Explore BrainMass

Informed Consents and Dual Relationships in Psychotherapy

1.) In psychotherapy, what is an informed consent and what should it include?

2.) Discuss dual relationships.

© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 18, 2018, 9:25 am ad1c9bdddf

Solution Preview

A legal informed consent will ensure that the client is aware of their rights as a voluntary participant in the psychotherapy intervention. It is only valid if the client is in their right mind and mentally capable of understanding exactly what the informed consent says. With that said, an informed consent for ...

Solution Summary

This solution defines informed consent and its importance in psychotherapy. Also, it describes what should be included in a written informed consent form and explains dual relationships.