'This book provides a very useful and thought-provoking account of a developing form of interpersonal psychotherapy and gives a clear guide for practising clinicians."
First published in 2003, this groundbreaking text firmly established itself as a touchstone for all therapists using interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).
Key features and benefits:
* A wealth of clinically-based descriptions and vignettes help bring the theory to life
* Numerous case studies highlight the key issues in IPT
* Reproducible diagrams and flowcharts for use by therapists and their patients
* Comprehensive coverage of key theoretical issues and an up-to-date critical appraisal of IPT research
New for the second edition:
* Extended coverage of the clinical adaptation of IPT to post-traumatic mental health and other new applications of IPT
* More on depression and common problems encountered in IPT
* Coverage of training and dissemination
* How to manage joint sessions and integrate techniques from other approaches and models
Interpersonal Psychotherapy: a clinician's guide is the international standard for the clinical trainee seeking an introduction to IPT as well as for instructors of psychiatry residents, psychology interns and graduate students, as well as social work students. It is an accessible reference for other mental health providers and primary care practitioners.
Scott Stuart MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA Michael Robertson FRANZCP Director of the Mayo Wesley Centre for Mental Health, Taree, New South Wales, Australia
Introduction Introduction IPT Theory and Clinical Applications Initial Sessions The Structure of IPT Assessment and Patient Selection The Interpersonal Inventory The Interpersonal Formulation The Treatment Contract IPT Techniques Clarification Communication Analysis Interpersonal Incidents Use of Affect Role Playing Homework Problem Areas Interpersonal Disputes Role Transitions Grief and Loss Concluding IPT Concluding Acute Treatment and Maintenance Additional Aspects of IPT Psychodynamic Processes Applications of IPT Research in IPT IPT: An Integrated Case Example Appendices: IPT Institute and Certified Training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy Interpersonal Inventory Form Interpersonal Formulation Form International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy