On Becoming a Psychotherapist

On Becoming a Psychotherapist

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415703840
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/13/2014
Series: Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Windy Dryden is Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London and is an international authority on rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT). He has worked in psychotherapy for over 30 years and is the author and editor of over 200 books.

Laurence Spurling is a practising Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist in London and a Senior Member of the British Psychotherapy Foundation. He is Senior Lecturer in Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London, where he co-ordinates and teaches on the counselling and psychotherapy training programmes, and is a Consultant Adult Psychotherapist for the East London NHS Mental Health Trust. He has published widely on clinical issues.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Classic Edition. Contributors. Preface. Part 1: Introduction. Gilbert, Hughes and Dryden, The Therapist as a Crucial Variable in Psychotherapy. Part 2: The Contributions. Mahoney and Eiseman, The Object of the Dance. Bloomfield, Through Therapy to Self. Thorne, The Blessing and the Curse of Empathy. Heppner, Chance and Choices in Becoming a Therapist. Karp, Living vs. Survival: A psychotherapist’s journey. Strupp, My Career as a Researcher and Psychotherapist. Fransella, A Fight for Freedom. Street, Challenging the ‘White Knight’. Rowan, A Late Developer. Chaplin, Rhythm and Blues. Part 3: Commentaries. Spurling and Dryden, The Self and the Therapeutic Domain. Norcross and Guy, Ten Therapists: The process of becoming and being. Appendix. Author Index. Subject Index.

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