Cradeling the Chrysalis: Becoming the Psychotherapists

Overview

"This book addresses the underlying philosophy and rationale for the training of psychotherapists. How can training prepare prospective psychotherapists and counsellors for a task whose practitioners cannot even agree as to whether it is a science or an art, an impersonal clinical interaction or a profoundly humane, even spiritual, encounter? The authors argue for an understanding of psychotherapy training as a process which closely parallels that of therapy itself." The book does not prescribe a theoretical approach but is unusual in taking an
... See more details below
Paperback
$31.45
BN.com price
(Save 10%)$34.95 List Price
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (8) from $2.08   
  • New (2) from $25.83   
  • Used (6) from $2.08   
Sending request ...

Overview

"This book addresses the underlying philosophy and rationale for the training of psychotherapists. How can training prepare prospective psychotherapists and counsellors for a task whose practitioners cannot even agree as to whether it is a science or an art, an impersonal clinical interaction or a profoundly humane, even spiritual, encounter? The authors argue for an understanding of psychotherapy training as a process which closely parallels that of therapy itself." The book does not prescribe a theoretical approach but is unusual in taking an integrative approach which looks beyond theory to the underlying qualities and processes in training which support the development of competent and creative counsellors and psychotherapists who are fully equal to the challenge of working with clients.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826455383
  • Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.24 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction 1
1 Threads of Meaning 14
2 Teaching/Learning 44
3 'Being-Together' 65
4 The Frame for Teaching/Learning 85
5 The Substance of Teaching/Learning 111
6 An Ethical Endeavour 144
7 After Theory 165
Postscript 181
Bibliography 183
Index 191
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)