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Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions [electronic resource]. by Winbolt, Barry.(SAGE)1877893;
Solution Focused Therapy for the Helping Professions; Introduction; Terminology; Chapter 1: The Helping Professions; Chapter 2: The Solution Focused Approach; Chapter 3: The Ingredients of Success; Chapter 4: The Key Assumptions of SFBT; Chapter 5: The Building Blocks of SFBT; Chapter 6: The Language of Change; Chapter 7: The Use of Language in Therapy; Chapter 8: Questions Are Keys; Chapter 9: The First SFBT Session; Chapter 10: The Helping Relationship; Conclusion; Appendix: Putting It Together; References; Further Reading; Subject Index; Author IndexThis accessible guide to Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), an effective therapeutic approach which focuses on strengths and achievements, provides a practical introduction to what SFBT is and how to use it with clients.Barry Winbolt leads the reader through the principles, techniques and steps involved in the approach, including forming a productive working relationship with the client, using questions creatively, the effective use of language, and working collaboratively with the client in finding solutions. Case studies are included to demonstrate the ideas and techniques presented. Thi
Subjects: Electronic books.; Counseling; Counselor and client; Solution-focused brief therapy.;
© 2011., Jessica Kingsley Publishers,
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What Do I Say [electronic resource] : The Therapist's Guide to Answering Client Questions by Edelstein, Linda N.; Waehler, Charles A.(SAGE)1891330;
What Do I Say?: The Therapist's Guide to Answering Client Questions; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART 1 Client Questions in a Broad Context; Introduction to Part 1; Why Do Clients' Questions Cause Apprehension?; What Do the Different Theories Advise?; Remember, It's Not About You; Guidelines for Answering Questions; Style and Language Considerations; Further Thoughts; PART 2 Client Questions and Responses by Topic; Introduction to Part 2; 1 The Early Sessions; 2 Experience; 3 Therapeutic Process; 4 Expectations About Change; 5 Techniques; 6 Professional Role; 7 Money8 Confidentiality9 Boundaries; 10 Personal Questions; 11 Sexuality; 12 Religion and Spirituality; 13 Prejudice; 14 Stigma; 15 Physical Appearance; 16 Dreams; 17 Therapists' Reactions; 18 Individual and Cultural Differences; 19 Involving Others; 20 Out of the Office; 21 Keeping in Touch; 22 Life Events; 23 Ending Therapy; Concluding Thoughts; References; Index; About the Authors""This book is terrific. As a seasoned psychotherapist and instructor, I found it to be an intelligent and sensitive guide that will shepherd therapists through the potential pitfalls of client questions-especially those that snag us at the beginning of our careers. It is a deftly written wellspring of practical advice that will allay the anxieties of students and therapists alike.""<br /> -<b>Michael C. LaSala</b>, Ph.D., LCSW, Director of MSW Program, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey ""On one level, What Do I Say? is a practical ""how to"" guide offering some excellent suggestion
Subjects: Electronic books.; Communication; Counseling - methods.; Counselor and client; Counselor and client; Professional-Patient Relations.; PSYCHOLOGY / Psychotherapy / Counseling.; Psychotherapist and patient.; Psychotherapist and patient.;
© 2011., Wiley,
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How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen [electronic resource]. by Sommers-Flanagan, John.; Sommers-Flanagan, Rita.;
How to Listen so Parents Will Talk and Talk so Parents Will Listen; Contents; Case Examples; Preface; PART ONE: Understanding and Being With Parents; 1 A Way of Being With Parents; 2 Preparing Yourself to Work Effectively With Parents; 3 What Parents Want: A Model for Understanding Adult Influence; PART TWO: Strategies for Working With Parents; 4 From Initial Contact to Assessment: Building and Maintaining a Working Relationship With Parents; 5 Collaborative Problem Formulation; 6 Creating and Providing Guidance, Advice, and Solutions; PART THREE: Practical Techniques for Parenting Challenges7 Teaching Relationship-Based Interventions to Parents8 Sharing Power to Gain Influence: Indirect and Problem-Solving Interventions; 9 A New-and-Improved Behaviorism: Child-Friendly but Direct Approaches