of Jennie and sue include decision analysis where Jennie
gets information about Sue condition and the problem she is going through. Jennie goes ahead to
ask some questions to understand Sue in a better way. Finally, Jennie offers a piece of advice to
her about the way forward. The piece of advice given to Sue is the development in the medical
industry and that she does not necessarily have to mind about her children since her condition is
treatable today. Through the advice, Jennie makes Sue understand that there is a solution beyond
death. Considering this te...