Seminars in the Psychotherapies

Seminars in the Psychotherapies

eBook - 2007
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Part of the "College Seminars Series" of textbooks, this book gives an overview of the major types of psychotherapy, including: psychodynamic theories and therapies, systemic therapy, cognitive-behavioural theories and therapies, group; and family therapy. It also covers assessment, research and training in psychotherapy.

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Designed for practitioners seeking to expand their skills and mastery of therapeutic tools as well as students developing their mental portfolios, this covers established psychotherapies with a growing evidence base. Along with describing the therapies in question, contributors compare their precepts and delineate appropriate applications, including in group settings, with children and adolescents and in research. Contributors cover the role of assessment in psychotherapy, the range of theories, therapy with individuals, cognitive analytic therapy, behavioral and cognitive therapies, cognitive therapy for severe mental disorders, group psychotherapy, child and adolescent individual psychoanalytic psychiatry, family therapy and systematic practice, and research in psychotherapy. Contributors include practical tips on managing the application of therapies and advantages or disadvantages of each form of therapy. Distributed in the US by Balogh International. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Seminars in the Psychotherapies presents an overview of the major established psychotherapies for which there is a growing evidence base and provides background knowledge for psychiatrists who are developing their therapeutic skills. Dynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy and systemic therapy - the three main modalities required for trainees in general psychiatry and for psychiatrists training in psychotherapy - are emphasised. As well as exploring the differences between therapies, the authors discuss the common ground. Clinical examples are used throughout to highlight how theory can be applied to practice and to illustrate how different theoretical concepts are linked. Group psychotherapy, family therapy, therapy with children and adolescents, and psychotherapy research are also discussed.
Aimed primarily at trainees, Seminars in the Psychotherapies is also relevant for psychotherapists from different professional backgrounds and for psychiatrists in other specialties who wish to update themselves on psychotherapy.

Publisher: London : Gaskell, Ă2007
ISBN: 9781429468176
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 292 pages)


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