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Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy

Handbook of Contemporary Psychotherapy
Toward an Improved Understanding of Effective Psychotherapy

September 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

William T. O'Donohue

William T. O’Donohue is a licensed clinical psychologist, professor of psychology and adjunct professor in the Department of Philosophy at University of Nevada, Reno, and a faculty member of the National Judicial College. He is widely recognized in the field for his proposed innovations in mental health service delivery, in treatment design and evaluation, and in knowledge of empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapies. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement for Behavior Therapy and served on the Board of Directors of this organization. Dr. O’Donohue has published over 50 books and 150 articles in scholarly... More About Author

Steven R. Graybar

Steve Graybar received his B.S. in Psychology from Northern Arizona University. He received his M.A. in 1987 and Ph.D. in 1989 from the University of Nevada, Reno. Currently he divides his time between his work at the University of Nevada and his private practice. He was honored by the Nevada State Psychological Association for career contributions related to his seven years of work on the Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. More About Author

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