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Working It out: Using Exercise in Psychotherapy / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557985927
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

I Basics of the Body-Mind Connection
1 "Affective Beneficence": Exercise and Well Being 3
2 The Client, Exercise, and the Therapist 11
3 Theory and Practice in the Therapeutics of Exercise 21
II Choosing Exercise as a Therapeutic Tool
4 The Process of Change 37
5 The Pragmatics of Exercise Initiation and Maintenance 47
6 Walking the Walk While Talking the Talk: Exercise with Clients 59
III The Psychological Benefits of Exercise with Specific Populations
7 Overcoming Inertia: Exercise and Depression 75
8 Calm in Motion: Exercise for Anxiety 87
9 Staying Sane: Exercise and Stress Management, Self-Esteem, and Mastery 97
10 Loss and Gain: Exercise and Eating 107
11 Pacing Oneself: Exercise and Substance Abuse Recovery 119
12 "Burning Off Negative Thoughts": Exercise for People With Chronic Mental Illness 129
13 From Being Alive to Feeling Alive: Trauma Survivor Empowerment 137
14 Healthy and Strong: Exercise and Recovery From Medical Illness 147
15 Oxymorons and Stereotypes: Exercise and Diversity Issues 153
16 Having Fun: Exercise Across the Life Span 167
17 Beyond the Game: Athletes With Emotional Problems 177
IV Caveats and Boundaries
18 When Bad Things Happen to Good Sports: The Consequences of Overuse 191
19 Being Fit: Ethical Issues Relevant to Exercise and Therapy 203
20 The Next Steps: Education, Training, and Marketing 215
Glossary: Exercise and Sport Psychology Terms 225
App. A Exercise and Sport Psychology Development Plan 229
App. B A Brief History of Exercise and Sport Psychology 239
App. C Exercise History, Motivation Inventory, and Exercise Plan 243
References 247
Author Index 267
Subject Index 273
About the Author 281
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