Humor And Wellness In Clinical Intervention

Humor And Wellness In Clinical Intervention

by Waleed Salameh
     
 

Presenting a cutting-edge theory for using humor in psychotherapy, counseling, and clinical intervention, this volume brings together a group of outstanding experts in the field of clinical intervention. Each chapter shows how humor can play a vital role in the promotion of wellness in general and in mental health wealthness in particular. It provides specific

Overview

Presenting a cutting-edge theory for using humor in psychotherapy, counseling, and clinical intervention, this volume brings together a group of outstanding experts in the field of clinical intervention. Each chapter shows how humor can play a vital role in the promotion of wellness in general and in mental health wealthness in particular. It provides specific theoretical perspectives aimed at helping readers develop both their awareness of humor as a clinical tool and dexterity in using humor to facilitate productive change during the therapeutic process.

This book will be of interest to students and professionals in all areas of the helping and healing professions. In addition to the psychotherapeutic disciplines, it also has applications in human relations and communication-training fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275961558
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/30/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

WALEED A. SALAMEH is a clinical psychologist in private practice.

WILLIAM F. FRY, JR., is a psychiatrist in private practice and Associate Professor at Stanford University.

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