Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance: A Relational Treatment Guide / Edition 1

Negotiating the Therapeutic Alliance: A Relational Treatment Guide / Edition 1

by Jeremy D. Safran, J. Christopher Muran
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1572308699

ISBN-13: 9781572308695

Pub. Date: 05/22/2003

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

A half-century of psychotherapy research has shown that the quality of the therapeutic alliance is the most robust predictor of treatment success. This unique book provides a systematic framework for negotiating ruptures and strains in the therapeutic alliance and transforming them into therapeutic breakthroughs. Cutting-edge developments in psychoanalysis and

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A half-century of psychotherapy research has shown that the quality of the therapeutic alliance is the most robust predictor of treatment success. This unique book provides a systematic framework for negotiating ruptures and strains in the therapeutic alliance and transforming them into therapeutic breakthroughs. Cutting-edge developments in psychoanalysis and other modalities are synthesized with original research and clinical wisdom gleaned from years of work in the field. The result is a practical and highly sophisticated guide that spells out clear principles of intervention while at the same time inspiring therapists toward greater creativity.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781572308695
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/22/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
952,412
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. The Therapeutic Alliance Reconsidered
2. Fundamental Assumptions and Principles
3. Understanding Alliance Ruptures and Therapeutic Impasses
4. Therapeutic Metacommunication: Mindfulness in Action
5. Stage-Process Models of Alliance Rupture Resolution
6. Brief Relational Therapy
7. A Relational Approach to Training and Supervision

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