Home-based therapy is a treatment modality offered to individuals and families that uses the client’s home as the therapeutic setting instead of a traditional office environment. There are many benefits to providing therapy and counseling services in the home. For the clients, home-based approaches offer support, services, skills building, and practical experiences in the home setting. As an alternative to working with an individual or family in an office, home-based therapy is more natural, cost-efficient, and effective. Clients may experience their home as a comfortable, familiar, or safe space. Home-based therapy can remove barriers and allow the client(s) to meet the clinician on the client’s territory. Thus, providing therapy in the home can increase the therapeutic alliance (the trusting relationship between clients and counselor), improve ...

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