Professional Issues & Professional Development Products

  • The Person of the Therapist Training Model

    Mastering the Use of Self

    Edited by Harry J. Aponte, Karni Kissil

    The Person of the Therapist Training Model presents a model that prepares therapists to make active and purposeful use of who they are, personally and professionally, in all aspects of the therapeutic process—relationship, assessment and intervention. The authors take a process that seems…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • Handbook of Self-Help Therapies

    Edited by Patti Lou Watkins, George A. Clum

    This volume constitutes the first solidly research-grounded guide for practitioners wending their way through the new maze of self-help approaches. The Handbook of Self-Help Therapies summarizes the current state of our knowledge about what works and what does not, disorder by disorder and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Using Mental Imagery in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    A Guide to More Inclusive Theory and Practice

    By Valerie Thomas

    The therapeutic potential of working with clients' mental images is widely acknowledged, yet there is still little in the counselling and psychotherapy literature on more inclusive approaches to the clinical applications of mental imagery. Using Mental Imagery in Counselling and Psychotherapy is a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 

  • The Art of Relational Supervision

    Clinical Implications of the Use of Self in Group Supervision


    The Art of Relational Supervision demonstrates the clinical implications of the relational approach when applied to supervision. Describing her philosophical and theoretical rationale for setting up relational supervision groups, Helena Hargaden’s goal in supervision is to reveal the relational…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30

  • Terminating Psychotherapy

    A Clinician's Guide

    Edited by William T. O'Donohue, Michael Cucciare

    The topic of terminating therapy is not one that clinicians normally consider.  However, the session limits placed on clinicians by managed care require that the end of therapy be built into the treatment plan from the onset. With a focus on the termination of psychotherapy, A Clinician’s…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29

  • Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29

  • Sex in Psychotherapy

    Sexuality, Passion, Love, and Desire in the Therapeutic Encounter

    By Lawrence E. Hedges

    Sex in Psychotherapy takes a psychodynamic approach to understanding recent technological and theoretical shifts in the field of psychotherapy. Lawrence Hedges provides an expert overview and analysis of a wide variety of new perspectives on sex, sexuality, gender, and identity; new theories about…

    Paperback – 2015-06-29

  • The Modern Scientist-Practitioner

    A Guide to Practice in Psychology

    By David A. Lane, Sarah Corrie

    The Modern Scientist-Practitioner argues for a radical rethink of how we understand the science-practice relationship and the notion of the scientist-practitioner model. Drawing on the latest innovations and research from the fields of anthropology, industry, philosophy, psychology and science,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-22

  • Case Management in Mental Health Services

    By Charlotte Sanborn

    An invaluable resource on the basic principles of case management, including the necessary guidelines for practice.…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21

  • Lifestyle Changes

    A Clinician's Guide to Common Events, Challenges, and Options

    By Vera Sonja Maass

    Change is inevitable, and each person handles each event differently, some with more difficulty than others. In Lifestyle Changes, psychologist Vera Maass draws on 25 years of practice experience - and a lifetime filled with changes, growth, and challenges - to present a clinician's guide…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23

  • The Great Ideas of Clinical Science

    17 Principles that Every Mental Health Professional Should Understand

    Edited by Scott O. Lilienfeld, William T. O'Donohue

    The idea that there is a fundamental rift between researchers and practitioners should not come as a surprise to anyone familiar with the current literature, trends, and general feelings in the field of clinical psychology. Central to this scientist-practitioner gap is an underlying disagreement…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23

  • Structure and Spontaneity in Clinical Prose

    A writer's guide for psychoanalysts and psychotherapists

    By Suzi Naiburg

    Structure and Spontaneity in Clinical Prose will teach you to read gifted writers for inspiration and practical lessons in the craft of writing; apply the principles and techniques of the paradigmatic, narrative, lyric narrative, evocative, and enactive modes of clinical prose; and put what you…

    Paperback – 2015-04-13

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