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Working with goals in psychotherapy and counselling

Author: Mick Cooper
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats

Recent evidence has shown that the successful setting of goals brings about positive outcomes in psychological therapy. This book brings together theory, practice and research to give a definitive,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Cooper
ISBN: 9780198793687 0198793685
OCLC Number: 1002294833
Description: viii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mick Cooper and Duncan Law --
Philosophical, conceptual, and ethical perspectives on working with goals in therapy / John McLeod and Thomas Mackrill --
The psychology of goals: a practice-friendly review / Mick Cooper --
Using goals in therapy: the perspective of people with lived experience / Amy Feltham, Kate Martin, Leanne Walker, and Lydia Harris --
Goals and psychotherapy research / Georgiana Schick Tryon --
Measuring outcomes using goals / Jenna Jacob, Julian Edbrooke-Childs, Christopher Lloyd, Daniel Hayes, Isabelle Whelan, Miranda Wolpert, and Duncan Law --
Goal-based outcome measures for children and adults --
From problems to goals: identifying good goals in psychotherapy and counselling / Windy Dryden --
Goal-oriented practice / Duncan Law --
Goal-oriented practice across therapies / Nick Grey, Suzanne Byrne, Tracey Taylor, Avi Shmueli, Cathy Troupp, Peter Stratton, Aaron Sefi, Roslyn Law, and Mick Cooper --
Conclusion / Duncan Law and Mick Cooper.
Responsibility: edited by Mick Cooper and Duncan Law.


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