Year: 1990 Source: Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, v.4, no.1, (February 1990), p.12-17 SIEC No: 19900651

Tim is a 17 yr old white male adolescent who exhibited extreme social isolation & was unresponsive to multiple forms of treatment. Staff members had conflicting views about the nature of Tim’s difficulties, these conflicting views indicated their loss of objectivity. Using client-centered case consultation & single-case research design, the consultant helped staff members regain their objectivity so they might intervene to reduce Tim’s social isolation.