Social Processes in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

Social Processes in Clinical and Counseling Psychology

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ISBN-13: 9781461387305
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1. Social Processes in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: Introduction and Orienting Assumptions.- The Integration of Social, Clinical, and Counseling Psychology: Recent Trends.- Research and Clinical Practice: Three Common Myths.- Social Processes in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: Orienting Assumptions.- Domains of the Social-Clinical-Counseling Interface.- Concluding Comments.- 2. Research Issues at the Social, Clinical, and Counseling Psychology Interface.- Historical Methodological Forces.- Social Psychology as an Experimental Science.- Internal and External Validity.- The Slippery Slope: Generalization of Results.- The Firm Ground: Generalizing Conclusions.- “Ya Gotta Know the Territory”.- 3. Social Support and Clinical Practice.- Psychotherapy as a Form of Social Support.- Social Support as a Goal of Psychotherapy.- Communal Social Support: The Ties That Bind.- Social Support for the Therapist Too.- 4. Self-Efficacy Theory and Research: Applications in Clinical and Counseling Psychology.- Basic Tenets of Self-Efficacy Theory.- Clinical Applications of Self-Efficacy Theory.- Issues in Self-Efficacy Theory.- 5. Counseling and Persuasion: Extrapolating the Elaboration Likelihood Model.- The Routes to Persuasion.- Motivation and Ability.- Client Resistance.- The Role of Affect.- Client Variables.- The Nature of Cognitive Processing.- Counselor Credibility.- Conclusion and Future Directions.- 6. Interpersonal Change Processes in Therapeutic Interactions.- How Behavior Change Is Generated in Conversations.- What Behavior Is Changed in Therapeutic Conversations.- Classification and Interpersonal Functions of Self-Presentations.- Empirical Studies of Self-Presentation in Therapy.- Therapeutic Interactions.- The Artful Dance of Therapy.- 7. A Social Influence Approach to Counselor Supervision.- The Social Influence Point of View.- The Conceptualization.- Supervisor’s Social Power.- Trainee Need.- Conclusion.- 8. Depression, Nondepression, and Social Comparison Biases.- Cognitive Theories of Depression.- Social Comparison Processes and Biases.- Depression and Realism in Self-Perception.- The Self-Other Distinction and Social Comparison Biases.- Origins of Biases in Social Comparison Processes.- Depression and Social Comparison Processes: Cause or Consequence?.- Biases in Social Comparison: Differentiating Error, Irrationality, and Maladaptiveness.- Depression and Social Comparison Processes: Therapeutic Implications.- 9. Self-Handicapping and Psychopathology: An Integration of Social and Clinical Perspectives.- The Social Psychological Origins of Self-Handicapping Theory.- How Self-Handicapping Exploits Attributional Principles.- Why Success Motivates “Defensive” Self-Handicapping Behavior.- Career Self-Handicapping: A Psychological Disorder.- Therapeutic Implications of the Self-Handicapping Formulation.- 10. A Self-Presentational Model for the Treatment of Social Anxieties.- Treatment Models.- The Self-Presentational Theory.- Self-Presentational Motivation.- Perceived Self-Presentational Ability.- Client-Treatment Matching.- Summary.- 11. Self-Perception Theory and Heterosocial Anxiety.- Development of the Treatment.- Empirical Support.- Positive Features and Limitations.- Integration with Social Psychology Theory and Research.- Integration with Clinical-Counseling Theory and Research.- Future Directions for Theory and Research.- 12. An Attributional Approach to Marital Dysfunction and Therapy.- Attribution Theories and Research in the Marital Area.- Clinical Implications.- Research on Cognitive-Behavioral Marital Therapy.- Clinical Cautions.- 13. Processes in Rehabilitation: A Social Psychological Analysis.- The Chronic Pain Patient: From Disability to Stigma.- The Chronic Pain Patient: Self-Stigmatization.- Chronic Low Back Pain Rehabilitation.- The Process of Rehabilitation.- Implications for Research and Clinical Practice.- 14. Future Directions.- Increasing Collaboration Among Social, Counseling, and Clinical Psychologists.- Barriers to the Interface.- Where Do We Go From Here?.- Author Index.

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