the ethical use of touch in psychotherapy and political culture

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The Ethical Use Of Touch In Psychotherapy

Author : Mic Hunter
ISBN : 0761903607
Genre : Psychology
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Is the bias against touch in psychotherapy justified? Is ethical touch an oxymoron? Can the recovery process be complete without healing touch? Mental health professionals are entrusted with the awesome responsibility of providing appropriate treatment for clients in a safe environment that nurtures trust, a necessary ingredient for optimum movement through the therapeutic process. Though treatment approaches vary, most modalities are verbally based and, in theory, exclude physical contact. Fearing that any form of touch would likely lead to sexual feelings or interaction, clinicians tend to shy away from the topic. In this book, however, Mic Hunter and Jim Struve skilfully demonstrate that touch - a most basic human need - is intrinsic to

Touch In Child Counseling And Play Therapy

Author : Janet A. Courtney
ISBN : 9781317241980
Genre : Psychology
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Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy explores the professional and legal boundaries around physical contact in therapy and offers best-practice guidelines from a variety of perspectives. Chapters address issues around appropriate and sensitive therapist-initiated touch, therapeutic approaches that use touch as an intervention in child treatment, and both positive and challenging forms of touch that are initiated by children. In these pages, professionals and students alike will find valuable information on ways to address potential ethical dilemmas, including defining boundaries, working with parents and guardians, documentation, consent forms, cultural considerations, countertransference, and much more.

Touch In Psychotherapy

Author : Edward W. L. Smith
ISBN : 1572306629
Genre : Psychology
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Should a therapist ever shake hands with a client, or touch a client's hand or shoulder? There are taboos against erotic touch in psychotherapy, for excellent reasons, but what about nonerotic touch? These latter forms of physical contact are not explicitly taboo and they can be powerful forms of communication. Research and clinical experience indicate that they can contribute to positive therapeutic change when used appropriately. What, then, is appropriate use?

Body Psychotherapy

Author : Totton, Nick
ISBN : 9780335210381
Genre : Psychology
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Body psychotherapy is an holistic therapy which approaches human beings as united bodymind, and offers embodied relationship as its central therapeutic stance. Well-known forms include Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Dance Movement Therapy, Primal Integration and Process Oriented Psychology.

Die Lauschende Hand

Author : Ilana Rubenfeld
ISBN : 3922026265
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American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043228
Genre : American literature
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Ethical Issues In Feminist Family Therapy

Author : Maryhelen Snyder
ISBN : 1560247266
Genre : Religion
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This passionate book discusses current ethical concerns in the field of family therapy. Dialogically written, the book emphasizes the primary importance of relationship as the foundation for a professional ethics, while challenging the myths of neutrality, objectivity, and symmetry of power in the therapist-client relationship. Chapters address a variety of areas in which feminist family therapists are attempting to elevate consciousness regarding viewpoints and practices that perpetuate the unequal and abusive use of power. The contributing authors explore what alternative viewpoints and practices might promote equality in the therapy session, the family, and the wider culture. Ethical Issues in Feminist Family Therapy places ethical issues in a relational and social constructionist context. Individual chapters address current areas of concern and controversy in the field and together touch on the central arenas of the profession: therapy, training, supervision, and research. Specific topics examined in the book include: "cultural competence": specific ways therapists can and must address outward and internalized racism ethical research in the field of psychotherapy: the requirement that research designs address relational implications criteria for understanding the ethical implications of "dual relationships" the political nature of effective psychotherapy and family therapy training and supervision of family therapists utilizing the pedagogy of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire This volume also addresses both the larger phenomenon of cultural oppression and the internalization of the dominant discourses that can blind professionals to their own blindness. Full of discussions on crucial topics with which all professionals must be concerned, Ethical Issues in Feminist Family Therapy is a stimulating resource for both students and feminist-based therapists in the field of family therapy.

Das Macht Paradox

Author : Dacher Keltner
ISBN : 9783593399072
Genre : Political Science
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Macht haben, Mensch bleiben Es sind nicht die Ellenbogen, es ist unser Gemeinsinn, der uns Macht verleiht. Doch sobald wir Macht haben und ihren Verführungen erliegen, geht uns die soziale Kompetenz schnell wieder verloren. Wir alle sind Opfer dieses Macht-Paradoxes, sagt der renommierte Psychologe Dacher Keltner. In seinem neuen Buch zeigt er, dass Macht und auch Machtmissbrauch in jedem Winkel unseres sozialen Lebens vorkommen: - In der Arbeitswelt, - in der Familie, - innerhalb von Freundschaften und gesellschaftlichen Gruppen. Macht bestimmt das Leben aller Menschen. Und erst wenn wir einen Blick durch die Brille der Macht werfen, lässt sich dieses Paradox auflösen. Damit die Guten nicht nur an die Macht kommen, sondern empathisch bleiben und sie behalten. Keltners Buch ist eine revolutionäre neue positive Psychologie der Macht. Einer der bedeutendsten Psychologen Amerikas inspiriert uns dazu, auf eine neue Weise über Macht nachzudenken. Sein Buch hilft uns, uns selbst zu verstehen. "Dacher Keltner verändert die Vorstellungen darüber, wie Macht und wie Ungleichheit funktionieren. Es ist nur eine Frage der Zeit, bis seine Ideen sich überall verbreiten. Und im Gegensatz zu anderen Psychologen, die ich kenne, ist er kein Spinner." Michael Lewis, Autor von "The Big Short"

Ethics In Counseling Psychotherapy

Author : Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel
ISBN : 9781305687837
Genre : Philosophy
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Revised to reflect recent ethical, legal, and professional developments, Welfel's ETHICS IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY prepares readers to deal effectively with the issues they will confront in practice. The book's ten-step model for ethical decision making guides students and practitioners as they work through and analyze complicated ethics cases that demonstrate some of the most challenging dilemmas they will face. Updated to integrate the new 2014 ACA Code of Ethics, this edition also explores how technology (including social networking) relates to ethical issues, and discusses the ethical issues that may arise when counseling clients from different cultural backgrounds, clients with disabilities, older adults, and clients at risk of harming others and themselves. The text familiarizes readers with the field's key scholarly writings and, by examining emerging ethical issues, enables students to advance beyond their basic awareness and knowledge of the professional codes of ethics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Das Omnivoren Dilemma

Author : Michael Pollan
ISBN : 9783641119805
Genre : Cooking
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Das Standardwerk über vernünftige Ernährung Der Mensch gehört von der Konsititution seiner Verdauungsorgane her zu den Omnivoren, den Allesfressern. Das war in der Evolution sicherlich nützlich. Doch das heutige Überangebot von Nahrungsmitteln in Supermärkten und Schnellrestaurants bringt nicht nur ihn selbst körperlich an den Rand des Abgrunds, sondern ruiniert auch noch seinen Lebensraum und sein soziales Umfeld. Mit Biss und investigativer Recherche sieht sich Pollan um, wie unsere Nahrungsmittel hergestellt und verarbeitet werden, vom Maisfeld über Cheeseburger mit Pommes bis zum Öko-Menü. Er öffnet uns die Augen für unser gestörtes Essverhalten und für den Weg zurück zu Einfachheit und Genuss.

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