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Handbook of individual therapy

Author: Windy Dryden
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1996.
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An introduction to 12 key approaches to individual therapy. Historical context and development in Britain, theoretical assumptions, practice and case example are discussed for each different approach.  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of individual therapy.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1996
Online version:
Handbook of individual therapy.
London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1996
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Windy Dryden
ISBN: 0803978421 9780803978423 080397843X 9780803978430
OCLC Number: 35548999
Notes: Previous ed. entitled: Individual therapy. 1990.
Description: xiii, 413 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: British Psychotherapy in Context - David PilgrimPsychodynamic Therapy - David L Smith The Freudian ApproachPsychodynamic Therapy - Cassie Cooper The Kleinian ApproachPsychodynamic Therapy - Ann Casement The Jungian ApproachAdlerian Therapy - Jenny CliffordPerson-Centred Therapy - Brian ThornePersonal Construct Therapy - Fay Fransella and Peggy DaltonExistential Therapy - Emmy van DeurzenGestalt Therapy - Malcolm Parlett and Judith HemmingTransactional Analysis - Petr[-]uska Clarkson, Maria Gilbert and Keith TudorCognitive Therapy - Stirling MooreyBehaviour Therapy - Geraldine O'SullivanRational Emotive Behaviour Therapy - Windy DrydenResearch in Individual Therapy - Michael Barkham Process and Outcome Findings across Successive Research GenerationsThe Training and Supervision of Individual Therapists - Mark AvelineEXTENDED CONTENTSBritish Psychotherapy in Context - David Pilgrim Blackburn NHSVictorian RootsWarfare and British PsychotherapyWelfarism and PsychotherapyDiscussionThe next 12 chapters follow a similar format:Historical Context and Development in BritainTheoretical Assumptions Image of the person; conceptualisation of psychological disturbance and health; acquisition of psychological disturbance; perpetuation of psychological disturbance; changePractice Goals of therapy; selection criteria; qualities of effective therapists; therapeutic relationship and style; major therapeutic strategies and techniques; the change process in therapy; limitations of the approachCase Example The client; the therapyPsychodynamic Therapy: The Freudian Approach - David L Smith Regent's College, LondonPsychodynamic Therapy: The Kleinian Approach - Cassie Cooper Private PracticePsychodynamic Therapy: The Jungian Approach - Ann Casement Association of Jungian AnalystsAdlerian Therapy - Jenny Clifford Institute for Adlerian PsychologyPerson-Centred Therapy - Brian Thorne University of East AngliaPersonal Construct Therapy - Fay Fransella and Peggy Dalton both Centre for Personal Construct PsychologyExistential Therapy - Emmy van Deurzen Schiller University, LondonGestalt Therapy - Malcolm Parlett and Judith Hemming both Private PracticeTransactional Analysis - Petr[-]uska Clarkson Physis, Maria Gilbert metanoia and Keith Tudor TemenosCognitive Therapy - Stirling Moorey St Bartholomew's Hospital, LondonBehaviour Therapy - Geraldine O'Sullivan West Hertfordshire Community NHS TrustRational Emotive Behaviour Therapy - Windy Dryden Goldsmiths College, University of LondonResearch in Individual Therapy: Process and Outcome Findings across Successive Research Generations - Michael Barkham University of LeedsIntroductionPsychotherapy Findings across Successive Research Generations Generation I: Effectiveness in outcome research; measuring the process of therapy. Generation II: Specificity in outcome research; specificity in process research. Generation III: Cost-effectiveness and service delivery; common factors; clinical significaIndividual Psychotherapy Research in Britain Generation I: Initial response to Eysenck. Generation II: Outcome research; process and therapist skills. Generation III: Cost-effectiveness and service delivery; change pathways; common factors and integration; clinically significant research: A fourth gThe Training and Supervision of Individual Therapists - Mark Aveline Nottingham Healthcare NHS TrustOverviewIntroductionWhat the Individual Therapist Has To Learn A: General; B: SpecificMotivating Factors in the TherapistThe Selection of Therapists for TrainingCounter-TransferenceThe Abuse of PowerCardinal Elements in Training 1: Theoretical learning - A: Purpose and content; B: Format. 2: Supervised clinical practice - A: Clinical practice; B: The role of the supervisor; C: Ways of supervising; D: Skills development. 3: Personal therapyEvaluationNational Vocational QualificationsRegistrationSupportive PsychotherapyConclusion
Other Titles: Individual therapy.
Responsibility: edited by Windy Dryden.
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