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Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Author: Michael Barkham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119536581

Category: Psychology

Page: 852

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Celebrating the 50th anniversary of a best-selling and renowned reference in psychotherapy research and practice. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary and in its seventh edition, Bergin and Garfield's Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change, maintains its position as the essential reference volume for psychotherapy research. This bestselling reference remains the most important overview of research findings in psychotherapy. It is a rigorous and evidence-based text for academics, researchers, practitioners, and students. In recognition of the 50th anniversary, this edition contains a Foreword by Allen Bergin while the Handbook covers the following main themes: historical and methodological issues, measuring and evidencing change in efficacy and practice-based research, therapeutic ingredients, therapeutic approaches and formats, increasing precision and scale of delivery, and future directions in the field of psychotherapy research. Chapters have either been completely rewritten and updated or comprise new topics by contributors including: Characteristics of effective therapists Mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies Personalized treatment approaches The internet as a medium for treatment delivery Models of therapy and how to scale up treatment delivery to address unmet needs The newest edition of this renowned Handbook offers state-of-the-art updates to the key areas in psychotherapy research and practice today. Over 60 authors, experts in their fields, from over 10 countries have contributed to this anniversary edition, providing in-depth, measured and insightful summaries of the current field.

Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Author: Allen E. Bergin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015026865991

Category: Medical

Page: 888

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A revised and updated summary of current research developments in psychotherapy and behavioural changes, which is aimed specifically at students of clinical psychology, social work and counselling.

Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Handbook of Psychotherapy and Behavior Change

Author: Sol Louis Garfield

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: UOM:39015016172598

Category: Behavior therapy

Page: 912

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This updated new edition of the first major work on the subject, is widely recognized as the standard reference and text. Authoritative and comprehensive, it covers the field in a scholarly, evaluative, and eclectic manner. Thoroughly revised, this edition includes significant new material on behavioural medicine and health psychology.

Psychotherapy Relationships that Work : Therapist Contributions and Responsiveness to Patients

Psychotherapy Relationships that Work : Therapist Contributions and Responsiveness to Patients

Author: John C. Norcross University of Scranton

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198032786

Category: Social Science

Page: 466

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This book is the result of the American Psychological Association's Division of Psychotherapy (Div. 29) Task Force aimed at applying psychological science to the identification and promulgation of effective psychotherapy. Many efforts to improve therapy have focused on codifying evidence-based treatments, but in doing so have left the psychotherapeutic relationship behind. Clinical experience and research findings underscore that the therapeutic relationship accounts for as much of the outcome as particular treatments. This volume's 25 chapters identify the elements of effective therapy relationships and methods of customizing psychotherapy to each patient.

The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy

The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Colin Feltham

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412902754

Category: Social Science

Page: 628

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`This all inclusive, comprehensive book may, on first glance, appear to have little that is relevant to emergency nurses. On closer scrutiny it covers many of the emotional problems and crises you will encounter in the emergency department…. [It] is a useful resource and reference book and will be valued by students and practitioners of emergency nursing' - Accident and Emergency Nursing Praise for the First Edition: `An amazingly comprehensive, well-written, balanced and pluralistic handbook that manages to present the rainbow field of psychotherapy and counselling in an accessible and reliable way. This state-of-the-art volume will become absolutely indispensable for anyone involved in this work, whether in training or qualified' - Andrew Samuels, Professor of Analytical Psychology, University of Essex `This remarkable book is more than an elegant presentation of contemporary counselling and psychotherapeutic theory. It is packed full of practical skills and hints - all written by highly experienced practitioners - and presented in an accessible and jargon-free format. No idea is left unturned. This is a practical handbook in every sense of the word and essential reading for trainees and practitioners alike' - Professor Robert Bor, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Royal Free Hospital, London `Well organized, fully inclusive and skilfully edited, it is going to be impossible not to buy this handbook. Basically it has something on everything which people might ask about the counselling and psychotherapy profession' - Dave Mearns, Professor of Counselling, University of Strathclyde `This is an immensely useful source book for therapists to keep near at hand in order to update knowledge and to satisfy curiosity about new ways of working. It will also be extremely helpful for trainees as they strive to gain an over-arching perspective in a rapidly proliferating field' - Professor Helen Cowie, School of Psychology and Counselling, University of Surrey Roehampton The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition is the most comprehensive text of its kind and an essential resource for trainees and practitioners alike. Comprising succinct and easy-to-access contributions, the Handbook describes not only the traditional skills and theoretical models, but also the most common client concerns brought to therapy and the particular skills required for different practice settings and client groups. Written and edited by those at the very forefront of counselling and psychotherapy, the Handbook has been substantially updated for this, the Second Edition and includes new material on evidence-based practice, psychopharmacology, counselling by email, psychodrama, solution-focused therapy, quality evaluation, and attachment theory. For trainees The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition provides the ideal companion to each stage of their studies, while for practitioners the Handbook is an indispensable source of professional reference.

