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A Comprehensive Guide To Child Psychotherapy And Counseling

Author : Christiane Brems
ISBN : 9781478638070
Genre : Psychology
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Christiane Brems, in collaboration with new coauthor Christina Rasmussen, introduces prospective and practicing clinicians to theories and principles of applied clinical work with children ages three to twelve years. The authors take an integrated approach to understanding children and their families, using a biopsychosociocultural model for conceptualization and treatment planning. Their methods are practical and compassionate, as well as contextually grounded and individually tailored. Chapters follow the logical development of clinicians, mirroring the natural flow of work with children. Coverage ranges from the importance of a beginning practitioner’s introspection and of ethical and legal issues to a variety of intervention techniques and strategies and, finally, termination. Case studies showcase individualized and mindful treatment for each child with whom a clinician works. Outstanding Features of the Fourth Edition . . . · Essential attention to how clinicians’ self-awareness can lead to positive therapeutic relationships with children and their families. · Thorough discussions of the biopsychosociocultural model for conceptualization and treatment planning. · Emphasis on intensive assessment prior to treatment planning to address the needs of each child and family. · A compelling, practical exploration of mindfulness intervention with children. The authors’ methodology addresses the profound effects of the larger environment and culture on children. By adopting the authors’ integrated approach, clinicians are better able to understand important and complicated aspects of a child’s and family’s life. From there, compassionate, thoughtful, and relevant intervention ensues.

The New Handbook Of Psychotherapy And Counseling With Men

Author : Gary R. Brooks
ISBN : 078795604X
Genre : Psychology
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For the past thirty years, assumptions, myths, and conventional expectations about what it is to be a man, men's role, and male identity have been fundamentally challenged. Attempts have been made to discredit or reject even the most familiar aspects of traditional manhood. This era of cultural upheaval has created an atmosphere of widespread anxiety and bewilderment for men. To work effectively with male clients, mental health professionals must learn how to reach men and make the therapeutic process meaningful for clients who are, more often than not, stubbornly opposed to therapy. "The New Handbook of Psychotherapy and Counseling with Men" is a compilation of information on the most current theories, research, effective treatment programs, techniques, and strategies for working compassionately and successfully with the often resistant or mandated male client. This comprehensive two-volume resource is written by an exceptional group of mental health professionals who draw on their real-life experiences of working with men facing problems in a variety of settings and circumstances. Volume Two offers clinicians practical advice for applying a wide variety of effective formats and modalities when working with male clients, including up-to-date information about cognitive, interpersonal, and integrative therapy, as well as group and family therapy. The Handbook also contains a wealth of information on such important topics as using psycho-educational principles and approaches, women therapists who work with male clients, and the critical dynamics of a male therapist and male client. In addition, this volume is filled with practical suggestions for working successfully with men from diverse cultural, sexual, and religious backgrounds. "The New Handbook of Psychotherapy and Counseling with Men" is a practical manual written for any clinician who is dedicated to helping men live lives that are satisfying, richly varied, and broadly fulfilling. The EditorsGary R. Brooks, Ph.D., is an associate professor, department of psychology, Baylor University, and former chief of psychology service at the Veterans Administration Center in Temple, Texas. He is the author of A New Psychotherapy for Traditional Men (Jossey-Bass, 1998). Glenn E. Good, Ph.D., is associate professor of educational and counseling psychology at the University of Missouri-Columbia and the past president of APA's Men's Division (51). He is an editor of the Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Men (Sage, 1987).

Effective Interviewing Of Children

Author : Michael Zwiers
ISBN : 9781135058425
Genre : Psychology
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First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Counseling And Psychotherapy With Children And Adolescents

Author : H. Thompson Prout
ISBN : 9781118772690
Genre : Psychology
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A comprehensive, theory-based approach to working with youngclients in both school and clinical settings Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents,Fifth Edition provides mental health professionals and studentswith state-of-the-art theory and practical guidance for majorcontemporary psychotherapeutic schools of thought. Children andadolescents are not just small adults; they have their own needs,requirements, and desires, on top of the issues presented bystill-developing brains and limited life perspective. Providingcare for young clients requires a deep understanding of theinterventions and approaches that work alongside growing brains,and the practical skill to change course to align with evolvingpersonalities. The thoroughly revised fifth edition is acomprehensive reference, complete with expert insight. Organized around theory, this book covers both clinical andschool settings in the fields of psychology, counseling, and socialwork. Coverage of the latest thinking and practice includesCognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, Reality Therapy, SolutionFocused, Family Systems, and Play Therapy, providing a completeresource for any mental health expert who works with youngpeople. Understand the major approaches to counseling andpsychotherapeutic interventions Discover the ethical and legal implications of working withchildren and adolescents Learn how to employ culturally responsive counseling withyounger clients Examine interventions for children and adolescents withdisabilities and health care needs This updated edition includes a stronger emphasis on theclinical application of theory to specific disorders of childhoodand adolescence, and new coverage of the legal and ethical issuesrelated to social media. Chapters include a case studies and onlineresources that make it ideal for classroom use, and new chapters onSolution-Focused Therapy and Play Therapy enhance usefulness topracticing therapists. Expert guidance covers techniques forworking with individuals, groups, and parents, and explores theefficacy of the theories under discussion.

