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Works: 60 works in 191 publications in 1 language and 6,273 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Interviews  Methods  Documentary films 
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Classifications: AE5, 616.8527
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The legacy of unresolved loss a family systems approach, instructor's version ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this realistic simulation of an 18-week course of therapy with the Rogers family, we see how the presenting problem--teenage daughter Michelle's rebellious behavior--masks unresolved loss across three generations of family members. Despite the father's initial resistance to explore the death of the children's mother, McGoldrick links this loss with the family's current struggles, and assists them in the delayed grieving
Tools & techniques for family therapy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the goals of family therapy. Introduces and demonstrates tools and techniques for use in family therapy. Covers techniques such as segmenting, enactments, positive reframing, mapping, draw-a-dream, circle method, colleague teamwork, new talk, guardrail, sculpting, and alter ego
The gift of therapy a conversation with Irvin Yalom, M.D. by Irvin D Yalom( Visual )
7 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yalom masterfully addresses the core issues facing therapists: * Working in the Here-and-Now * Therapist Self-Disclosure * Keeping Therapy Alive in the Era of Managed Care * Avoiding Burnout by Staying Curious * Existential and Group Psychotherapy * The Therapist Role and Fellow Travelers * Challenges and Tips for the Next Generation of Therapists He elucidates these topics as always with engaging stories from his work with patients, and his own personal life experiences
Irvin Yalom live case consultation ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Three therapists with varying levels of experience present cases to master clinician Irvin Yalom ... Dr. Yalom responds to both the clinical issues and the therapists' reactions and countertransference, always looking for opportunities to bring more focus into the here-and-now of the therapeutic relationship. He highlights key existential themes, interweaving ideas from writers and philosophers who have influenced his thinking, as well as clinical vignettes from his own practice."--Original container
Psychotherapy with the unmotivated patient ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Re-creation of an actual course of therapy, with details changed to preserve confidentiality. Shows therapist and teacher Erving Polster in counseling sessions with Gerald: bright, cynical, emotionally detached, overly-intellectual, and seemingly determined to defeat this therapist as he has previous ones. In numerous vignettes over the course of treatment, Polster engages Gerald in interactions, matching wits, joining him with humor, and challenging his defenses with a balance of confrontation and empathy. With occasional voiceover commentary by Miriam Polster
I'd hear laughter finding solution for the family by Insoo Kim Berg( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A case reconstruction demonstrating two family therapy sessions using the Solution-Focused Brief Therapy approach. Shows ways to build solutions where there are a multitude of seemingly conflicting agendas and problems in a family
Mixed anxiety and depression a cognitive-behavioral approach by Donald Meichenbaum( Visual )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Clients seeking psychotherapy frequently suffer from both anxiety and depression, making treatment particularly challenging. In this video, internationally renowned therapist Donald Meichenbaum demonstrates a brief, effective approach for treating these comorbid disorders. Viewers follow a dramatic recreation of key moments in this 12-session course of therapy with Anna P., a 40-year-old woman who experiences recurrent bouts of panic in addition to a long history of depression."--Original container
Understanding group psychotherapy ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Outpatients portrays a re-enactment of four segments of group sessions over the course of a mixed adult psychotheraphy group. Dr. Yalom provides insightful behind the scenes commentary regarding his interventions
Reality therapy for addictions ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Judy Lewis, Jon Carlson, and Robert Wubbolding begin by introducing reality theory. The introduction is followed by an initial therapy session with Dr. Wubbolding and Bill, a forty-three year old man, whose recovery from cocaine addiction is complicated by depression. Then the therapy session is discussed by Lewis, Carlson, Wubbolding, and a panel of counselors, counselor educators, and graduate students
Integrative counseling ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What Jeffrey Kottler has noticed in his vast training in multiple theoretical perspectives is that all kinds of therapy work. Good therapy is when the therapist engages the client and combines certain core ingredients including a combination of insight and action, and cognition and affect. In this video, Kottler engages with a client who is struggling with two losses: the ending of a romantic relationship and her children moving out. You'll be impressed by how quickly he makes a connection with her and uses this alliance to allow his interventions to take root. Creatively pulling techniques from a variety of approaches, and even using humor, he helps her develop a new focus on how she can bridge her loneliness by reaching out to people in new ways. Jon Carlson and Diane Kjos introduce Kottler and facilitate a discussion on the approach."--Original container
Rollo May on existential psychotherapy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this dialogue with Kirk Schneider, Rollo May explains existential psychotherapy and explores his own unique therapy style. He reflects on his work with clients and gets specific on what we can take or leave from other influential psychotherapists
Coming out voices of gay and lesbian teens and their families ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young lesbians, gays, and their families describe their own "coming out" experiences clearly and poignantly
Adlerian play therapy ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores techniques of Adlerian play therapy, in which therapists reflect children's actions and use encouragement and suggestions through play. Terry Kottman describes the technique of play therapy as she uses it with child clients. She meets with a 5-year-old boy and then joins an in-depth discussion of the further impact and uses of this approach
Effective psychotherapy with men ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this dramatic recreation of key moments in a 12- session course of therapy with Raymond--a man who at mid- life cannot feel excitement at the prospect of his impending fatherhood--Dr. Levant demonstrates an unconventional, yet very effective approach to working with men."--Original container
Gender differences in depression a marital therapy approach by Peggy Papp( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peggy Papp, a therapist and Director of the Depression Project of the Ackerman Institute for Family Therapy, New York, and a team of consultants speak about depression in married couples. Includes interviews with depressed couples
Moreno movies ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All four movies extend from 1933 to 1964, and represent, beyond their historical value, a very good introduction to Moreno methods and style of directing
Understanding group psychotherapy by Irvin D Yalom( Visual )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. Yalom demonstrates his "here and now" approach in a therapy group in an acute inpatient psychiatric ward of a general hospital. He helps patients break through their isolation and avoid practices that might lead to the failure of the group session. The patients are actors but the situations and dialog are drawn from Dr. Yalom's experience with real patients. With commentary by Dr. Yalom
Couples and infertility moving beyond loss ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Using a clinical illustration of a family systems approach to treatment, this video offers a framework for understanding the emotional and psychological impact of infertility upon couples who have sought unsuccessfully to conceive"--Original container
Family systems therapy ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the major theories of family therapy. This segment looks at family systems therapy, which is based on the belief that the family and other systems, such as work, influence the individual just as the individual influences each system. Carlos and Kjos discuss with Hardy the family systems theory and its application, followed by an actual counseling demonstration. Concludes with a group of professionals discussing the demonstration and the theory
Zerka on psychodrama by Zerka T Moreno( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zerka Moreno, widow of Dr. J.L. Moreno and co-creator of the therapy technique psychodrama, discusses Dr. Moreno's theories. Psychodrama, the use of role playing in psychotherapy, can help patients with psychological breakthroughs
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