Family Therapy

Author: Alan Carr
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119954657
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This highly regarded and well-established textbook includes up-to-date coverage of recent advances in family therapy practice and reviews of latest research, whilst retaining the popular structure and chapter features of previous editions.

Family Therapy

Author: Dr. Alan Carr
Editor: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471491248
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Advance students, trainees and practitioners of Family Therapy will welcome this comprehensive, critical and integrative textbook which offers a systematic account of the practice of family therapy and also the conceptual approaches which enlighten and guide best practice Family Therapy: Concepts, Process and Practice offers a critical evaluation of the major schools of family therapy, an integrative model for the practice of marital and family therapy, and examples of how this model may be used with a range of common child-focused and adult-focused problems Alan Carr examines findings from research on the effectiveness of family therapy and shows the implications for these for evidence-based practice . The author's integrative approach to therapy focuses on both problems and exceptions to problems. It also addresses family behaviour patterns and beliefs systems and narratives, as well as the broader contextual factors, which make family problems,and their treatment, so complex. The book shows how this approach to family therapy may be used to address problems of childhood and adolescence such as child abuse, conduct problems and drug abuse, as well as problems of adulthood such as marital distress, anxiety, depression, alcohol abuse and schizophrenia Resources and aids for the student and professional are included throughout, including chapter plans and conclusions with a summary of key points, case examples, and suggestions for further reading, and the theoretical chapters include a glossary of new terms A section on information resources in family therapy is also included. This gives details on training tapes, assessment instruments, ethical guidelines and major journals in the field "In its comprehensiveness this volume will prove to be a valuable source book for beginners and experienced therapists alike. This book's discussion of different schools of therapy is clear, concise and non-dogmatic. Its elaboration of a model of therapeutic skills development distils the best from a number of approaches and is based on sound common sense. Its discussion of family therapy with particular clinical groups is exceptionally helpful and appropriately pragmatic. The book is very good. It will serve its readers well Dr Eddy Street, Editor of the Journal of Family Therapy and University of Wales, UK "Alan Carr's Family Therapy: Concepts, Process, and Practice, is the best and most comprehensive general family therapy text on the market. Its combination of sound academics and clinical material makes it useful as a graduate text, a professional review (for example for licensure), and as a clinical guide. The book provides a sound overall presentation of the history of the field and the theories of family therapy, offers an extremely useful research-based model of family therapy, and applies family therapy to the treatment of most of the common behaviour disorders. This is truly the general family therapy book of the new century" Terry S. Trepper, Ph.D., Editor, Journal of Family Psychotherapy and Professor of Psychology and Marriage & Family Therapy, Purdue University, USA

From the Forewor "There are "two for the price of one" in this volume. The "first book" in this book is a highly readable introductory accounting of the major approaches to Family Therapy. the second "book-within-a-book" is Alan Carr's singular contribution, The Formulation Model of family therapy treatment planning and intervention. This is an eminently teachable and learnable clinical model. I like to think of Carr's book as news you can use, rather than views that confuse. It will be accessible on "the other side" of the Atlantic Alan S Gurman, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Marital and Family Therapy Training, University of Wisconsin Medical School, USA


Child And Adolescent Mental Health

Author: Christine Hooper
Editor: CRC Press
ISBN: 1444146009
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The book covers all the core aspects of child and adolescent mental health, starting with the background to emotional and behavioural problems and looking at models and tools for assessment and treatment before examining specific problems encountered in children, young people, and their families from different cultural backgrounds. Key features clear theoretical framework for each topic integrated disciplinary approach case studies information about other resources available to professionals and families, including new government initiatives New for the second edition updated and revised with the latest references and theories sections on the influence of genetics on behaviour, working with children with learning difficulties, evidence-based paediatric and psychological developments multiple choice questions for revision and testing new quick-reference format This is an essential text for all professionals working with children, young people, and their families, including student and practitioner psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses, and social care specialists.

Clinical Child And Adolescent Psychology

Author: Martin Herbert
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
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Theoretical and practice-oriented,Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology offers a concise, comprehensive, review of the knowledge, concepts and practice of child and adolescent clinical psychology. This fully revised and updated edition of ?Clinical Child Psychology ?, now incorporates a fuller account of the range of clinical problems of adolescence, together with an expanded account of the major developmental and psychosocial disorders, such as autism, ADHD, and conduct disorder. Each chapter considers a different category of problem or disorder, and covers issues of diagnosis, clinical and developmental features, causes, interventions and outcomes. Now covers adolescence as well as childhood Updated coverage of major developmental disorders Included in the Wiley Series in Clinical Psychology

