Key Competencies in Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy: Clinical Practice Beyond the Manual

Key Competencies in Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy: Clinical Practice Beyond the Manual

by Jeffrey L. Binder
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1609181689

ISBN-13: 9781609181680

Pub. Date: 11/26/2010

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

This book identifies the core competencies shared by expert therapists and helps clinicians—especially those providing brief dynamic/interpersonal therapy—to develop and apply them in their own work. Rather than being a cookbook of particular techniques, the book richly describes therapists' mental processes and moment-to-moment actions as they engage in

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This book identifies the core competencies shared by expert therapists and helps clinicians—especially those providing brief dynamic/interpersonal therapy—to develop and apply them in their own work. Rather than being a cookbook of particular techniques, the book richly describes therapists' mental processes and moment-to-moment actions as they engage in effective therapeutic inquiry and improvise to help patients achieve their goals. The author integrates the psychotherapy and cognitive science literatures to provide a unique understanding of therapis expertise. Featuring many illustrative examples, the book offers fresh insights into how learning and interpersonal skills can be enhanced for both therapist and client.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609181680
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
11/26/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Sales rank:
740,393
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The Key to Good Psychotherapy
2. Competency 1: The Use of Theoretical Models of Personality, Psychopathology, and Therapeutic Process to Guide the Conduct of Psychotherapy
3. Competency 2: Problem Formulation and Treatment Planning
4. Competency 3: Tracking the Issue That Is the Focus of Therapy
5. Competency 4: Planning What to Do and Carrying It Out—The Therapeutic Inquiry
6. Competency 4: Planning What to Do and Carrying It Out—Implementing Change
7. Competency 5: Relationship Management
8. Termination, with Karishma K. Patel
9. Training
Epilogue

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