Beyond Evidence-Based Psychotherapy: Fostering the Eight Sources of Change in Child and Adolescent Treatment, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Beyond Evidence-Based Psychotherapy

Fostering the Eight Sources of Change in Child and Adolescent Treatment, 1st Edition

By George W. Rosenfeld


284 pages

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Beyond Evidence-Based Psychotherapy teaches students through a common factors point-of-view, combining research, case studies, multiple treatment orientations, and a perspective that describes the personal growth of a clinician’s career. It differs from previous texts in that it presents the recent research on psychotherapy in a format that is understandable, memorable, and relevant to student concerns, while integrating research and clinical experience to pragmatically guide clinical decisions. This book provides students of child and adolescent psychotherapy that are pursuing degrees in psychiatry, clinical psychology, social work, and marriage and family counseling with an insight into the practice of a child psychologist with 40,000 hours of experience working with thousands of clients and families.

In the first part of the book, Rosenfeld presents 8 common factors of change in working with children and adolescents. The second part brings the reader through a "day in the life" of the author as he visits with a series of clients in various stages of treatment, bringing the material discussed in part one to life.

Table of Contents

What Are Reasonable Expectations for Psychotherapy? The 8 Sources of Change in Psychotherapy. The Therapist’s Contribution to Treatment. Using the Therapeutic Relationship as a Treatment Tool. How Can I Keep Clients in Treatment so They Can Benefit? Managing Treatment. Engaging Clients Through Seeking Greater Happiness. Has Being a Therapist Been a Good Career Choice? We Are Like Chefs Who Never Eat Out: A Typical Day. Seven and Eleven Week Follow-up.

About the Series

Counseling and Psychotherapy

Investigating Practice from Scientific, Historical, and Cultural Perspectives

This innovative series is devoted to grasping the vast complexities of the practice of counseling and psychotherapy.

As a set of healing practices delivered in a context shaped by health delivery systems and the attitudes and values of consumers, practitioners, and researchers, counseling and psychotherapy must be examined critically.

By understanding the historical and cultural context of counseling and psychotherapy and by examining the extant research, these critical inquiries seek a deeper, richer understanding of what is a remarkably effective endeavor.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Child & Adolescent
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health