to Discipline; 10 Ongoing Contact, Complications, and Referrals; 11 Dealing With Special Situations and Issues; APPENDIX A: An Annotated Bibliography of Parenting Books; APPENDIX B: Tip Sheets for Parents; APPENDIX C: Parent Satisfaction and Counselor Reflection Inventory; APPENDIX D: Master List of Attitudes, Strategies, and Interventions; APPENDIX E: Chapter ChecklistsAPPENDIX F: Parent Homework AssignmentsReferences; Author Index; Subject Index""In keeping with person-centered theory and therapy, John and Rita Sommers-Flanagan have produced a book that will be immensely helpful for professionals who work with parents. Throughout the pages, there are many examples of practitioners honoring and respecting parents and listening deeply to how best be of help. I am delighted that this book continues to echo and expand on my father's work.""<br /> -<b>Natalie Rogers, PhD, REAT, author, <i>The Creative Connection</i> and <i>The Creative Connections for Groups</i></b> ""Because parenting can be such a dizzying task, professionals working w
Subjects: Electronic books.; Child psychotherapy - Parent participation.; Child psychotherapy --Parent participation.; Counselor and client; Counselor and client; Parenting - Psychological aspects.; Parenting --Psychological aspects.; Parent-student counselor relationships.; Parent-student counselor relationships.;
© 2011., Wiley,
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The Therapeutic Encounter [electronic resource] : A Cross-modality Approach. by Bott, David.(SAGE)2051012; Howard, Pam(SAGE)2105454;
COVER; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Theorising 'Process': Contemporary Perspectives; 2 The Refusal to Join in; 3 The Battle for Control; 4 Engaging with the Emotionally Unavailable; 5 The Need to be Loved; 6 An Inability to Relate; 7 Encountering Oppositionality; 8 The Therapeutic Encounter: A SafeEmergency; References; IndexThe Therapeutic Encounter introduces a cross-modality approach to the client-therapist encounter, drawing from humanistic, psychoanalytic, systemic, and integrative approaches. Chapters introduce a range of client themes - the refusal to join in, the battle for control, the emotionally unavailable etc - and shows how these are enacted in the relationship. Authors David Bott and Pam Howard invite you, as therapist, to interact creatively with the client, engaging directly in the drama. In this way, they provide a coherent framework within which to understand both the therapeutic relation
Subjects: Electronic books.; Client-centered psychotherapy; Counselor and client; Professional-Patient Relations.; Psychoanalytic Theory.; Psychoanalytic Therapy.;
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Working with Dreams and PTSD Nightmares : 14 Approaches for Psychotherapists and Counselors. by Lewis, Jacquie.; Krippner, Stanley.; Lewis, Jacquie.; Krippner, Stanley.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Jungian Dreamwork -- 2. Psychodynamic Dreamwork -- 3. Existential Dreamwork -- 4. Gestalt Dreamwork -- 5. Humanistic Dreamwork -- 6. Focusing Dreamwork -- 7. Transpersonal Dreamwork -- 8 Cognitive-Behavioral Dreamwork -- 9. Hill Cognitive-Experiential Method -- 10. Developmental Life Cycle Method -- 11. Dream Interview Method -- 12. The Five Star Method -- 13. Integral Dreaming Method -- 14. Dream to Freedom Method™ -- Appendix A: How to Help Clients Remember and Record Dreams -- Appendix B: Working with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Nightmares -- Glossary -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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Working with Dreams and PTSD Nightmares : 14 Approaches for Psychotherapists and Counselors. by Lewis, Jacquie E.; Krippner, Stanley.; Krippner, Stanley.; Krippner, Stanley.;
Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Jungian Dreamwork -- 2. Psychodynamic Dreamwork -- 3. Existential Dreamwork -- 4. Gestalt Dreamwork -- 5. Humanistic Dreamwork -- 6. Focusing Dreamwork -- 7. Transpersonal Dreamwork -- 8 Cognitive-Behavioral Dreamwork -- 9. Hill Cognitive-Experiential Method -- 10. Developmental Life Cycle Method -- 11. Dream Interview Method -- 12. The Five Star Method -- 13. Integral Dreaming Method -- 14. Dream to Freedom Method™ -- Appendix A: How to Help Clients Remember and Record Dreams -- Appendix B: Working with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Nightmares -- Glossary -- Index -- About the Editors and Contributors.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Dreams - Therapeutic use.;