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume 3

The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume 3

Author: Irving B. Weiner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470170274

Category: Psychology

Page: 482

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Psychologists, researchers, teachers, and students need complete and comprehensive information in the fields of psychology and behavioral science. The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, Volume Three has been the reference of choice for almost three decades. This indispensable resource is updated and expanded to include much new material. It uniquely and effectively blends psychology and behavioral science. The Fourth Edition features over 1,200 entries; complete coverage of DSM disorders; and a bibliography of over 10,000 citations. Readers will benefit from up-to-date and authoritative coverage of every major area of psychology.

Psychotherapy Research

Psychotherapy Research

Author: Omar C.G. Gelo

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783709113820

Category: Psychology

Page: 648

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This book provides readers with essential information on the foundations of psychotherapy research, and on its applications to the study of both psychotherapy process and outcome. The aim is to stimulate a reflection on these issues in a way that will benefit researchers and clinicians, as well as undergraduate and graduate students, at different levels and from different perspectives. Accordingly, the book presents a balanced mix of chapters summarizing the state of the art in the field from different viewpoints and covering innovative topics and perspectives, reflecting some of the most established traditions and, at the same time, emerging approaches in the field in several countries. The contributors, who were invited from among the experts in our national and international professional networks, also represent a healthy mix of leading figures and young researchers. The first part of the book addresses a number of fundamental issues in psychotherapy research at a historical, philosophical, and theoretical level. The second part of the book is concerned with research on psychotherapy processes; in this regard, both quantitative and qualitative approaches are given equal consideration in order to reflect the growing relevance of the latter. The book’s third and last part examines research on psychotherapy outcomes, primarily focusing on quantitative approaches. Offering a balanced mix of perspectives, approaches and topics, the book represents a valuable tool for anyone interested in psychotherapy research.

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice, Third Edition

Theoretical Perspectives for Direct Social Work Practice, Third Edition

Author: Nick Coady, PhD

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826119483

Category: Social Science

Page: 496

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This expanded third edition of a popular textbook provides a completely revised and updated overview of the theories, models, and therapies that inform direct social work practice. The text is grounded in generalist social work principles and values and promotes a problem-solving model of social work practice as a framework for the eclectic use of theory, as well as for integrating the artistic, reflective elements of practice. It provides in-depth coverage of select psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, critical, and postmodern theories. The third edition features a new section on Critical Theories, where a new chapter on Empowerment Theory is included with a completely revised chapter on Feminist Theory. A new chapter on Strengths-based Social Work has been added to the section on meta-theories for social work practice. Other new chapters include Emotion-focused Therapy and Collaborative Therapy. These revisions are based on suggestions from an extensive survey of professors. New to the Third Edition: • A new section on Critical Theories • New chapters on Strengths-based Social Work, Emotion-focused Therapy, Empowerment Theory, and Collaborative Therapy • Updated research on the debate about the importance of theory/technique versus common (e.g., relationship) factors, and on the critique of the empirically supported treatment movement Key Features: • Grounds direct practice firmly in the principles and values of generalist social work • Promotes a problem-solving model of social work as a flexible structure for integrating the eclectic use of theory with the artistic, reflective elementsof practice • Organizes direct practice theories into like groupings and provides an overview of the main characteristics of each grouping • Provides in-depth coverage of topics in a clear, logical, and consistent format • Includes editors and contributors from the U.S. and Canada