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Psychotherapy

See below for a selection of the latest books from Psychotherapy category. Presented with a red border are the Psychotherapy books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Psychotherapy books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice

Author: Stephanie (Renewing Hope Counseling, Texas, USA) Ellis Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice is a compilation of short, useful suggestions based on classic theory, current research, and wisdom gathered over fifteen years of clinical practice, supervision, and graduate teaching in psychology and counseling. Chapters include highly practical upgrades on standard therapy techniques and ideas for continual therapist development (that respect the busy life of the mental health professional!). The book is made up of ten sections, each with ten short chapters, each readable in under five minutes. It is an indispensable resource for practicing mental health clinicians, including counselors, clinical social workers, psychologists, and other helpers, as well as advanced students in counseling or similar graduate programs.

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice

Author: Stephanie (Renewing Hope Counseling, Texas, USA) Ellis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/08/2021

Five Minutes a Day to an Upgraded Therapy Practice is a compilation of short, useful suggestions based on classic theory, current research, and wisdom gathered over fifteen years of clinical practice, supervision, and graduate teaching in psychology and counseling. Chapters include highly practical upgrades on standard therapy techniques and ideas for continual therapist development (that respect the busy life of the mental health professional!). The book is made up of ten sections, each with ten short chapters, each readable in under five minutes. It is an indispensable resource for practicing mental health clinicians, including counselors, clinical social workers, psychologists, and other helpers, as well as advanced students in counseling or similar graduate programs.

Anger Strategies

Anger Strategies

Author: Claudia Black Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/2021

Newly revised and updated, this clinical workbook is a valuable aid to mental health professionals with clients addressing serious anger issues. These difficulties may range from how they view and feel about themselves, to parenting skills, relationships, job performance, legal issues, and overall health. While some individuals are more motivated to change than others, the strategies in this book will assist in both motivation and change. Anger Strategies is composed of seven sections with 42 sessions containing didactic information and reproducible handouts that can be used in a group or individual setting. Many of the strategies present ideas and formats for structured interventions. Written exercises, checklists, sentence stems, structured dialogues, and art activities are an integral part of this therapeutic technique.

The Complete Guide to Becoming an Autism-Friendly Professional

The Complete Guide to Becoming an Autism-Friendly Professional

Author: Robert Jason Grant, Linda Barboa, Jan Luck, Elizabeth Obrey Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2021

It is estimated that 1 in 54 individuals will receive a diagnosis of autism and the rate of diagnosis has consistently risen for the last few decades. This means more autistic children and adults are present in community life, educational settings, and the workforce than ever before, and this number is highly likely to grow. The need for information to help non autistic individuals gain a clearer understanding of autism has never been more necessary. Based on the award-winning Autism Friendly Training Program, created by the non-profit organization Stars for Autism, this book empowers the everyday professional to a better understanding and process in working with, interacting with, providing services, and teaching autistic children and adults. After a thorough explanation of autism and how it affects children, adults, families, and communities, this guide describes the Autism Friendly Training Program and gives the reader insight into what it means to become autism friendly and to be an autism friendly training presenter. This text will enable those who are neurotypical to gain insight into the person, the stories, and the lives of autistic children, adults, and their families. It is a guide to understanding autism at a deeper level to enable relationship and support processes that define being autism friendly. Providing the needed information, tools, and confidence to be autism friendly, this book will be beneficial to any and all businesses, organizations, groups, communities, families, and individuals who work with, serve, interact with, teach, parent, and experience life with someone on the autism spectrum.

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work

Author: Dan (The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, USA) Short Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2021

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work is an essential text that seeks to educate readers on the astounding capabilities of unconscious intelligence to both gather information and engage in rapid cognition. By providing a comprehensive and easily understood overview of the recent research on unconscious processes, as well as clinical case material, this book provides readers with skills that will enable them to strategically engage with resources. The first section of the book discusses the research-based principles that frame this growth-oriented approach towards psychotherapy. New discoveries about the surprising limitations of conscious self-governance force readers to reconsider the overall aim of psychotherapy. The second section explores several transtheoretical techniques, focusing on prediction, reimagining, mental contrasting and incubated cognition. Case examples and key point summaries are used throughout, with the last chapter featuring reflective exercises. This book is essential reading for practicing psychotherapists, Ericksonian therapists, graduate students and professors of psychotherapy.

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work

Author: Dan (The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, USA) Short Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/07/2021

Making Psychotherapy More Effective with Unconscious Process Work is an essential text that seeks to educate readers on the astounding capabilities of unconscious intelligence to both gather information and engage in rapid cognition. By providing a comprehensive and easily understood overview of the recent research on unconscious processes, as well as clinical case material, this book provides readers with skills that will enable them to strategically engage with resources. The first section of the book discusses the research-based principles that frame this growth-oriented approach towards psychotherapy. New discoveries about the surprising limitations of conscious self-governance force readers to reconsider the overall aim of psychotherapy. The second section explores several transtheoretical techniques, focusing on prediction, reimagining, mental contrasting and incubated cognition. Case examples and key point summaries are used throughout, with the last chapter featuring reflective exercises. This book is essential reading for practicing psychotherapists, Ericksonian therapists, graduate students and professors of psychotherapy.

