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1st Edition

Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology

ISBN 9780415188708
Published June 21, 1999 by Routledge
198 Pages

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Book Description

Therapeutic Approaches in Psychology is a simple introduction to the many psychological therapies in use today, including cognitive-behavioural, humanistic and psychodynamic approaches.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Somatic Therapies. Psychodynamic Therapies. Behavioural Therapies. Cognitive and Cognitive-behavioural Therapies. Humanistic and Existential Therapies. Research Methods in Atypical Psychology. Evaluation of Therapy. Ethical Issues. Conclusions: Clinical Practice. Study Aids [Glossary, Bibliography, Index].

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'A fascinating read ... well written and accessible with excellent exercises to encourage reviewing of material throughout. The author has appropriately extended the basic knowledge base of this topic.' - Matt Jarvis, author and Lecturer in Psychology and Education