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The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner / Edition 3

The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner / Edition 3

by Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., L. Mark Peterson


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The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner / Edition 3

The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Third Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal review agencies.

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ISBN-13: 9780471271130
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/13/2002
Series: PracticePlanners Series , #147
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

ARTHUR E. JONGSMA, Jr., PhD, is Series Editor for the bestselling PracticePlanners® .Since 1971, he has provided professional mental health services to both inpatient and outpatient clients. He managed a group private practice for twenty-five years and is now the Executive Director of Life Guidance Services in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

L. MARK PETERSON, ACSW, is Program Manager for Bethany Christian Services' Residential Treatment and Family Counseling programs in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

TIMOTHY J. BRUCE, PhD, is Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois.

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Table of Contents

Series Prefacexiii
How to Develop a Treatment Plan4
Sample Standard Treatment Plan9
Sample Quantitative Treatment Plan12
Anger Management16
Antisocial Behavior21
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)--Adult34
Borderline Personality43
Chemical Dependence51
Chemical Dependence--Relapse58
Childhood Traumas66
Chronic Pain72
Cognitive Deficits82
Eating Disorder105
Educational Deficits114
Family Conflict119
Female Sexual Dysfunction127
Financial Stress136
Grief/Loss Unresolved143
Impulse Control Disorder151
Intimate Relationship Conflicts157
Legal Conflicts166
Low Self-Esteem171
Male Sexual Dysfunction177
Mania or Hypomania186
Medical Issues193
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)202
Paranoid Ideation208
Phase of Life Problems223
Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)237
Sexual Abuse251
Sexual Identity Confusion258
Sleep Disturbance265
Social Discomfort270
Spiritual Confusion282
Suicidal Ideation288
Type A Behavior296
Vocational Stress303
Appendix ASample Chapter with Quantified Language309
Appendix BBibliotherapy Suggestions318
Appendix CIndex of DSM-IV-TR Codes Associated with Presenting Problems331


An Interview with Arthur E. Jongsma Jr.

Question: How did the original Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner come about?

Arthur E. Jongsma Jr.: In 1993, I consulted for the Salvation Army Turning Point chemical dependence treatment program. JCAHO reviewers had been critical of the treatment plan documents being produced. They flagged lack of uniform quality, deficits in problem definitions, low measurability of objectives, and ambiguous interventions as issues.

I worked with the clinical director of the program, Mark Peterson, MSW, to develop a menu of treatment plan components for common presenting problems in that client population. The clinical and quality assurance staff eagerly embraced this lexicon and organization, finding that it dramatically cut the time they had to invest groping for words, yet enabled them to create high-quality, customized treatment plans. This guidebook was expanded to include general mental health issues and was published as The Complete Psychotherapy Treatment Planner. Little did I know then that this single guidebook to help mental health professionals would turn into a series of over 45 books as well as software!

Q.: What have you enjoyed most about working on the PracticePlanners® series?

AEJ: It is satisfying to hear both graduate students and seasoned therapists praise the contribution these books have made to their training and practice. Also, as the series has evolved, I've had the honor of collaborating with very knowledgeable experts in specialized fields such as addictions, couples and family therapy, group therapy, and gerontology. Working with these specialists has helped me broaden my own clinical skills.

Q: The bestselling status of the series certainly points to it being an unusually useful tool for therapists. Why do you think that is?

AEJ: The breadth and depth of the Treatment Planners content is unparalleled in the professional marketplace. We have tapped the resources of experts with many different treatment populations and treatment approaches. And when Treatment Planners are integrated with Progress Notes Planners, Homework Planners, and Documentation Sourcebooks, it gives mental health professionals a complete package of timesaving tools for comprehensive treatment planning and clinical record management.

Q: What is ahead for you and the series?

AEJ: We recently launched a new line of books, Progress Notes Planners, that are a natural extension of the Treatment Planners: helping mental health professionals continue to save time while not compromising patient or client care.

When I'm not collaborating on the books, I'm continuing in my private practice, and putting together a wish list of new projects for the series! Which reminds me, the chance to exchange ideas with colleagues is another thing I've greatly enjoyed about working on the series. I'd love to get more feedback and suggestions from mental health professionals.

Dr. Arthur E. Jongsma Jr. heads an independent group practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He serves as coauthor of most of the books in the PracticePlanners® series.

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