The goal of this initial step is to establish a collaborative relationship between the therapist and client, gain a comprehensive understanding of the client’s unique needs, and develop a plan of action to achieve the desired outcomes.
Arlene Drake’s process of de-victimization is designed to help individuals who have experienced trauma to move beyond their past experiences and reclaim their power. This process consists of specific steps, homework assignments, and is highly goal-oriented.
The ultimate goal of this process is for clients to take ownership of their lives and be equipped with the tools and confidence to realize their full personal and professional potential. Graduating from therapy signifies the end of endless therapy sessions, and the beginning of a new chapter of self-empowerment, resilience, and growth.