Counseling And Psychotherapy Theories In Context And Practice

Author: John Sommers-Flanagan
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118289048
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A comprehensive, in-depth exploration of the origins, contemporary developments, and applications to practice related to each major counseling theory Fully revised and updated, Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, Second Edition is complete with useful learning aids, instructions for ongoing assessment, and valuable case studies—all designed to facilitate comprehension and lead to effective, ethical practice. The Second Edition features: New chapters on Family Systems Theory and Therapy as well as Gestalt Theory and Therapy Extended case examples in each of the twelve Theory chapters A treatment planning section that illustrates how specific theories can be used in problem formulation, specific interventions, and potential outcomes assessment Deeper and more continuous examination of gender and cultural issues An evidence-based status section in each Theory chapter focusing on what we know from the scientific research with the goal of developing critical thinking skills A new section on "Outcome Measures" that provides ideas on how client outcomes can be tracked using practice-based evidence Showcasing the latest research, theory, and evidence-based practice, Counseling and Psychotherapy Theories in Context and Practice, Second Edition is an engaging and illuminating text. "John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have done it again! In the revised Second Edition of their popular book, they have masterfully organized and written a compelling text that will appeal to students and faculty alike. The Second Edition is thoroughly pragmatic with careful attention to research and evidence-based literature. Much to the delight of readers, extensive case analyses that illustrate major theoretical concepts abound." —Sherry Cormier, PhD, Professor Emerita, West Virginia University, coauthor of Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers "John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have written an exceptionally practical text for students wishing to learn usable counseling principles. Their excellent scholarship is balanced by a superb treatment of counseling theory that includes a review of the strengths, limitations, and means for implementing the systems represented." —Robert Wubbolding, EdD, Professor Emeritus, Xavier University; Director, Center for Reality Therapy; author of Reality Therapy (Theories of Psychotherapy Series) "This introductory text is written with extraordinary care and attention to detail. Not only is it one of the best resources I know of for in-depth coverage of classical therapeutic theory, it is also one of the best at illuminating cutting-edge developments, both in theory and application. Readers will greatly benefit from the clarity, comprehensiveness, and personal perceptiveness of this engaging introductory guide." —Kirk J. Schneider, PhD, Faculty, Saybrook University; Vice President, Existential-Humanistic Institute; coauthor of Existential-Humanistic Therapy and editor of Existential-Integrative Psychotherapy

Counseling And Psychotherapy With Children And Adolescents

Author: H. Thompson Prout
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118772695
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A comprehensive, theory-based approach to working with youngclients in both school and clinical settings Counseling and Psychotherapy with Children and Adolescents,Fifth Edition provides mental health professionals and studentswith state-of-the-art theory and practical guidance for majorcontemporary psychotherapeutic schools of thought. Children andadolescents are not just small adults; they have their own needs,requirements, and desires, on top of the issues presented bystill-developing brains and limited life perspective. Providingcare for young clients requires a deep understanding of theinterventions and approaches that work alongside growing brains,and the practical skill to change course to align with evolvingpersonalities. The thoroughly revised fifth edition is acomprehensive reference, complete with expert insight. Organized around theory, this book covers both clinical andschool settings in the fields of psychology, counseling, and socialwork. Coverage of the latest thinking and practice includesCognitive Behavioral, Rational-Emotive, Reality Therapy, SolutionFocused, Family Systems, and Play Therapy, providing a completeresource for any mental health expert who works with youngpeople. Understand the major approaches to counseling andpsychotherapeutic interventions Discover the ethical and legal implications of working withchildren and adolescents Learn how to employ culturally responsive counseling withyounger clients Examine interventions for children and adolescents withdisabilities and health care needs This updated edition includes a stronger emphasis on theclinical application of theory to specific disorders of childhoodand adolescence, and new coverage of the legal and ethical issuesrelated to social media. Chapters include a case studies and onlineresources that make it ideal for classroom use, and new chapters onSolution-Focused Therapy and Play Therapy enhance usefulness topracticing therapists. Expert guidance covers techniques forworking with individuals, groups, and parents, and explores theefficacy of the theories under discussion.

The Working Alliance

Author: Adam O. Horvath
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471546405
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Now, The Working Alliance: Theory, Research, and Practice offers clinical psychologists, counselors, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers a comprehensive, in-depth overview of the nature of this crucial collaborative relationship, and illuminates the ways in which it promotes positive therapeutic change.

Psychology Of Medicine And Surgery

Author: Peter Salmon
Editor: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN:
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In the context of acute physical illness and surgery, the beliefs, emotions, and behaviour of individuals, both lay people and health professionals, can have a profound effect on the processes of understanding, communication and coping.

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Cognitive Therapy For Chronic And Persistent Depression

Author: Richard G. Moore
Editor: Wiley
ISBN: 9780471892786
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‘This volume provides the most comprehensive presentation to date of the phenomenology, clinical aspects and cognitive therapy of persistent depression. The text is highly readable, replete with illustrative case material, and highlighted by concise summaries at the end of each chapter. The treatment approach, already validated in the famed Cambridge–Newcastle clinical trial, is an invaluable contribution.’ Aaron T. Beck, M.D. Drawing on extensive clinical experience, Richard G. Moore and Anne Garland present a cognitive model of persistent depression that places particular importance on the role of thinking styles, underlying beliefs, subtle forms of avoidance and environmental factors. For the practitioner, this book offers guidance on how to address particular issues that commonly arise at each stage of therapy, such as: the patient is reluctant to engage in therapy the patient’s negative thinking does not respond to standard therapeutic techniques the patient’s negative beliefs have much basis in their experience the therapist becomes demoralised by the apparent lack of progress in therapy Through extensive clinical material, Cognitive Therapy for Chronic and Persistent Depression demonstrates how entrenched negative thinking patterns and ongoing avoidance can be addressed to achieve significant change in many people’s lives. This book is essential reading for any therapist working with these hard to help patients, such as clinical psychologists, psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists, social workers and counsellors.