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The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality for Clinicians : Using Research in Your Practice. by Aten, Jamie.; O'Grady, Kari.; Worthington, Jr., Everett.;
Cover -- The Psychology of Religion and Spiritualityfor Clinicians: Using Research in Your Practice -- Copyright -- Contents -- Editors -- Contributors -- 1. The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality for Clinicians: An Introduction -- 2. Development of Religion and Spirituality Across the Life Span -- 3. Developmental and Narrative Perspectives on Religious and Spiritual Identity for Clinicians -- 4. Religious and Spiritual Motivations in Clinical Practice -- 5. Connection Between Personality and Religion and Spirituality -- 6. Client God Images: Theory, Research, and Clinical Practice -- 7. Addressing Spiritually Transcendent Experiences in Psychotherapy -- 8. Religious and Spiritual Beliefs in Psychotherapy: A Meaning Perspective -- 9. Navigating the Storm: Helping Clients in the Midst of Spiritual Struggles -- 10. Processes of Religious and Spiritual Coping -- 11. Forgiveness and Reconciliation Within the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality -- 12. Religion and Spirituality in Couples and Families -- 13. Religion, Spirituality, and Mental Health -- 14. Impact of Religion and Spirituality on Physical Health -- 15. Bridging the Gap Between Research and Practice in the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality -- Index.Many therapists and counselors find themselves struggling to connect the research on the psychology of religion and spirituality to their clinical practice. This book will address this issue, providing a valuable resource for clinicians that will help translate basic research findings into useful clinical practice strategies. The editors and chapter authors, all talented and respected scholar-clinicians, offer a practical and functional understanding of the empirical literature on the psychology of religion and spirituality of, while at the same time outlining clinical implications, assessments, and strategies for counseling and psychotherapy. Chapters cover such topics as religious and spiritual identity, its development, and its relationship with one's personality; client God images; spiritually transcendent experiences; forgiveness and reconciliation; and religion and spirituality in couples and families. Each concludes with clinical application questions and suggestions for further reading. This book is a must-read for all those wishing to ground their clinical work in an empirical understanding of the role that religion and spirituality plays in the lives of their clients.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; PSYCHOLOGY / Clinical Psychology.;
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Brief Counseling That Works : A Solution-Focused Therapy Approach for School Counselors and Other Mental Health Professionals. by Sklare, Gerald B.;
BRIEF COUNSELING THAT WORKS-FRONT COVER -- BRIEF COUNSELING THAT WORKS -- CONTENTS -- PREFACE -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR -- CHAPTER 1: COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS AND OTHER SETTINGS: PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS -- CHAPTER 2: SETTING GOALS -- CHAPTER 3: DISCOVERING AND CONSTRUCTING SOLUTIONS -- CHAPTER 4: CONNECTING THE PIECES -- CHAPTER 5: ABBREVIATED SFBC SESSION -- CHAPTER 6: CONDUCTING SUBSEQUENT SESSIONS -- CHAPTER 7: WORKING WITH RELUCTANT CLIENTS AND CHALLENGING SITUATIONS -- CHAPTER 8: EXPANDED APPLICATIONS OF SOLUTION-FOCUSED CONCEPTS -- APPENDIX A: PRACTICE DETAILING A NONSPECIFIC GOAL -- APPENDIX B: COUNSELING SESSION WITH KASEY: A PRACTICE EXERCISE -- APPENDIX C: SOLUTION-FOCUSED GUIDED IMAGERY -- REFERENCES -- INDEX.Everything you need for maximum counseling results in less time! Expert Gerald Sklare provides fresh insights and new applications for solution-focused brief counseling (SFBC). Learn to: Conduct brief, short-term sessions that lead to rapid, observable change Create well-defined client goals Enable clients to envision and take steps toward a more hopeful future Maximize your time for rapid, observable student progress Use the solution-focused principles with reluctant clients Conduct positive, goal-oriented parent conferences Work with individuals in school and community settings You'll find helpful flow charts and note sheets, and invaluable practice exercises..Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Subjects: Electronic books.;
