International Perspectives on Psychotherapy

International Perspectives on Psychotherapy

by Stefan G. Hofmann (Editor)

Hardcover(1st ed. 2017)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319561936
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/15/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology at Boston University, where he is the Director of the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory. He was born and raised in Germany and has been living in Boston, USA, since 1996. He has published widely as an author of more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 books, including (since recently) an Abnormal text book (with Barlow and Durand). He is a Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters. His research focuses on the mechanism of treatment change, translating discoveries from neuroscience into clinical applications, emotion regulation, and cultural expressions of psychopathology. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He has been president of numerous national and international professional societies, including the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and the International Association for Cognitive Therapy. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the ABCT’s 2010 Outstanding Service Award, the Aaron T. Beck Award for Excellence in Contributions to CBT by Assumption College, and the Aaron T. Beck Award for Significant and Enduring Contributions to the Field of Cognitive Therapy by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is presently editor-in-chief of Cognitive Therapy and Research and associate editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. His research has been funded through generous research grants from the National Institutes of Health private foundations. He lectures internationally, is a licensed psychologist, and is married with two children.

Table of Contents

Psychopathology and Classification.- Psychotherapy Approaches.- North America.- Central Europe.- - Eastern Europe.- Latin America.- South Korea.- China.- Australia.- Africa.- Middle East.- Ethics from a Global Perspective.

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