MI Nursing Situation
August 30, 2022
August 30, 2022


Learning Resources



Required Readings


Nichols, M., & Davis, S. D. (2020). The essentials of family therapy (7th ed.). Pearson.

Chapter 2, “Basic Techniques of Family Therapy” (pp. 33–35 only)


Petiprin, A. (2016). Psychiatric and mental health nursing. Nursing Theory. https://www.nursing-theory.org/theories-and-models/psychiatric-and-mental-health-nursing.php


Wheeler, K. (Ed.). (2020). Psychotherapy for the advanced practice psychiatric nurse: A how-to guide for evidence-based practice (3rd ed.). Springer Publishing.

Chapter 1, “The Nurse Psychotherapist and a Framework for Practice”

Chapter 2, “The Neurophysiology of Trauma and Psychotherapy”





· Explain whether psychotherapy has a biological basis.

· Explain how culture, religion, and socioeconomics might influence one’s perspective on the value of psychotherapy treatments.

· Describe how legal and ethical considerations for group and family therapy differ from those for individual therapy and explain how these differences might impact your therapeutic approaches for clients in group, individual, and family therapy.

· Support your rationale with at least three peer-reviewed, evidence-based sources and explain why each of your supporting sources is considered scholarly. Attach the PDFs of your sources.