Self-Disclosure in Psychotherapy and Recovery includes a unique mosaic of theoretical and practical clinical information, rich case studies, research finding, and a wealth of evidence-based practice guidelines related to therapist and client self-disclosure in the psychotherapeutic encounter. Experienced clinicians, neophyte therapists, and counselors in training will find this book provides a wealth of insight and information that will significantly benefit their therapeutic work. Gary G. Forrest elucidates a diversity of self-disclosure topics that pertain to a wide range of issues impacting every facet of the process and outcome of psychotherapy relationships. Self-Disclosure in Psychotherapy and Recovery represents a seminal contribution to the counseling and psychotherapy literature specific to chemical dependency counseling, addictions-focused therapy, and the self-help-based recovery mode. This book will be an essential recourse for individuals pursing graduate training and advanced education or supervision in the various behavioral health professions.
Gary G. Forrest, Ed.D., Ph.D., in licensed clinical psychologist in independent practice and executive director of Psychotherapy Associates, PC, and the Institute for Addictive Behavioral Change in Colorado Springs, Colorado.