The overall health and wellbeing of individuals with whom professionals in the realm of clinical psychology work is a very crucial component of sound treatment practice. As mental health professionals we should not simply be focusing on one aspect of a person’s health, we should be focusing on every aspect that could provide an avenue toward better physical and mental health.
- Read Chapter 18 in the text, and develop your own set of “Health Psychology” guidelines.
- In approximately 250 words, provide a specific set of guidelines that you might present to those with whom you may work in the future, as well as how you might measure the successful application of those guidelines.
Pomerantz, A. M. (2014). Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture. 3rd Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc.