Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy: The Process-Experiential Approach to Change / Edition 1

Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy: The Process-Experiential Approach to Change / Edition 1

by Robert Elliott, Leslie Greenberg, Rhonda Goldman, Jeanne C. Watson
     
 

In Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy, the originators of Process-Experiential Therapy describe in detail the various tasks and techniques of this theoretically grounded, empirically supported, and integrative humanistic therapy, while emphasizing the importance of the therapeutic relationship. The authors, Robert Elliott, Jeanne C. Watson, Leslie S. Greenberg, and

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In Learning Emotion-Focused Therapy, the originators of Process-Experiential Therapy describe in detail the various tasks and techniques of this theoretically grounded, empirically supported, and integrative humanistic therapy, while emphasizing the importance of the therapeutic relationship. The authors, Robert Elliott, Jeanne C. Watson, Leslie S. Greenberg, and Rhonda N. Goldman, well-respected scholars and leading figures in the field, address each major aspect of theory, case formulation, treatment, and research, as well as the nuances of learning and teaching this complex form of therapy. This exceptionally informative book has the potential to be of great practical value to therapists and students learning experiential, humanistic, and integrative therapies, as well as to those who teach this mode of psychotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591470809
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.28(h) x 1.15(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction3
IFundamentals of Process-Experiential Therapy17
Ch. 2Process-Experiential Theory Made Simple19
Ch. 3Research on the Effectiveness of Process-Experiential Therapy43
Ch. 4Client Microprocesses: What Process-Experiential Therapists Listen For53
Ch. 5Therapist Processes in Process-Experiential Therapy73
Ch. 6An Overview of Therapeutic Tasks97
IISpecific Process-Experiential Processes and Tasks109
Ch. 7Empathy and Exploration: The Core of Process-Experiential Therapy111
Ch. 8The Care and Feeding of Therapeutic Relationships141
Ch. 9Accessing and Allowing Experiencing169
Ch. 10Reprocessing Problematic Experiences193
Ch. 11Two-Chair Work for Conflict Splits219
Ch. 12Empty Chair Work for Unfinished Interpersonal Issues243
IIIPragmatic Issues in Applying Process-Experiential Therapy267
Ch. 13Frequently Asked Questions on Applying Process-Experiential Therapy269
Ch. 14Adapting Process-Experiential Therapy to Particular Client Problems287
Ch. 15Recommendations for Teaching and Learning Process-Experiential Therapy311
References323
Index343
About the Authors365

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