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Engaging Children in Family Therapy [electronic resource] : Creative Approaches to Integrating Theory and Research in Clinical Practice by Ford Sori, Catherine.;
Front cover; Contents; The Editor; Contributors; Series Editor''s Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: Issues Related to Working with Children; Chapter 1. On Counseling Children and Families: Recommendations from the Experts; Chapter 2. Reflections on Children in Family Therapy: An Interview with Salvador Minuchin; Chapter 3. Integrating Play in Family Therapy Theories; PART II: Models for Working with Children and Families: Interviews with the Experts; Chapter 4. Family Play Therapy: An Interview with Eliana Gil; Chapter 5. Filial Therapy: An Interview with Rise VanFleetChapter 6. A Playful Postmodern Approach to Counseling Children and Families: An Interview with Lee ShiltsPART III: Conceptual, Practical, and Ethical Issues in Counseling Children and Families; Chapter 7. Involving Children in Family Counseling and Involving Parents in Children''s Counseling: Theoretical and Practical Guidelines; Chapter 8. Ethical and Legal Considerations When Counseling Children and Families; PART IV: Children and Family Therapy with Specific Child Issues; Chapter 9. Divorce and Stepfamily Issues; Chapter 10. Treating Children and Families with ADHDChapter 11. Counseling Children and Families Experiencing Serious IllnessChapter 12. Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Family Member; Index; Back coverA common question at the initial meeting of a family therapist and a new client(s) is often whether or not to include a child or children in the counseling sessions. The inclusion of a child in the family therapy process often changes the dynamic between client and therapist -- and between the clients themselves -- within the context of the counseling sessions. And yet, although this is such a common experience, many counselors and family therapists are not adequately equipped to advise parents on whether to include a child in therapy sessions. Once the child does make an appearance in the cou
Subjects: Electronic books.; Family psychotherapy.; Family psychotherapy - Practice.; Family psychotherapy.;
© 2012., Taylor and Francis,
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Alcoholism and Sexual Dysfunction : Issues in Clinical Management. by Carruth, Bruce.;
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Contributors -- Foreword -- Preface -- Alcohol and Human Sexual Response -- Acute Effects of Alcohol on Sexual Response -- Chronic Effects of Alcohol on Sexual Function in Males and Females -- Alcohol and Sexual Aggression -- Conclusion -- Socio-Sexual Issues in the Using and Recovering Alcoholic -- Returning to Drinking as a Result of Erectile Dysfunction -- The Sexual Behavior of Alcoholic Women While Drinking and During Sobriety -- Procedures -- Sexual Behavior and Orgasm Over Time -- Sexual Dysfunction Profile -- Relationship of Alcohol Use to Sexual Experience -- Dreams to Orgasm -- Other Sexual Characteristics of the Sample -- First Three Months of Sobriety -- Treatment Recommendations -- Conclusion -- Assessment of Sexual Functioning -- Introduction -- The Relevance of Diagnosis -- Information -- How to Take a Sex Problem History -- Application to an Alcoholism Program -- Treatment of Impotence in Male Alcoholics -- Introduction -- Nature of the Problem -- Etiology -- Treatment Approaches -- Application to Alcoholism Treatment Programs -- Permission-Giving -- Limited Information -- Specific Suggestions -- Intensive Therapy -- Training Needs -- Conclusion -- Special Issues Affecting the Treatment of Male and Lesbian Alcoholics -- Sexual Dynamics of the Client-Counselor Relationship -- Seduction -- Opportunity -- Self-Interest -- Morality -- Glossary -- Appendix: Resources.Experts provide specific methodologies for clinicians working with recovering alcoholics and their families. This landmark study of sexual issues in alcoholism treatment addresses impotence in male alcoholics, the sexual dynamics of the client-counselor relationship, homosexual alcoholics, and many other important issues.Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Alcoholics -- Sexual behavior.; Psychosexual disorders.;
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