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Humor and wellness in clinical intervention

Author: Waleed A Salameh; William F Fry
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001.
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This volume presents a theory for using humour in psychotherapy, counselling and clinical intervention. Each chapter demonstrates how humour can play a vital role in the promotion of wellness in  Read more...

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Humor and wellness in clinical intervention.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)606556640
Online version:
Humor and wellness in clinical intervention.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2001
(OCoLC)607768180
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Waleed A Salameh; William F Fry
ISBN: 0275961559 9780275961558
OCLC Number: 45308821
Description: xviii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / William F. Fry, Jr. --
Introduction : Humor, Wellness, and Chaos / Waleed A. Salameh --
The Use of Humor in Psychotherapy / Harvery Mindess 1 --
Humor in Treating the Mentally Ill / Karyn Buxman 15 --
An Emotional Skills Self-Improvement System for Personal Growth and Its Facilitative Absorption Through Humor / Waleed A. Salameh 35 --
The Importance of Humor in the Psychotherapy of Children and Adolescents / William Bernet 89 --
Humor in Career Counseling / Ofra Nevo 109 --
Comedy, Tragedy, and Empathy / Sue Chance 133 --
Humor and the 12-Step Recovery Process / Stephanie Brown 145 --
Survivor Humor : The Role of Humor in Coping with Disasters / Sandra E. Ritz 165 --
Humor, Biology, and Psychotherapy / William F. Fry, Jr. 205 --
"Funny ... you don't sound like a supervisor!" : The Use of Humor in Psychotherapy Supervision / Edward Dunkelblau, Barrett McRay, Mat McFadden 221 --
Appendix : Research and Clinical Bibliography on Humor and Psychotherapy (1991-1998) 237.
Responsibility: edited by Waleed A. Salameh and William F. Fry, Jr.
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