This book presents for the first time, a practical manual for psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy. Drawing on forty years of research, teaching and practice, its expert authors guide you through the conversational model's theory, skills and implications for practice.
Part I sets out the model's underlying theory and outlines the evidence for its efficacy with client groups.
Part II guides you through clinical skills of the model, from foundational to advanced.
Part III offers practical guidance on implementing the approach within a range of settings, and for developing effective practice through reflection and supervision.
Part I: Theoretical and Research Foundations Psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy in context The efficacy and effectiveness of psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy: A 30-year overview Client change in psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy Part II: Practitioner Manual Section A: Learning the Skills Core model and introductory psychodynamic-interpersonal skills Intermediate psychodynamic-interpersonal skills Advanced psychodynamic-interpersonal skills Section B: Applying the Skills The initial sessions The intermediate sessions The final sessions Part III: Learning and Developing the Model Being an effective practitioner of psychodynamic-interpersonal therapy: Developing competence Epilogue Appendix: The Psychodynamic-Interpersonal Therapy Rating Scale (PITRS)