A Guide to Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Awareness, Courage, Love, and Behaviorism / Edition 1

A Guide to Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Awareness, Courage, Love, and Behaviorism / Edition 1

by Mavis Tsai, Robert J. Kohlenberg, Jonathan W. Kanter, Barbara Kohlenberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387097864

ISBN-13: 9780387097862

Pub. Date: 02/11/2009

Publisher: Springer US

*Provides conceptual framework, not isolated techniques *Offers a psychotherapeutically useful version of radical behaviorism *Contains ethical guidelines *Covers borderline, narcissistic and multiple personality disorders "In 1991 Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) was among the first new approaches that proved that behavioral psychology could be brought more

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*Provides conceptual framework, not isolated techniques *Offers a psychotherapeutically useful version of radical behaviorism *Contains ethical guidelines *Covers borderline, narcissistic and multiple personality disorders "In 1991 Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) was among the first new approaches that proved that behavioral psychology could be brought more fully and effectively into psychotherapy. In this long awaited volume, leaders in FAP show how the model has developed and provide guidance for its clinical implementation. Alone and in combination with other treatments, FAP speaks to some of the deepest clinical issues there are, and can empower clinical work virtually regardless of the clinician's current approach. Highly recommended." -Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D., University of Nevada "Functional Analytic Psychotherapy offers the best opportunity for the development of genuinely integrative therapeutic practice the field has ever seen. This guidebook to FAP should help to open up new exciting vistas to therapists of all theoretical persuasions. It is one of the most important books on psychotherapy in decades." -Alan S. Gurman, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health "This volume describes an approach to therapy that creatively highlights the use of the therapy interaction as a sample of the client's problematic interpersonal relationships. Using an integrative blending of learning principles with sound clinical interaction skills, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy helps clients to learn what does and what does not get them what they want and need. All this is richly illustrated with case materials and therapy transcripts, providing the clinician with clear guidelines on how to implement this approach to therapy." -Marvin R. Goldfried, Ph.D., Stony Brook University For more than two decades, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy has brought new meaning, depth and intensity to client-therapist rel

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387097862
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/11/2009
Edition description:
1st Edition. 2nd Printing. 2008
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

What is FAP?-Lines of Evidence in Support of FAP.-Chapter 3 Assessment and Case Conceptualization.-Therapeutic Technique: The Five Rules.-Intimacy.-Self and Mindfulness.-The Course of Therapy – Beginning, Middle, and End Phases of FAP.-Supervision and Therapist Self-Development.-Values in Therapy and Green FAP.-Appendix

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