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Clinical Psychology In Practice

Author : Helen Beinart
ISBN : 1444307967
Genre : Psychology
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Academic, clinical and research aspects are offered incollaboration with clinical practitioners, who provide the clinicalexperience to foster the development of competencies in Health andSocial Care. Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to thepractice of clinical psychology Explains succinctly the range of competencies which apsychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be appliedin a variety of contexts Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, theneed for responsive and flexible practice, and respect fordiversity Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate theclinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they workas they do

Supervision And Clinical Psychology

Author : Ian Fleming
ISBN : 1583912541
Genre : Psychology
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Increased attention is now being paid to the role of supervision in both pre-qualification and post-qualification practice in clinical psychology in the UK. This definitive text addresses the issues of central concern to supervisors in clinical psychology. Senior trainers and clinicians draw on relevant research and their own experience, covering: * historical development of supervision and a review of worldwide literature on supervision * supervisory and therapy models * maximizing supervisory resources * supervisory training and effectiveness * cultural and gender issues in supervision * measuring the effectiveness of supervision * future perspectives for supervision in clinical psychology. Supervision and Clinical Psychology provides practical advice essential for clinical psychology supervisors, as well as those in psychiatry, social work and psychotherapy.

The Handbook Of Intellectual Disability And Clinical Psychology Practice

Author : Alan Carr
ISBN : 9781317822073
Genre : Psychology
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The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice will equip clinical psychologists in training with the skills necessary to complete a clinical placement in the field of intellectual disability. The book is divided into seven sections, which cover conceptual frameworks, assessment frameworks and intervention frameworks, and the specific problems that arise in infancy and early childhood, middle childhood, adolescence and adulthood. Chapters combine discussion of the theoretical and empirical issues with practical considerations. The authors incorporate detailed practice descriptions throughout, which will allow clinicians to use the book as a step-by-step guide to clinical work. Practice exercises are also included where relevant to aid skills development. This comprehensive, evidence-based practice Handbook will prove an invaluable resource for anyone undertaking postgraduate training in clinical psychology, as well as practising clinical psychologists, psychiatrists and psychotherapists. The Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice is one of a set of three Handbooks published by Routledge, which includes The Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology and The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology (Edited by Alan Carr & Muireann McNulty).

Critical Clinical Psychology In Practice

Author : Sabah Siddiqui
ISBN : 1315673061
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Religion and Psychoanalysis in Indiaquestions the assumptions of an established scientific, evidence-based global mental health paradigm by examining the practices of faith-based healing. It proposes that human beings demonstrate a dual loyalty: to science as faith and faith as science, both of which get reconfigured in the process. In this particular context, science and faith are deployed in ways that are not only different but at times contrary to mainstream discourses of science and religion, and faith healing becomes a point where these two discourses collide head-on in negotiating cultural values and practices. The book addresses key questions, such as: What is the value of 'faith healing' in understanding distress and treatment in different cultural contexts? What is a critical psychological perspective on faith and religious systems? What challenges do alternative religious practices pose to critical psychology? How should we re-imagine clinical work in a context marked by science and religion? Situated between 'West' and 'East', between the global mental health movement and local faith-based practices in India, the book addresses a wide audience that includes students and researchers in psychology, cultural and medical anthropology, the sociology of religion, cultural theory, postcolonial theory, and the sociology of science. It will also appeal to policy-makers and practitioners interested in the work of NGOs and the legal frameworks driving mental health movements in India.

Introduction To Clinical Psychology

Author : Michael Wierzbicki
ISBN : 0205155170
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Clinical psychology is a complex field that is often studied in a piecemeal way. Most books on the subject simply enumerate the many roles of the clinical psychologist, such as the most commonly used approaches to assessment and treatment. This book, however, provides a central, coherent theme -- the philosophy of science-- around which to study the subject matter.This book serves as an excellent reference to introductory clinical psychology. It is "accessible" to the reader with little background in clinical psychology, and it integrates the material around a central theme, the philosophy of science. Within this theme, the author integrates theoretical and applied materials, chronicles the historical development of the field, and presents empirical evidence. The book also address practical matters like therapy techniques and the training and employment of clinical psychologists. Topics include the history of clinical psychology, psychological treatment, and clinical assessment, amongst others.New clinical psychologists.

