Introduction to Psychotherapy: Common Clinical Wisdom (2nd Revised edition)

Introduction to Psychotherapy: Common Clinical Wisdom (2nd Revised edition)

By: Randolph B. Pipes (author), Donna S. Davenport (author)Hardback

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This comprehensive book is built on a scholarly foundation and combines an integrative perspective with practical suggestions about psychotherapy. It emphasizes the elements of counseling which are common to many theoretical orientations, sometimes referred to as "clinical wisdom." Chapters new to this edition are Multicultural Counseling; a new overview of Brief Therapy; expanded coverage of ethical and legal issues, and completely revised and updated references. For counselors in psychology and psychotherapy.

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1.Introduction: A View of Psychotherapy. 2.Questions That Beginning Therapists Ask. 3.Client Fears. 4.Therapist Fears and Concerns. 5.Ethical and Legal Issues. 6.Intake Interviewing. 7.The Therapeutic Stance. 8.Listening. 9.Mistakes That Therapists Make. 10.Multicultural Counseling. 11.Resistance. 12.Transference and Countertransference. 13.Termination. 14.Responsibility. 15.Relationships. 16.A Final Note: Brief Therapy. Name Index. Subject Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/10/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780205292523
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780205292523
  • weight: 612
  • ISBN10: 0205292526
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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