Listening to Patients: Relearning the Art of Healing in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

Listening to Patients: Relearning the Art of Healing in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

by Richard G. Druss, M. D. Richard G. Druss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195135938

ISBN-13: 9780195135930

Pub. Date: 06/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This is a guide for psychology residents, medical students, and traine es in clinical psychology, social work, and nursing. It examines the c hallenges and rewards of establishing an alliance with patients and de monstrates how therapy can provide a safe means for them to handle the ir experiences. Topics discussed in detail include creating a working alliance,

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This is a guide for psychology residents, medical students, and traine es in clinical psychology, social work, and nursing. It examines the c hallenges and rewards of establishing an alliance with patients and de monstrates how therapy can provide a safe means for them to handle the ir experiences. Topics discussed in detail include creating a working alliance, initial sessions, conversion reactions, body image, the spir itual life of patients, the goals of patients and therapists, and pati ents who return to therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195135930
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Creating the Working Alliance
2. The Initial Sessions: Setting the Course
3. Positive Transferences in Psychotherapy
4. Conflict, Personality, and Culture in Psychotherapy
5. Body Image: In the Eye of the Beholder
6. Supervision of Psychotherapy
7. The Spiritual Life of Patients
8. Termination of Psychotherapy: Patient's Goals, Therapist's Goals
9. Patients Who Return to Psychotherapy
Notes
Index

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