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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!

Military Stress Reactions Rethinking Trauma and PTSD

Military Stress Reactions Rethinking Trauma and PTSD

Author: Carrie H. (University of Virginia, Charlottesville) Kennedy Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2020

Many people--including some mental health professionals and service members themselves--have the misconception that military deployment is highly likely to cause posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This book gives practitioners a more nuanced understanding of military stress reactions and related mental health concerns, from transient adjustment problems to clinical disorders. Drawing on expert knowledge of military environments and culture, Carrie H. Kennedy provides vital guidance for evidence-based assessment, intervention, and prevention. Kennedy emphasizes that overdependence on the diagnosis of PTSD can lead to suboptimal care, and shows how to tailor treatment to each service member's or veteran's needs. A crucial addition to any practitioner's library, the book is illustrated with numerous case vignettes.

Creative Methods in Schema Therapy Advances and Innovation in Clinical Practice

Creative Methods in Schema Therapy Advances and Innovation in Clinical Practice

Author: Gillian Heath Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Creative Methods captures current trends and developments in Schema Therapy in rich clinical detail, with a vividness that inspires and equips the reader to integrate these new ways of working directly into their practice. It begins with creative adaptations to assessment and formulation, including the integration of body methods to promote engagement and to bring about early emotional change. Other chapters introduce innovative methods to lift a formulation off the page and it goes on to bring to life new developments across all aspects of the ST change repertoire including limited reparenting, imagery, trauma processing, chair work, the therapy relationship, empathic confrontation and endings. For the specialist, there are chapters on working with forensic modes, eating disorders and couples work. Finally, the book includes chapters on the integration of key principles and techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Compassionate Mind work into a core schema model. The book will appeal not only to full-fledged schema therapists but also junior therapists and therapists from other modalities willing to enhance their ways of working.

Creative Methods in Schema Therapy Advances and Innovation in Clinical Practice

Creative Methods in Schema Therapy Advances and Innovation in Clinical Practice

Author: Gillian Heath Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Creative Methods captures current trends and developments in Schema Therapy in rich clinical detail, with a vividness that inspires and equips the reader to integrate these new ways of working directly into their practice. It begins with creative adaptations to assessment and formulation, including the integration of body methods to promote engagement and to bring about early emotional change. Other chapters introduce innovative methods to lift a formulation off the page and it goes on to bring to life new developments across all aspects of the ST change repertoire including limited reparenting, imagery, trauma processing, chair work, the therapy relationship, empathic confrontation and endings. For the specialist, there are chapters on working with forensic modes, eating disorders and couples work. Finally, the book includes chapters on the integration of key principles and techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Emotion Focused Therapy and Compassionate Mind work into a core schema model. The book will appeal not only to full-fledged schema therapists but also junior therapists and therapists from other modalities willing to enhance their ways of working.

Parental Alienation and Factitious Disorder by Proxy Beyond DSM-5 Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnoses

Parental Alienation and Factitious Disorder by Proxy Beyond DSM-5 Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnoses

Author: Michael R. Butz Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Using Munchausen's syndrome by proxy/factitious disorder by proxy and parental alienation as blueprints, this book advances a new diagnostic category for addressing complex pathological phenomena that integrates individual characteristics and symptoms, family and other system dynamics under one diagnosis. The author examines why current diagnostic categories within the DSM-5 are inadequate and provides a framework for this new category-Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnosis-to better capture the complexity of MSBP/FDBP and parental alienation. The book begins with case studies and other examples to make the material accessible and then proposes step-wise processes of examining family systems to determine if the phenomena exist to a reasonable degree of scientific certainty. After new diagnostic process and criteria are provided, several interventions and recommendations for treatment are offered in a novel way that attends to the core aspects of these pathologies. This text will provide practitioners, professionals and researchers with a unique vantage point from which to understand and treat these pathologies.

Parental Alienation and Factitious Disorder by Proxy Beyond DSM-5 Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnoses

Parental Alienation and Factitious Disorder by Proxy Beyond DSM-5 Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnoses

Author: Michael R. Butz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Using Munchausen's syndrome by proxy/factitious disorder by proxy and parental alienation as blueprints, this book advances a new diagnostic category for addressing complex pathological phenomena that integrates individual characteristics and symptoms, family and other system dynamics under one diagnosis. The author examines why current diagnostic categories within the DSM-5 are inadequate and provides a framework for this new category-Interrelated Multidimensional Diagnosis-to better capture the complexity of MSBP/FDBP and parental alienation. The book begins with case studies and other examples to make the material accessible and then proposes step-wise processes of examining family systems to determine if the phenomena exist to a reasonable degree of scientific certainty. After new diagnostic process and criteria are provided, several interventions and recommendations for treatment are offered in a novel way that attends to the core aspects of these pathologies. This text will provide practitioners, professionals and researchers with a unique vantage point from which to understand and treat these pathologies.

