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Duped : lies and deception in psychotherapy

Author: Jeffrey A Kottler; Jon Carlson
Publisher: New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2011.
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"The authors turn their therapy microscopes onto the subjects of lying, falsehood, deceit, and the loss of trust in the counseling room. What do clients lie about, and why? When do therapists mislead or withhold information from their clients? What does it all mean? In their exploration of this taboo material, the authors interview and share stories from dozens of their peers, of all practice areas and modalities  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey A Kottler; Jon Carlson
ISBN: 9780415876230 0415876230 9780415876247 0415876249
OCLC Number: 491893050
Description: xvi, 282 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : What is truth in psychotherapy? --
How well do we really know our clients? / Jeffrey Kottler --
Why I do what I do / Jon Carlson --
Treating traditional men : from believer to skeptic (and back again) / Gary R. Brooks --
Opportunities with a side of fries / Chen Oren --
Smoke and mirrors / Jennider L. Grzegorek --
When therapists lie to promote their own agendas / Howard Rosenthal --
Duped, drugged, and eaten : working with the Jeffrey Dahmers of the world / Len Sperry --
The client with amnesia / Shea M. Dunham --
Credit denied and denial / Bill O'Hanlon --
Never ever --
I love you! / Michael F. Hoyt --
The dance of optimism and skepticism / Mark Stevens --
Grateful for the lessons learned / Katherine Helm --
Cheating at solitaire / George W. Burns --
What clients talk about --
and what they don't / Aaron B. Rochlen --
Saving Private Joe / Bret A. Moore --
Rita's rib and a puzzle decoded / Shannon B. Dermer --
Running out of gas when you have a long way to go / Cyrus Marcellus Ellis --
Weighing in with the truth? / Ann Vernon --
Learning from lies at the therapist's school of hard knocks / Jeffrey E. Barnett --
Cut the crap : tall tales and the value of lies / Barry Duncan --
The terrible, awful, unspeakable secret --
and how it changed me / Patricia Robey --
Seduced by an act of omission / John Barletta --
Too much of a good thing / Adam Zagelbaum --
Managing conflict between two partners / Dan Eckstein --
Mistakes worth enduring / James Robert Bitter --
The man who tried too hard to act cool / Bill Knaus --
I'm not easily fooled / Paul R. Peluso --
Lost in a quagmire of agendas / Christine Maguth Nezu --
Calling Jack's bluff / Fredric E. Rabinowitz --
A puzzle with missing pieces / Jill D. Duba --
The transgender woman in the pink wheelchair / Stacee Reicherzer --
A veil of self-deception / Orah Krug --
Clients telling the truth as they know it / Byron Waller --
I still wonder what happened / George Stricker --
In defense of naïveté / Frances Asha --
The one truth : he didn't want to be a business major / Robert L. Smith --
Duped and recuped / Nancy Fishman --
Espionage and orphans : lies have deep truth / James M. Walsh --
Fiction, myth, and illusions of truth / Spencer Niles --
What does being duped mean in the practice of psychotherapy? / Jeffrey Kottler and Jon Carlson.
Responsibility: edited by Jeffrey A. Kottler and Jon Carlson.


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"This collection makes fascinating reading, but more importantly provides rich material from which therapists can learn vicariously how to address deception in therapy. As is often the case, by Read more...

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