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  • Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals

    The Expressive Therapies Continuum and the Life Enrichment Model

    By Lisa Hinz

    Beyond Self-Care for Helping Professionals is an innovative guide to professional self-care focused not just on avoiding the consequences of failing to take care of oneself, but on optimal health and positive psychology. This new volume builds upon the Expressive Therapies Continuum to introduce…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01 

  • Civil Commitment in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

    Practical and Ethical Considerations

    By Wayne Bowers

    Civil Commitment in the Treatment of Eating Disorders presents a comprehensive view on the use of involuntary hospitalization in the treatment of patients with anorexia and other eating disorders. This volume synthesizes the existing empirical data and ethical perspectives surrounding this…

    Paperback – 2018-07-05 

  • Latina Psychologists

    Thriving in the Cultural Borderlands

    Edited by Lillian Comas-Diaz, Carmen Inoa Vazquez

    In this book, twelve eminent Latina psychologists illustrate how they practice gender- and culture-sensitive psychotherapy, counseling, research, pedagogy, social justice, and mentoring. They share how they create their own path in the midst of oppression—by becoming aware of the connection between…

    Paperback – 2018-06-04 

  • Practice-Based Research

    A Guide for Clinicians

    Edited by R. Trent Codd, III

    Practice-Based Research shows mental-health practitioners how to establish viable and productive research programs in routine clinical settings. Chapters written by experts in practice-based research use real-world examples to help clinicians work through some of the most common barriers to…

    Paperback – 2018-05-11 

  • Research for the Psychotherapist

    From Science to Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Jay L. Lebow, Paul H. Jenkins

    While empirical, scientific research has much to offer to the practice-oriented therapist in training, it is often difficult to effectively engage the trainee, beginning practitioner, or graduate student in the subject of research. This fully revised and expanded edition of Research for the…

    Paperback – 2018-05-10 

  • Abolishing the Concept of Mental Illness

    Rethinking the Nature of Our Woes

    By Richard Hallam

    In Abolishing the Concept of Mental Illness: Rethinking the Nature of Our Woes, Richard Hallam takes aim at the very concept of mental illness, and explores new ways of thinking about and responding to psychological distress. Though the concept of mental illness has infiltrated everyday language,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27 

  • Flexibility-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

    Insights from 40 Years of Practice

    By Windy Dryden

    In this book, Windy Dryden brings together the four major strands that have shaped his idiosyncratic approach to clinical practice – (i) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; (ii) flexibility in practice; (iii) Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy; and (iv) pluralism – an approach he calls ‘Flexibility-Based…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08

  • Conundrums and Predicaments in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis

    The Clinical Moments Project

    Edited by Richard Tuch, Lynn S. Kuttnauer

    From time to time therapists find themselves in a bind—faced with a challenging situation, unsure how to proceed. Such a conundrum leaves the therapist on edge, concerned that the success of treatment might rest on how he or she responds to the circumstance. The situation seems to call for more…

    Paperback – 2018-03-07

  • Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships

    The Head, Heart and Gut Professional

    By Henry Brown, Neil Dawson, Brenda McHugh

    Psychology, Emotion and Intuition in Work Relationships: The Head, Heart and Gut Professional highlights the increasing importance of human relations in professional life. In modern society, all those who work with or provide services to others are increasingly called upon to be not just technical…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28

  • Beginning Analysis

    On the Processes of Initiating Psychoanalysis

    By Bernard Reith, Mette Møller, John Boots, Penelope Crick, Alain Gibeault, Ronny Jaffè, Sven Lagerlöf, Rudi Vermote

    How does a psychoanalysis begin? What goes on when analyst and prospective analysand meet for the first time, and what processes are activated to make the project for an analysis possible? This unique contribution to the surprisingly sparse literature on this most essential aspect of the…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    New Library of Psychoanalysis Teaching Series

  • Practice-Oriented Research in Psychotherapy

    Building partnerships between clinicians and researchers

    Edited by Louis Castonguay, J Christopher Muran

    The wide gap between science and practice in psychotherapy is due in part to the one-way direction that has mostly defined the connection between researchers and clinicians, with researchers generating empirical knowledge with the hope that practitioners will implement it in their working…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12

  • On Becoming a Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapist

    By Russell Grieger

    Cognitive behavioral psychotherapy is much more than a series of skills and techniques, but rather a vital human activity. It starts with the inner being of the therapist, that is, his or her personality and character, and then moves to the outer world of strategies and tactics. Drawing on a wealth…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

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