The Handbook Of Adult Clinical Psychology

Author : Alan Carr
ISBN : 9781317576136
Genre : Psychology
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The second edition of the Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: An Evidence Based Practice Approach like its predecessor provides clinical psychologists in training with a comprehensive practice handbook to help build the skills necessary to complete a clinical placement in the field of adult mental health. While practical in orientation, the book is based solidly on empirical evidence.Building on the success of the previous edition this handbook has been extensively revised in a number of ways. Throughout the book, the text, references, and website addresses and have been updated to reflect important developments since the publication the first edition. Recent research findings on the epidemiology, aetiology, course, outcome, assessment and treatment of all psychological problems considered in this volume have been incorporated into the text. Account has been taken of changes in the diagnosis and classification of psychological problems reflected in the DSM-5. Chapters on ADHD in adults, emotion focused therapy, radically open dialectical behaviour therapy, and schema therapy have been added. The book is divided into 6 sections: Section 1 covers conceptual frameworks for practice (lifespan development; classification and epidemiology; CBT, psychodynamic, emotion focused, systemic and bio-medical models; and general assessment procedures) Section 2 deals with mood problems (depression, bipolar disorder, suicide risk, and anger management) Section 3 focuses on anxiety problems (social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and depersonalization disorder) Section 4 deals with psychological problems linked to physical health (health anxiety, somatization, chronic pain, adjustment to cancer, and eating disorders) Section 5 focuses on other significant psychological problems that come to the attention of clinical psychologist in adult mental health services (ADHD in adults, alcohol and other drug problems, psychosis, and psychological problems in older adults) Section 6 contains chapters on therapeutic approaches to psychological distress related to complex childhood trauma (dialectical behaviour therapy for borderline personality disorder, racially open dialectical behaviour for over-controlled presentations, and schema therapy). Each of the chapters on clinical problems explains how to assess and treat the condition in an evidence-based way with reference to case material. Interventions from cognitive-behavioural, psychodynamic, interpersonal/systemic and biomedical approaches are described, where there is evidence that they are effective for the problem in question. Skill building exercises and further reading for psychologists and patients are included at the end of each chapter. This book is one of a set of three volumes which cover the lion’s share of the curriculum for clinical psychologists in training in the UK and Ireland. The other two volumes are the Handbook of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, Third Edition (by Alan Carr) and the Handbook of Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice, Second Edition edited by Alan Carr, Christine Linehan, Gary O’Reilly, Patricia Noonan Walsh, & John McEvoy).

Theories And Methods For Practice Of Clinical Psychology

Author : Malcolm Robertson
ISBN : UOM:39015040690839
Genre : Psychology
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In Theories and Methods for Practice of Clinical Psychology and the companion volume, A Career in Clinical Psychology: From Training to Employment, the authors provide the reader with an up-to-date, in-depth, and reality-based perspective on the profession of clinical psychology. Theories and Methods for Practice of Clinical Psychology is a valuable source of knowledge for advanced undergraduate students who want to explore career options in professional psychology and the volume is substantive enough to benefit new and established practitioners.

Clinical Psychology

Author : Paul Martin
ISBN : 0732940753
Genre : Clinical psychology
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Text for students and practitioners describing the role of clinical psychologists and how their work differs from that of other health professionals. Discusses topics such as the way in which the practice of clinical psychology has evolved, and suggests future directions. gives details of assessment and interventions strategies and critical issues in service provision and provides examples of work such as completed assessment and treatment reports, and diaries of typical working weeks. Includes references and an index. Also available in hardback. Martin is professor of psychology at the University of New England. His other publications include 'Psychological Management of Chronic headaches. Birnbrauer teaches clinical psychology at Murdoch University.

Handbook Of Evidence Based Practice In Clinical Psychology Child And Adolescent Disorders

Author : Peter Sturmey
ISBN : 9780470335444
Genre : Psychology
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"Covers the evidence-based practices now identified for treating children and adolescents with a wide range of DSM disorders. Topics include fundamental issues, developmental disorders, behavior and habit disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and eating disorders. Each chapter provides a comprehensive review of the evidence-based practice literature for each disorder and then covers several different treatment types for clinical implementation."--Publisher's description.

Clinical Psychology

Author : Arthur Freeman
ISBN : 0470190558
Genre : Psychology
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An accessible introduction to the field of clinical psychology focused on the roles both science and clinical experience play in today's evidence-based practice environment Clinical psychology has been undergoing a revolution--driven by research and the need to identify and develop scientifically proven interventions that improve client care. By the time a student completes his or her graduate work, the field will have evolved even more. With the role of clinical psychologists and the environment in which they work rapidly evolving, the training challenge has never been so great. Thorough and realistic in presentation, Clinical Psychology: Integrating Science and Practice helps students gain the tools they need to become thoughtful and effective clinicians. This accessibly written text provides a foundation of the basics of the psychotherapy process, grounded in an integration of its science, theory, and, ultimately, practice. Filled with case examples that illustrate realistic clinical scenarios, this text offers: * A detailed look at basic clinical tasks and skills that comprise the nuts and bolts of a practitioner's work * Chapters on research, working with cultural diversity, interviewing and assessment, developing evidence-based treatment plans, practicing ethically, and caring for yourself and colleagues * A consistent format in each chapter made up of learning objectives; chapter introductions; orienting headings and subheadings throughout; figures, tables, and boxes; chapter summaries; and helpful chapter appendixes * An online Instructor's Manual featuring chapter-by-chapter quizzes, essay questions, supporting materials, key words, and PowerPoint slides Clinical Psychology: Integrating Science and Practice paints a vivid portrait of the work of the clinical psychologist and uniquely illustrates clinical psychology's richness and historical significance, as well as its leadership in the scientific development of methods and techniques for clinical assessment and intervention.

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