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Depression: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments

Depression: A Practitioner's Guide to Comparative Treatments

by Mark A. Reinecke, Michael R. Davison


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ISBN-13: 9780826120939
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 01/29/2007
Series: Springer Series on Comparative Treatments for Psychological Disorders
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 528
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

About the Author

Mark A. Reinecke, PhD, ABPP, ACT, is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences and the chief of the Division of Psychology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a distinguished fellow and former president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, a diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a fellow of Division 12 (Clinical Psychology) of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Reinecke's clinical and research interests include childhood depression and suicide, cognitive and social vulnerability for depression and cognitive mediation of adjustment to chronic illness. His most recent books are: Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents (2nd Ed., edited with Dattilio, F., & Freeman, A., 2003) and Cognitive Therapy Across the Lifespan: Evidence and Practice (edited with Clark, D., 2004).

Michael A. Davison, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and has been a Professor in the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago since 1996. Besides his teaching activities, he oversees the school's Masters in Organizational Counseling program. His practice interests include individual psychotherapy, couples and family counseling, organizational consulting, and peak performance coaching.

Dr. Davison has professional publications in the areas of Cognitive Therapy, the treatment of depression, and brief therapy. He has also presented at numerous professional conferences on his approach to helping individuals create rapid change.

He works one-on-one with Robert Stuberg in the Masters Coaching Program and has become one of the most sought after coaches at His impeccable credentials combined with his common sense approach to life, set him apart as a high level coach to both individuals and organizations.

Dr. Davison's philosophy and approach to working with individuals can be described as collaborative and solution focused. He specializes in helping individuals identify and overcome limitations in their thinking, and has a knack of helping individuals find rapid solutions to long-standing challenges. As many of the newer schools of psychotherapy acknowledge, there is a strong connection between an individual's thinking, feeling and behavior. Therefore creating slight shifts in any of these areas can start the ball rolling to create profound change.

Table of Contents


Foreword, William T. McKinney


  1. Alternative Treatments of Depression: Points of Convergence and Divergence, Mark A. Reinecke
  2. Treatment for Depression: What the Research Says, Michael J. Lambert and Matthew J. Davis
  3. Cultural Considerations for Understanding, Assessing, and Treating Depressive Experience and Disorder, Anthony J. Marsella and Aaron Kaplan
  4. The Case of Nancy, Mark A. Reinecke, Michael R. Davison, and Bertram Cohler
  5. Individual Psychology of Depresion, Mark H. Stone
  6. An Object Relations View of Depression, Frank Summers
  7. A Self Psychology Approach for Depression, Robert M. Galatzer-Levy
  8. Supportive-Expressive Psychodynamic Therapy for Depression, Paul Crits-Christoph, David Mark, and Mary Beth Connolly Gibbons
  9. Behavioral Therapy of Depression, E. Thomas Dowd
  10. Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy for Depression: Achieving Unconditional Self-Acceptance, Raymond DiGuiseppe, Kristene A. Doyle, and Raphael D. Rose
  11. Cognitive Therapies of Depression: A Modularized Treatment Approach, Mark A. Reinecke
  12. Schema-Focused Therapy for Depression, Jeffrey E. Young and Daniel E. Mattila
  13. Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Scott Stuart and Michael W. OHara
  14. Couple and Family Therapy, Norman Epstein
  15. Integrative Conceptualization and Treatment of Depression, John C. Norcross, Larry E. Beutler, and Roslyn Caldwell
  16. Psychopharmacology of Major Depression, Ilpo T. Kaariainen
  17. Comparative Treatments of Depression: Entering the Zen Garden, Mark A. Reinecke and Michael R. Davison
  18. Appendix


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"At last, a comprehensive view of all the psychological approaches to depression...especially valuable to clinicians and students trying to wind their ways through the maze of different therapies."--Aaron T. Beck, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania

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