Emotion in Psychotherapy (The Guilford clinical psychology and psychotherapy series)

Emotion in Psychotherapy (The Guilford clinical psychology and psychotherapy series)The study of psychotherapy has often been limited to the ways in which cognitive and behavioral processes promote personal change. Introducing a ground breaking perspective, Greenberg and Safran’s compelling new work argues that the presently-felt experience of emotional material in therapy forms a vital underpinning in the generation of change. By including emotion as a psychotherapeutic catalyst, the book offers a more complete and encompassing approach to the process of psychotherapy than has…

Emotion in Psychotherapy (The Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series)

Emotion in Psychotherapy (The Guilford Clinical Psychology and Psychopathology Series)The study of psychotherapy has often been limited to the ways in which cognitive and behavioral processes promote personal change. Introducing a ground breaking perspective, Greenberg and Safran’s compelling new work argues that the presently-felt experience of emotional material in therapy forms a vital underpinning in the generation of change. By including emotion as a psychotherapeutic catalyst, the book offers a more complete and encompassing approach to the process of psychotherapy than has…

Encountering the Sacred in Psychotherapy: How to Talk with People about Their Spiritual Lives

Encountering the Sacred in Psychotherapy: How to Talk with People about Their Spiritual LivesDrawing on narrative, postmodern, and other therapeutic perspectives, this book guides therapists in exploring the creative and healing possibilities in clients’ spiritual and religious experience. Vivid personal accounts and dialogues bring to life the ways spirituality may influence the stories told in therapy, the language and metaphors used, and the meanings brought to key relationships and events. Applications are discussed for a wide variety of clinical situations, including helping people…

Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works

Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What WorksWritten specifically for the office-based psychotherapist, this practical guide describes how to detect, assess, diagnose, and treat clients presenting with a range of alcohol and drug problems. Detailed is an integrated, flexible psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes building a strong therapeutic relationship, engaging clients “where they are,” and addressing substance use within the larger context of their lives. The authors describe in very pragmatic terms how to use a combination of mot…

Psychodynamic Techniques: Working with Emotion in the Therapeutic Relationship

Psychodynamic Techniques: Working with Emotion in the Therapeutic RelationshipHelping therapists navigate the complexities of emotional interactions with clients, this book provides practical clinical guidelines. Master clinician Karen J. Maroda adds an important dimension to the psychodynamic literature by exploring the role of both clients’ and therapists’ emotional experiences in the process of therapy. The book discusses how to become more attuned to one’s own experience of a client; offer direct feedback and self-disclosure in the service of treatment goals; and mana…

Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner’s Guide

Emotion Regulation in Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's GuideEmotion regulation difficulties are central to a range of clinical problems, yet many therapies for children and adolescents lack a focus on emotion and related skills. In a flexible modular format, this much-needed book presents cutting-edge strategies for helping children and adolescents understand and manage challenging emotional experiences. Each of the eight treatment modules can be used on its own or in conjunction with other therapies, and includes user-friendly case examples, sample dial…

Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar and Depressive Disorders

Psychotherapy for Children with Bipolar and Depressive DisordersPacked with ready-to-use clinical tools, this book presents the first evidence-based psychological treatment for school-age children with bipolar disorder or depression. Leading clinician-researcher Mary Fristad and her colleagues show how to integrate psychoeducational strategies with cognitive-behavioral and family therapy techniques. They provide nuts-and-bolts information for implementing the approach with individual families or groups. Kids learn to identify and manage mood states while par…

Multifamily Groups in the Treatment of Severe Psychiatric Disorders

Multifamily Groups in the Treatment of Severe Psychiatric DisordersThis volume presents a proven psychoeducational therapy approach for persons with severe mental illness and their families. Pioneering schizophrenia treatment developer William R. McFarlane first lays out the theoretical and empirical foundations of the multifamily model. Chapters coauthored with other leading clinician-researchers then provide detailed “how-to” instructions for forming groups; implementing educational and problem-solving interventions; managing clinical, relationship, and funct…

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising InterventionsBringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as well. The book reviews the growing research base and describes ways to support adolescents and adults in succeeding in higher education and work, living independently, enjoying leisure activities, navigating meaningful personal relationships, and more. Specific behavioral and instructional i…

The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical Handbook

The Treatment of Eating Disorders: A Clinical HandbookEminently practical and authoritative, this comprehensive clinical handbook brings together leading international experts on eating disorders to describe the most effective treatments and how to implement them. Coverage encompasses psychosocial, family-based, medical, and nutritional therapies for anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder, and other eating disorders and disturbances. Especially noteworthy are “mini-manuals” that present the nuts and bolts of 11 of the treatment ap…