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Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy
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Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy
Toward an Improved Understanding of Effective Psychotherapy



October 2008 | 432 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy comprehensively describes the key constructs and key skills involved in the craft of psychotherapy. The chosen constructs contained in this handbook were selected because of their important roles in many psychotherapy cases. Complex patients who do not fall under the so-called empirically supported treatments and diagnostic categories currently available are addressed in a practical manner offering the readers of this text an enriched therapeutic repertoire upon which to rely in dealing with the problems arising in psychotherapy. This book will be of interest to both the experienced psychotherapist wanting to become even more effective by experiencing new ideas as well as a text for beginning students to better orient to the complexities of actual psychotherapy. It will be useful to all the major disciplines of psychotherapy: psychiatry, psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing, marital and family therapists, and more.
William O'Donohue, Steven Graybar
Introduction: Where Science meets Practice
Michael Lavin
Ch 2: The Scientist Practitioner and Dynamic Constructs
Jeffrey Zeig
Ch 3: The (Dramatic) Process of Psychotherapy
William Follette, Deborah Davis
Ch 4: Avoiding an Ice Patch on the Slippery Slope: Clinical Practice and the issue of repressed memories
Deborah Davis, Aaron McVean
Ch 5: Theory and Methods for Studying the Influence of Unconscious Processes
Kenneth Cloke
Ch 6: Meditation, Ego and I: Who, exactly, is in conflict?
James Maddock, Linda Friel, Linda Friel
Ch 7: Family Influences and Ecological Context
Robert Waska
Ch 8: A Psychoanalytical Understanding of the Death Instinct: Problems in Receiving the Good Object
Jeffrey Corpuel
Ch 9: Countertransference: A foundation of Psychotherapy
Patricia Chatham
Ch 10: Projective Identification
Akihiko Masuda, Kelly Wilson
Ch 11: Mindfulness: Being Mindful in Psychotherapy
David Antonuccio, Robert Jackson
Ch 12: The Science of Forgiveness
Lois Parker
Ch 13: Dream/Work in Psychotherapy: A narrative common-sense approach
William Hahn
Ch 14: Shame
James Overholser, Nicole Peak
Ch 15: Treatment of Clients who are struggling with Depression
Ofer Zur
Ch 16: Therapeutic Boundaries and Effective Therapy: Exploring the Relationships
Steven Graybar
Ch 17: Terminating Psychotherapy Therapeutically

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