Chapter 1: Science and Diversity in Psychotherapy: Important Perspectives.
Impact of Managed-Care.
Evidence-Based Practice and Empirically Supported Therapies.
Cultural and Diversity Issues.
Evidence- Based Practice and Diversity Issues in Therapy.
Chapter 2: Evidence-Based Practice in Psychotherapy: Techniques and Relationships.
Psychotherapy as It Is Often Practiced.
Empirically Supported Therapies (ESTs).
Contextual and Empirically Supported Relationships.
Factors Related to Treatment Outcome.
Conducting Therapy using a Scientifi c Model.
Chapter 3: Therapist-Client Relationship Skills.
The Therapeutic Alliance.
Choosing Relevant Interventions.
Preventing Treatment Failure.
Chapter 4: Contextual and Collaborative Assessment.
Chapter 5: Diagnosis and Conceptualization.
Diagnosis Using DSM-IV-TR.
Conceptualization and Development of Treatment Goals.
Collaborative Conceptualization Model.
Collaborating on Intervention Strategies.
Chapter 6: Psychodynamic Theory and Techniques.
The Evolution of Psychodynamic Theory.
Traditional One-Person Psychoanalytic Theories.
Two-Person or Relational Psychoanalytic Theories.
Psychodynamic Concepts and Techniques.
Research on Psychodynamic Therapy and Techniques.
Diversity Issues with Psychoanalytic Intervention.
Chapter 7: Core Conflictual Relationship Theme Therapy.
Theoretical Basis of the CCRT Method.
Supportive Elements Necessary for a Strong Therapist-Client Bond.
Steps in Identifying the CCRT.
Therapeutic Goals with CCRT.
The Three Phases of CCRT Therapy.
Evaluation of CCRT Therapy: Scientific Basis, Contextual and Diversity Issues.
Chapter 8: Interpersonal Therapy.
Theory of Interpersonal Therapy.
Therapist Role and Strategies in IPT.
IPT Treatment of Depression.
Evaluation of Interpersonal Therapy: Scientific Basis, Contextual and Diversity Issues.
Chapter 9: Humanistic Theories and Techniques.
The Client-Centered Approach.
Research on Client-Centered Therapy.
Diversity Issues with Client-Centered Therapy.
Chapter 10: Motivational Enhancement Therapy.
Motivational Interviewing Theory.
The Motivational Enhancement Therapy Program for Alcohol Abuse and Dependence.
Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing: Scientific Basis, Contextual and Diversity Issues.
Chapter 11: Cognitive-Behavioral Theory and Techniques.
Classical Conditioning Theory.
Operant Conditioning Therapy.
Social Skills Training.
Social Learning Theory.
Research on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies.
Diversity Issues with Cognitive- Behavior Therapy.
Chapter 12: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression.
Beck's Theory of Depression.
Components of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Depression.
Impediments to Collaboration.
Initial Interview and Introduction to CBT.
The Structure and Format of Ongoing CBT Sessions.
Evaluation of CBT: Scientifi c Basis, Contextual and Diversity Issues.
Chapter 13: Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Theory and Conceptualization.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Cognitive and Behavioral Intervention Strategies.
The DBT Treatment Process.
Evaluation of DBT: Scientific Basis, Contextual and Diversity Issues.
Chapter 14: Multicultural Counseling Theory.
Multicultural Counseling Theory.
Evaluation of MCT.
Chapter 15: Multicultural and Diversity Issues in Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Acknowledging Differences: Respect and Understanding Are the Key.
Issues Related to Specifi c Populations.
Specific Considerations for Diverse Populations.
Failures in Cultural Competence and What We Need to Do.
Chapter 16: Assessment and Intervention in Emergency Situations.
Understanding Your Own Response to Crisis.
Understanding the Emergency Plan for Your Work Setting.
The Importance of Assessing the Prior Histories of All Clients.
Assessing and Responding to an Emergency Situation.
Assessing and Responding to a Suicidal Crisis.
Best Practices In Managing Situations Involving Suicidal Ideation.
Assessing and Managing an Angry or Potentially Violent Client.
Best Practices in Crisis Management.
Chapter 17: Understanding Psychopharmacology.
Overview of Psychopharmacology Basics.
The Role of Therapists in Medication Management.
Special Considerations with Medication.
Chapter 18: Medications Used with Psychological Disorders.
Medications Used to Treat Depression.
Medications Used with Anxiety Disorders.
Medications Used with Psychotic Disorders.
Medications Used with Bipolar Disorder.
Medications Used with Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder.
Considerations and Best Practices Regarding the Use of Medication.
Appendix A: Intake Assessment Form.
Appendix B: Issues Related to Specific Populations.
African American Populations.
Native American Populations.
Asian American Populations.
Gay Men, Lesbians, Bisexuals, and Transsexuals.
Considerations with Gender.
Considerations with Older Adults.
Considerations with Disability Issues.
Appendix C: Psychotropic Medications.
Medications Commonly Used in the Treatment of Depression.
Medications Commonly Used as Mood Stabilizers in Bipolar Disorder.
Medications Commonly Used in the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders.
Medications Commonly Used in the Treatment of ADD / ADHD.
Medications Commonly Used in the Treatment of Psychotic Symptoms.