The Handbook Of Child And Adolescent Psychotherapy

Author : Monica Lanyado
ISBN : 9781134691845
Genre : Psychology
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This Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to the practice and principles of child and adolescent psychotherapy around the world. Contents include: * a brief introduction to the child psychotherapy profession, its history and development * a review of the theory underlying therapeutic practice * an overview of the varied settings in which child psychotherapists work * analysis of the growth of the profession internationally * an examination of areas of expertise around the world * a summary of current research Contributors are experienced practitioners from within a diverse range of schools and approaches and so provide a well-rounded picture of child and adolescent psychotherapy today. The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy will be an essential resource for professional psychotherapists, students of psychotherapy, social workers and all professionals working with disturbed children.

Case Documentation In Counseling And Psychotherapy A Theory Informed Competency Based Approach

Author : Diane R. Gehart
ISBN : 9781305545120
Genre : Education
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CASE DOCUMENTATION IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY teaches counselors and psychotherapists how to apply counseling theories in real-world settings. Written in a clear, down-to-earth style, the text provides a comprehensive introduction to case documentation using four commonly used clinical forms: case conceptualization, clinical assessment, treatment plan, and progress note. These documents incorporate counseling theory and help new practitioners understand how to use theory in everyday practice. Case studies illustrate how to complete documentation using each of seven counseling models. Readers also learn about the evidence base for each theory as well as applications for specific populations. Designed to produce measurable results that have value beyond the classroom, the text employs learning-centered, outcome-based pedagogy to engage students in an active learning process. Its case documentation assignments-created using national standards-help students apply concepts and develop professional skills early on in their training. When students become practicing mental health professionals they can use this book-with its practical overviews of theories, conceptualization, treatment planning, and documentation-as a clinical reference manual. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Counseling Children

Author : Donna Henderson
ISBN : 9780495903383
Genre : Medical
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COUNSELING CHILDREN covers the most practical and up-to-date methods for developing effective approaches to counseling children. Authors Charles Thompson and Donna Henderson’s text is unparalleled in its translation of theory into practice. COUNSELING CHILDREN is an easy-to-read guide that includes useful strategies and case studies to provide students with a realistic look at the counseling field. The updated text provides new CACREP-aligned learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, in addition to new coverage of multicultural issues including religion and sexual orientation. Each COUNSELING CHILDREN chapter features information on how to apply that theory to children and families of different cultural backgrounds. COUNSELING CHILDREN presents a development approach to counseling that considers age and stage differences in counseling children, adolescents, and adults. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Basic Skills In Psychotherapy And Counseling

Author : Christiane Brems
ISBN : 053454942X
Genre : Education
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This engaging, straightforward, and easy-to-read text is designed to prepare students for beginning mental health practice by helping them develop an overall appreciation of counseling and psychotherapy, along with the basic skills they will need to work effectively with clients. Skill-building exercises throughout the text help students master four types of skills: personal and professional development skills (including cultural sensitivity), communication skills, skills associated with the client's thoughts (cognitive skills), and skills associated with the client's emotions (affective skills).

Dealing With Challenges In Psychotherapy And Counseling

Author : Christiane Brems
ISBN : UOM:39015047602936
Genre : Psychology
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This unique book provides exactly such important schemata to assist both novice and experienced practitioners in responding effectively and confidently."--Jacket.

Group Psychotherapy With Adult Children Of Alcoholics

Author : Marsha Vannicelli
ISBN : 0898625335
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 33. 22 MB
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For all therapists who work with adult children of alcoholics (ACOAs), this comprehensive guide provides expert guidance in setting up and running a psychotherapy group. Successfully integrating theory and practice, the book surveys the current ACOA literature, explains the rationale for group therapy, describes how to set up a group, and suggests specific group leader techniques. Also included are insightful discussions on countertransference issues, the preparation and training of ACOA group leaders, and key areas for future research.

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