Film Therapy Practical Applications in a Psychotherapeutic Context

Film Therapy Practical Applications in a Psychotherapeutic Context

Author: Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Unlike any book on the market, Films Therapy introduces a new paradigm in exploring the subtexts of movies and their potential therapeutic dimensions. The book illuminates how feature films can entail psychological components that can facilitate the therapeutic process. By elaborating the key concepts of each film and their psychological and psychotherapeutic discussions, it provides a demonstration of the films' practical applications in a therapeutic setting, opening a new world for understanding and exploring the dynamics of films in human interaction. The book powerfully delineates the rarely discussed role of films in psychological realms and argues how films can be educationally inspiring for therapists, psychologists, and educators.

Film Therapy Practical Applications in a Psychotherapeutic Context

Film Therapy Practical Applications in a Psychotherapeutic Context

Author: Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2020

Unlike any book on the market, Films Therapy introduces a new paradigm in exploring the subtexts of movies and their potential therapeutic dimensions. The book illuminates how feature films can entail psychological components that can facilitate the therapeutic process. By elaborating the key concepts of each film and their psychological and psychotherapeutic discussions, it provides a demonstration of the films' practical applications in a therapeutic setting, opening a new world for understanding and exploring the dynamics of films in human interaction. The book powerfully delineates the rarely discussed role of films in psychological realms and argues how films can be educationally inspiring for therapists, psychologists, and educators.

Solution Focused Practice Around the World

Solution Focused Practice Around the World

Author: Kirsten Dierolf Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/05/2020

Solution Focused Practice Around the World provides an exploration of the diverse uses of SF and offers fascinating insights into how the solution focused approach is currently used in many applications around the globe. Bringing together prominent authors, practitioners and trainers, the collection is divided into five sections: theory; therapeutic applications; working with children and adolescents; coaching and working with organizations. Originating from the first international conference on Solution Focused practice spanning all applications of the approach, the chapters provide a grounding in the theory and practice, and an exploration of the breadth and depth of Solution Focused therapy. All practitioners of the Solution Focused approach globally as well as those working in the wider fields of therapy, social work, education, coaching and human resources will benefit from this text and the applicability of the inherent theories to their area of expertise.

Solution Focused Practice Around the World

Solution Focused Practice Around the World

Author: Kirsten Dierolf Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/05/2020

Solution Focused Practice Around the World provides an exploration of the diverse uses of SF and offers fascinating insights into how the solution focused approach is currently used in many applications around the globe. Bringing together prominent authors, practitioners and trainers, the collection is divided into five sections: theory; therapeutic applications; working with children and adolescents; coaching and working with organizations. Originating from the first international conference on Solution Focused practice spanning all applications of the approach, the chapters provide a grounding in the theory and practice, and an exploration of the breadth and depth of Solution Focused therapy. All practitioners of the Solution Focused approach globally as well as those working in the wider fields of therapy, social work, education, coaching and human resources will benefit from this text and the applicability of the inherent theories to their area of expertise.

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Karen Weixel-Dixon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2020

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy provides a theoretical and practical foundation for practice. It serves as a guide that provides a solid grounding in the 'why' and 'how' of therapeutic group-work from an existential perspective. The first section of the book, Modern Origins, offers a review of modern western sources: a survey of early developments, what formats have endured, and to what extent these antecedents have informed, but are distinct from, current paradigms. The second section, Being and Doing, provides a description of the existential phenomenological paradigm for group therapeutic groupwork, reviewing possible therapeutic effects, as well as risks and disappointments that may affect both members, and facilitators. Part three, Doing and Being, covers practice, procedure, and possible problems. Written in a practical, accessible style, and incorporating clinical vignettes and anecdotal material, the book will be relevant for counsellors and psychotherapists in training and practice, as well as for special interest organisations that sponsor groups.

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Karen Weixel-Dixon Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2020

Existential Group Counselling and Psychotherapy provides a theoretical and practical foundation for practice. It serves as a guide that provides a solid grounding in the 'why' and 'how' of therapeutic group-work from an existential perspective. The first section of the book, Modern Origins, offers a review of modern western sources: a survey of early developments, what formats have endured, and to what extent these antecedents have informed, but are distinct from, current paradigms. The second section, Being and Doing, provides a description of the existential phenomenological paradigm for group therapeutic groupwork, reviewing possible therapeutic effects, as well as risks and disappointments that may affect both members, and facilitators. Part three, Doing and Being, covers practice, procedure, and possible problems. Written in a practical, accessible style, and incorporating clinical vignettes and anecdotal material, the book will be relevant for counsellors and psychotherapists in training and practice, as well as for special interest organisations that sponsor groups.

Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster A Clinician's Guide

Crisis, Trauma, and Disaster A Clinician's Guide

Author: Linda L. (Lutisha) Black, Stephen V. Flynn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Crisis, Trauma and Disasters, First Edition teaches counselors how to respond and intervene with individuals, groups and organizations. Linda Lutisha Black and Stephen V. Flynn begin this First Edition with a description of the counselor's role and responsibilities and then presents chapters on crisis, trauma and disasters with corresponding chapters on working with those affected. Each chapter defines the issue and contrasts it with general counseling requirements, and then presents the history and theory as well as common interventions. Each chapter contains The Counselor's Toolkit and presents assessment, case conceptualization and treatment approaches followed by case illustrations. This First Edition concludes with a chapter on emerging trends and a chapter on caring for those who care.