Ethics of intervention: mot jurisdictio(cid:374)s title psychotherapist is(cid:374)"t lice(cid:374)sed or restricted. Ethical obligations to inform patients about treatment options. Child who is not competent to give consent still has a right to have procedures explained in a simple manner and asked to give assent, which is the verbal form of consent. Psychologist has ethical responsibility to monitor effectiveness of services. Ethical practice requires that the psychologist be attentive to the ongoing and potentially changing fit between the treatment plan, clients plan and clients responses to treatment. If reasonable but modifications required then adapt: abandon should never be under taken lightly. Theoretical approaches: below are ones with strongest research support. Each approach based on a distinct theory of psych functioning and change processes. St psychodynamic psychotherapies: as a response to concerns about cost and effectiveness of extended psychoanalytic and psychodynamic interventions.