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The Use Of Self In Therapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

The Use Of Self In Therapy, Second Edition / Edition 2

by Michele Baldwin


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ISBN-13: 9780789007445
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/2000
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents


  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Foreword
  •  Preface
  • Introduction
  •  Chapter 1. The Therapist Story
  • The Role of Self in Therapy
  • Power and Therapy
  • The Positive Use of the Self
  • My Use of My Self
  • Chapter 2. Interview with Carl Rogers on the Use of the Self in Therapy
  •  Chapter 3. Some Philosophical and Psychological Contributions to the Use of Self in Therapy
  • Introduction
  • The Concept of the Self
  • The Contributions of Existential Philosophy
  • The Concept of the Self in Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry
  • The Influence of Existential Philosophy on Psychotherapy
  • Some Thoughts on the Use of Self in Psychotherapy
  • Chapter 4. Revealing Our Selves
  • Why Self-Disclosure?
  • Guidelines and Suggestions
  • Risks of Self-Disclosure
  • Benefits from Risking Openness
  • The Pull of a Style
  • Medical Practice
  • Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis
  • Child Psychiatry and Family Therapy
  • Chapter 5. The Differing Selves
  • Chapter 6. Uses of Self in Integrated Contextual Systems Therapy
  • An Integrated Contextual Systems Model
  • Implications for the Trainee and Training
  • Problem-Solving Anecdotes: Interventions from My Life
  • One-Person Sculpture Fleshed Out
  • Rope As Metaphor for “Betweenness”
  •  Chapter 7. The Person and Practice of the Therapist: Treatment and Training
  • Fundamental Therapeutic Skills
  • Theoretical Framework
  • Training Models for the Person of the Therapist
  • Goals in Training the Person of the Therapist
  • Person-Practice Training Format
  • Transcripts from a Trainee's Presentation
  • Conclusion
  •  Chapter 8. Use of Multicultural Self for Effective Practice
  • Introduction
  • Defining the Multicultural Self
  • Multicultural Self As Person
  • Multicultural Self As Professional
  •  Chapter 9. Are All Therapists Alike? Revisiting Research About the Use of Self in Therapy
  • Therapists' Definition and Awareness of Self
  • Critical Aspects of Therapeutic Relationships
  • Personal Characteristics Related to Use-of-Self Patterns
  • Summary
  • Chapter 10. Differential Use of Self by Therapists Following Their Own Trauma Experiences
  • Introduction
  • Method
  • Findings
  • Disconnection
  • Use of Self in Redefining Connections with Clients
  • Meaning Making: A New Integration
  • Conclusion
  •  Chapter 11. Implications of the Wounded Healer Paradigm for the Use of Self in Therapy
  • Introduction
  • Polarities
  • The Myth of the Wounded-Healer
  • Recent Interest in the Wounded-Healer Paradigm
  • A Model for Viewing the Healing Process
  • Critical Elements in the Healing Process
  • Related Considerations
  • Summary
  •  Chapter 12. The Self in Family Therapy: A Field Guide
  • Some Features of the Personal Self
  • The Self As It Appears in Therapy
  • Summary
  • Chapter 13. I Look for I: The Self of the Therapist—Part II
  • A Bridge Over Nonlogical Waters
  • This Self in Psychotherapy
  • A Developmental Schema for Distinguishing Among Psychotherapies
  • My Computer As a Model for Me Gaining Access to Myself
  • Epilogue
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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