Ensuring service users stay on the right track
Steve Taylor Mental health nurse and psychotherapist, Stephen Taylor Psychotherapy, London
Mental health nurse Steve Taylor’s dissatisfaction with therapeutic interventions for his clients led him to begin training as a therapist in cognitive analytic therapy – a collaborative form of treatment where the patient is actively involved
I have been working in mental health for around 30 years and, while I recognise the place for pharmaceutical interventions, I’ve always been more interested by the transformational effects that the relational aspects of the job can have on people’s lives.
Mental Health Practice. 21, 9, 10-11. doi: 10.7748/mhp.21.9.10.s9