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 ===== Goal Setting ===== ===== Goal Setting =====
-It is important for the patient to have specific goals they want to achieve by the time they are finished the course of therapy.+It is important for the patient to have specific goals they want to achieve by the time they are finished the course of therapy. It is also important to have goals between sessions, that are more attainable and realistic. The SMART goals framework is one way of achieving that.
  
-It is also important to have goals between sessions, that are more attainable and realistic. The "SMART Goals" framework is one way of achieving that. +  ​* ''​S''​ - **S**pecific ​(well defined, clear, and unambiguous) 
- +  * ''​M''​ - **M**easurable ​(specific way to measure your progress towards the goal) 
-  ​* ''​S''​ - **S**pecific +  * ''​A''​ - **A**ttainable ​(something not impossible - "Do something 80% attainable and 20% hard")
-  * ''​M''​ - **M**easurable +
-  * ''​A''​ - **A**ttainable+
   * ''​R''​ - **R**ealistic   * ''​R''​ - **R**ealistic
-  * ''​T''​ - **T**ime+  * ''​T''​ - **T**ime ​(must have a start and finish date - if the goal is not time constrained,​ there will be no sense of urgency to achieve the goal!)
  
-Example of a SMART goal could be: "Add more structure to your day" ​-- i.e. Make your bed, eat regular meals, have a regular sleep schedule, and make a regular schedule. Another SMART goal could be: "Have more social interaction by calling one friend each week."+Example of a SMART goal could be: "Add more structure to your day" ​(i.e. - make your bed, eat regular meals, have a regular sleep schedule, and make a regular schedule). Another SMART goal could be: "Have more social interaction by calling one friend each week."
 ===== Homework ===== ===== Homework =====