Abstract. This article shows the application of positive and transcultural psychotherapy as a theoretical guide to intervene in the social work case service case of a bipolar disorder rehabilitation patient with a 15-year medical history. Our service and our confusion before the application of positive and transcultural psychotherapy, and the surprises and results after its application are presented. The paper shows the real conflict in the four areas in the life of the client and his conflict response model, based on the analysis of the services provided by combining social work methods and positive and transcultural psychotherapy, and the results and the change in our service obtained by the client.
Keywords: mental illness, bipolar disorder, positive psychotherapy, transcultural psychotherapy, social work