Comprehensive Textbook of Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

Comprehensive Textbook of Psychotherapy: Theory and Practice / Edition 1

by Bruce Bongar, Bongar
     
 

ISBN-10: 019508215X

ISBN-13: 9780195082159

Pub. Date: 01/05/1995

Publisher: Oxford University Press


New developments in psychotherapy research and practice over the past twenty years require a new perspective from a psychotherapy book. Until recently, approaches to clinical practices were presented as competing truths. Each one was viewed as a distinct, all-encompassing system of thought and clinical practice. Therapists were expected to decide which school they…  See more details below

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New developments in psychotherapy research and practice over the past twenty years require a new perspective from a psychotherapy book. Until recently, approaches to clinical practices were presented as competing truths. Each one was viewed as a distinct, all-encompassing system of thought and clinical practice. Therapists were expected to decide which school they favored and then apply its treatment methods consistently to all patients. This is no longer the case.
While a growing body of empirical research supports the efficacy of treatment over no treatment, it does not endorse any one treatment as superior to all others. Moreover, most psychotherapists today acknowledge that they draw on therapeutic insights and techniques from a number of psychological schools of thought.
To guide therapists in developing their own style of effective psychotherapy, Bruce Bongar and Larry E. Beutler have assembled a work that provides an overview of the field and an understanding of the essential features of the leading schools of psychotherapy. They bring together experts who introduce the individual theories and practice techniques from these schools and guide the reader in discovering which approaches work best for which patients.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195082159
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
01/05/1995
Series:
Oxford Series in Clinical Psychology Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
520
Product dimensions:
10.31(w) x 7.37(h) x 1.14(d)

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Table of Contents

PART I: Theories and Practices of Psychotherapy
1. Unity and Diversity Among Psychotherapies: A Comparative Perspective, David E. Orlinsky and Kenneth I. Howard
2. Psychodynamic Therapies in Historical Perspective, Bertram Karon and Anmarie J. Widener
3. Psychodynamic Therapies in Practice: Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy, Jeffrey L. Binder, Hans H. Strupp, and William P. Henry
4. Behavioral Therapies in Historical Perspective, W. Edward Craighead, Linda Wilcoxon Craighead, and Stephen S. Ilardi
5. Behavior Therapy in Practice, Kim T. Mueser and Robert P. Liberman
6. Depth Existential Therapy: Evolution Since World War II, James F.T. Bugental and Bruce McBeath
7. Experiential Therapy in Practice: The Process-Experiential Approach, Robert Elliott and Leslie S. Greenberg
8. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Historical Perspective, Donald H. Meichenbaum
9. Cognitive Therapies in Practice, Keith S. Dobson and Brian F. Shaw
10. Group Psychotherapy in Historical Perspective, Max Rosenbaum and Kathleen M. Patterson
11. Group Therapy in Practice, Barbara Ballinger and Irvin Yalom
12. Family Therapy in Historical Perspective, John F. Clarkin and Daniel Carpenter
13. Family Systems Therapy in Practice: A Systemic Couples Therapy for Problem Drinking, Michael Rohrbaugh, et al.
14. Integrative and Eclectic Therapies in Historical Perspective, Marvin R. Goldfried and John C. Norcross
15. Integrative and Eclectic Therapies in Practice, Larry E. Beutler, Andres J. Consoli, and Rebecca E. Williams
PART II: Psychotherapy for Special Populations and Circumstances
16. Psychotherapy with Women in Theory and Practice, Annette M. Brodsky and Susan L. Steinberg
17. Counseling and Psychotherapy with Racial/Ethnic Minority Groups in Theory and Practice, J. Manuel Casas
18. Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Susan M. Panichelli and Philip C. Kendall
19. Psychotherapy with Older Adults in Theory and Practice, Dolores Gallagher-Thompson and Larry W. Thompson
20. Brief and Crisis Psychotherapy in Theory and Practice, Julia Shiang and Bruce Bongar
PART III: Research Methods, Professional Issues, and New Directions
21. Methods of Psychotherapy Research, Alan E. Kazdin
22. Issues in the Training of Psychotherapists, Richard P. Halgin and Robert A. Murphy
23. Ethics in Psychotherapy
24. The Modern Psychotherapist and the Future of Psychotherapy, Michael J. Mahoney

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