The Complete Guide to Becoming an Autism-Friendly Professional

The Complete Guide to Becoming an Autism-Friendly Professional

Author: Robert Jason Grant, Linda Barboa, Jan Luck, Elizabeth Obrey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/07/2021

It is estimated that 1 in 54 individuals will receive a diagnosis of autism and the rate of diagnosis has consistently risen for the last few decades. This means more autistic children and adults are present in community life, educational settings, and the workforce than ever before, and this number is highly likely to grow. The need for information to help non autistic individuals gain a clearer understanding of autism has never been more necessary. Based on the award-winning Autism Friendly Training Program, created by the non-profit organization Stars for Autism, this book empowers the everyday professional to a better understanding and process in working with, interacting with, providing services, and teaching autistic children and adults. After a thorough explanation of autism and how it affects children, adults, families, and communities, this guide describes the Autism Friendly Training Program and gives the reader insight into what it means to become autism friendly and to be an autism friendly training presenter. This text will enable those who are neurotypical to gain insight into the person, the stories, and the lives of autistic children, adults, and their families. It is a guide to understanding autism at a deeper level to enable relationship and support processes that define being autism friendly. Providing the needed information, tools, and confidence to be autism friendly, this book will be beneficial to any and all businesses, organizations, groups, communities, families, and individuals who work with, serve, interact with, teach, parent, and experience life with someone on the autism spectrum.

Open Dialogue for Psychosis

Open Dialogue for Psychosis

Author: Nick Putman Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/07/2021

This highly readable book provides a comprehensive examination of the use of Open Dialogue as a treatment for psychosis. It presents the basic principles and practice of Open Dialogue, explains the training needed to implement it and explores how it is being offered internationally. Open Dialogue for Psychosis includes first-hand accounts by individuals, families and trainees of their experiences of the process. It explains how aspects of Open Dialogue have been introduced in services around the world, its overlap with and differentiation from other psychological approaches and its potential integration with biological and pharmacological considerations. The book concludes with a substantive section on the research available and its limitations. Open Dialogue for Psychosis will be a key text for clinicians and administrators interested in this unique approach. It will also be suitable for people who have experienced psychosis and members of their families and networks, particularly those who recognise that services need to change for the better but are seeking guidance on how this can be achieved

Open Dialogue for Psychosis

Open Dialogue for Psychosis

Author: Nick Putman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/07/2021

This highly readable book provides a comprehensive examination of the use of Open Dialogue as a treatment for psychosis. It presents the basic principles and practice of Open Dialogue, explains the training needed to implement it and explores how it is being offered internationally. Open Dialogue for Psychosis includes first-hand accounts by individuals, families and trainees of their experiences of the process. It explains how aspects of Open Dialogue have been introduced in services around the world, its overlap with and differentiation from other psychological approaches and its potential integration with biological and pharmacological considerations. The book concludes with a substantive section on the research available and its limitations. Open Dialogue for Psychosis will be a key text for clinicians and administrators interested in this unique approach. It will also be suitable for people who have experienced psychosis and members of their families and networks, particularly those who recognise that services need to change for the better but are seeking guidance on how this can be achieved

From Trauma to Harming Others

From Trauma to Harming Others

Author: Ariel Nathanson Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/07/2021

From Trauma to Harming Others shows the approach of professionals from the world-renowned Portman Clinic, which specializes in work with violence, delinquency and sexual acting out. This book focuses on the intricacies of working with young people who display such worrying behaviours. Written by experienced and eminent authors, the chapters unpack central theories and open up original ideas describing a range of work with sexual offenders, compulsive pornography users and violent young people. The central theme of the book is trauma and how acting out can be understood as a way of managing the psychic pain of such trauma. The chapters are ingrained with understandings from the classical psychoanalytic traditions of the Portman and Tavistock Clinics, together with more recent thinking about trauma, rooted in neurobiological, developmentally and trauma informed theories. They emphasize the need for awareness of both the victim of trauma and the perpetrator within the same person presenting for help, while panning treatment. With insights and examples from experienced clinicians, this book will be of value to all those working with traumatized, acting out young people.

From Trauma to Harming Others

From Trauma to Harming Others

Author: Ariel Nathanson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/07/2021

From Trauma to Harming Others shows the approach of professionals from the world-renowned Portman Clinic, which specializes in work with violence, delinquency and sexual acting out. This book focuses on the intricacies of working with young people who display such worrying behaviours. Written by experienced and eminent authors, the chapters unpack central theories and open up original ideas describing a range of work with sexual offenders, compulsive pornography users and violent young people. The central theme of the book is trauma and how acting out can be understood as a way of managing the psychic pain of such trauma. The chapters are ingrained with understandings from the classical psychoanalytic traditions of the Portman and Tavistock Clinics, together with more recent thinking about trauma, rooted in neurobiological, developmentally and trauma informed theories. They emphasize the need for awareness of both the victim of trauma and the perpetrator within the same person presenting for help, while panning treatment. With insights and examples from experienced clinicians, this book will be of value to all those working with traumatized, acting out young people.