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Language and Narratives in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Language and Narratives in Counseling and Psychotherapy

by Scott Meier
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ISBN-13: 9780826108968
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/05/2012
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Scott T. Meier, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology, University at Buffalo. He is a licensed psychologist whose major research and teaching areas focus on psychological measurement (particularly outcome assessment), research methods (particularly program evaluation), and counseling skills (particularly the integration of case conceptualization and assessment with intervention). He is a member of the American Evaluation Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Meier is the author or co-author of 5 books, including Measuring Change in Counseling and Psychotherapy and the best-selling textbook Elements of Counseling. He has published in the American Psychologist, Canadian Journal of School Psychology, Journal of Counseling Psychology, Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, and the American Journal of Evaluation.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 Introduction and Foundations 1

2 Affective Elements of Narratives 13

3 Cognitive Elements of Narratives 35

4 Behavioral Elements of Narratives 57

5 Obstacles to Therapeutic Progress 77

6 Assessment 105

7 Future Directions, Briefly 127

Glossary 137

References 147

Subject Index 167

Dialogues Index 171

Client Themes Index 176

Therapist Responses Index 178

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