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Clinical dilemmas in psychotherapy : a transtheoretical approach to psychotherapy integration

Author: Douglas J Scaturo
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"In Clinical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Approach to Psychotherapy Integration, Douglas J. Scaturo addresses the kinds of questions posed by new and experienced psychotherapists alike, such as, When should I shift from an exploratory mode of treatment to more active behavioral intervention? Am I identifying too much with this patient's life? Questions like these are typical of the dilemmas facing  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas J Scaturo
ISBN: 1591472296 9781591472292
OCLC Number: 56590615
Description: x, 255 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Clinical Dilemmas: An Introduction. 1. Fundamental clinical dilemmas in psychotherapy: introduction to a transtheoretical concept --
2. The evolution of psychotherapy: the dilemma of integration versus manualization --
Part II. Clinical Dilemmas Among Diverse Approaches to Treatment. 3. Psychodynamic and insight-oriented psychotherapy: focus and comprehensiveness, confrontation and support --
4. Cognitive behavior therapy: balancing the directive and nondirective elements of treatment --
5. Marital and couple therapy: the therapist's dilemmas with dyads --
6. Family systems therapy: dilemmas of codependency and family homeostasis --
7. Group psychotherapy: multiple dilemmas with multiple patients --
Part III. Clinical Dilemmas in Therapeutic Process. 8. Transference, countertransference, and resistance: unconscious determinants of dilemmas --
9. Therapeutic neutrality, self-disclosure, and boundary management: dilemmas of therapeutic engagement --
Part IV. Clinical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy Integration: Theory, Practice, and Historical Context. 10. A three-phase learning-based integrative model of psychotherapy: the therapeutic alliance, technical interventions, and relearning --
11. Integrative psychotherapy in clinical practice: an illustration of dilemma management --
12. Dilemmas, dialecticism, and integration in the history of psychology: toward synergy and synthesis.
Responsibility: Douglas J. Scaturo.


The author addresses the kinds of questions a novice therapist would ask, and explores how typical dilemmas are managed, including those that are unique to specific orientations, those related to  Read more...
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