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Practical Insights for Busy Caregivers

How to motivate without ‘bullying’ during caregiving


January 21, 2019, by

In an article posted on, clinical psychologist and family therapist Barry Jacobs reflects on how he sometimes “transgressed the blurry line between supportive guidance and arm-twisting” when caring for his mother. He then describes how family caregivers can develop a range of strategies that allow the person they’re looking to feel supported, not challenged.