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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:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"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 p. : ill. ; 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.

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"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 most psychotherapists each day. This book describes the process of psychotherapy from the standpoint of managing the fundamental dilemmas that confront all psychotherapists, regardless of theoretical approach or treatment modality used. The author explores how typical dilemmas are managed, including those that are unique to specific orientations, those related to specific aspects of the therapeutic process, and those that arise in working with particular client groups, such as families and couples."--BOOK JACKET.
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