Systematic Treatment Selection: Toward Targeted Therapeutic Interventions / Edition 1

Systematic Treatment Selection: Toward Targeted Therapeutic Interventions / Edition 1

by Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0876305761

ISBN-13: 9780876305768

Pub. Date: 03/28/1990

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876305768
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1990
Series:
Brunner/Mazel Integrative Psychotherapy Series, #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xi

A Note on Case Examples xv

Part I Background and Introduction

1 Introduction 3

A History of Eclectic Psychotherapy 6

Contemporary Eclectic Theories 10

Summary and Comment 12

Suggested Readings 13

2 A Model of Differential Treatment Selection 14

Contributing Viewpoints 14

An Integrative Model 20

Summary and Comment 27

Suggested Readings 27

Part II Patient Predisposing Variables

3 Diagnostic Considerations 31

Critique of Diagnostic Concepts 32

A Practical Critique 36

Seeking a Role for Diagnosis in Treatment Planning 40

Summary and Comment 55

Suggested Readings 55

4 Patient Personal Characteristics 57

Patient Expectations 58

Coping Ability 63

Patient Personality 66

Summary and Comment 80

Suggested Readings 82

5 Environments and Circumstances 83

Environmental Stressors 84

Environmental Resources 86

Summary and Comment 96

Suggested Readings 97

Part III The Treatment Context

6 The Treatment Setting 101

Least Restrictive Treatment Settings 102

The Psychiatric Hospital 104

Restrictive Settings for the Acute Patient 105

Restrictive Settings for the Chronic Patient 107

Alternatives to Hospitalization 108

Treatment Settings vs. Treatment Programs 109

Summary and Comment 111

Suggested Readings 112

7 Treatment Mode And Format 113

Psychosocial Modes and Formats 114

The Treatment Mode of Medical Management 133

Summary and Comment 139

Suggested Readings 140

8 Treatment Frequency and Duration 141

Treatment Duration 141

Interrelationships of Frequency and Duration 152

The Decision Not To Treat 155

Summary and Comment 161

Suggested Readings 162

Part IV Relationship Variables

9 Therapist-Patient Personal Compatibility 169

Persuasion and the Therapeutic Alliance 171

Dimensions of Compatibility 174

Summary and Comment 184

Suggested Readings 185

10 Enhancing and Maintaining the Therapeutic Alliance 186

Role Induction 187

In-Therapy Envitonmental Management 196

Summary and Comment 205

Suggested Readings 206

Part V Tailoring Strategies and Techniques

11 Selecting Focal Targets of Change 211

Differences Among Psychotherapy Methods 212

A Model for Matching Therapy to Patient 222

Formulating Focal Treatment Goals 224

Summary and Comment 234

Suggested Readings 237

12 Selecting the Level of Intervention and the Mediating Goals of Psychotherapy 238

Types of Psychotherapy Experiences 239

Mediating Goals and Phases of Psychotherapy 253

Summary and Comment 263

Suggested Readings 264

13 Conducting Therapeutic Work 265

The Dimensions of Specific Procedures 266

Treatment Manuals and the Four Steps 279

Summary and Comment 283

Suggested Readings 284

Part VI Training Directions

14 Training in Differential Treatment Selection John C. Norcross, Ph.D. 289

Critique of Conventional Training 290

Ideal Training Models 293

Recurrent Obstacles in Integrative Training 297

Clinical Supervision 300

Conclusions and Recommendations 304

Suggested Readings 307

References 308

Index 352

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