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  • 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 – 2016-02-29 

  • The Resilient Practitioner

    Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for the Helping Professions, 3rd Edition

    By Thomas M. Skovholt, Michelle Trotter-Mathison

    The Resilient Practitioner gives students and practitioners the tools they need to create their own personal balance between caring for themselves and caring for others. This new edition includes a new chapter on models of resiliency, an updated self-care action plan, self-reflection exercises in…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25 

  • Creativity as Co-Therapist

    The Practitioner's Guide to the Art of Psychotherapy

    By Lisa Mitchell

    In Creativity as Co-Therapist, experienced psychotherapist and creativity expert, Lisa Mitchell, bridges the gap between theoretical knowledge and therapeutic application by teaching psychotherapists of all backgrounds to see therapy as their art form. Readers are guided through the five stages of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19 

  • Therapy in the Digital Era

    Psychology of the Web and Introduction to Telehealth

    By Ofer Zur, Azzia Walker

    What do you do with a client who texts incessantly during sessions, or posts derogatory reviews and comments about you online? How do you respond when a client asks to be your Facebook friend, or who emails or texts you? These and many more issues comprise the safety, ethics, and protocol concerns…

    Paperback – 2016-02-14 

  • Interacting Selves

    Systemic Solutions for Personal and Professional Development in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    Edited by Arlene Vetere, Peter Stratton

    The counselling and psychotherapy professions have experienced a rapid growth and expansion throughout Europe, and internationally. State regulation of these professional practices has required personal development hours for those in training, continuing professional development for all qualified…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 

  • The Future of Psychological Therapy

    From Managed Care to Transformational Practice

    Edited by John Lees

    The psychotherapy and counselling profession has recently experienced far-reaching changes because of the development of evidence-based medicine and managed care systems. The Future of Psychological Therapy brings together leading counsellors, psychotherapists, psychological therapists and managers…

    Paperback – 2016-02-05 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Destructive Trends in Mental Health

    The Well Intentioned Path to Harm

    Edited by Rogers H. Wright, Nicholas A. Cummings

    This book takes as its inspiration the assumption that the atmosphere of intellectual openness, scientific inquiry, aspiration towards diversity, and freedom from political pressure that once flourished in the American Psychological Association has been eclipsed by an "ultra-liberal agenda," in…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • 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 – 2015-10-01

  • 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

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