Principles of Therapy

A Series by Ronald Mah

How Dangerous is this Person? Assessing Danger & Violence Potential Before Tragedy Strikes
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » General
"How Dangerous is this Person?" identifies cues for potential violence, including profiles from mental health along with frustration-based aggression, bullying, cultural influences, substance abuse, psychosis, and special considerations. Key criteria are explained to formulate therapy, treatment, and intervention, including helping laypersons decide when to seek legal and professional assistance.
Therapy Interruptus and Clinical Practice, Building Client Investment from First Contact through the First Session
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,840. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Therapy commences w/ first contact & proceeds thru intake & the first session. Practical & conceptual guidance focus specifically on the first phone contact & the first session, w/ comparable principles for marketing. 7 keys to create investment propose a framework & language to communicate rapport, expertise, wisdom, & credibility is "selling" therapy. Good therapy also equals good business.
Down the Relationship Rabbit Hole, Assessment and Strategy for Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Therapists can help individuals, couples, & families repair fractured relationships. Straightforward questions, 5 concepts: trust, vulnerability, self-expression, empathy, & investment & a 7-step devolution of relationship model are presented to assess quality & status of problematic relationships and to direct therapeutic strategies and interventions to heal and rebuild positive relationships.
Out of the Developmental Chrysalis in Intimacy and Relationship Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
From baby''s need to be soothed, early experiences predispose one to intimacy & relationship functionality as an adult. For adult clients, 10 basic rules of development, re-visiting primary defense mechanisms, theories of cognitive development, attachment, & EFT provide cues to etiology of behavior, & goals of therapy including enhancing personal resiliency & reparative therapeutic relationships.
Born that Way, Temperamental Challenges in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Temperament provides a non-pathologizing perspective, as traits reciprocally impact attachment, learning disabilities, gender, culture, drug use, & anxiety/depression. Easy to difficult temperamental profiles influence dynamics from predictable childhood problems to adult relationships. Invested people can facilitate persons self-monitoring temperament & self-regulation w/ appropriate responses.
Ghosts and Guests of Family Past in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Experiences create neurotic filters altering perceptions that create relationship dysfunction. The therapist prompts recognition of scripts & roles, incoherent vs. coherent self stories, embedded & rigid roles, illogical values & perception, pseudo-maturity, triangulation, implicit rules, gallant knight-damsel, fixer-project, & distancer/pursuer roles, & various money scripts affecting intimacy.
Roles, Rigidity, Repair, and Renovation in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Structural principles are applicable to all relationships, including individual intrapsychic confusion among impulse, logic, & more. The therapist is guided to take authoritative structurally-based vs. more passive therapeutic approaches to address specific challenging client compositions & specific client issues, equality vs. equity-based relationships, and repair vs. renovation in relationships.
Out of the Monkey Trap, Breaking Negative Cycles for Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Akin to the monkey trap, therapists using strategic principles help individuals, couples, & families who keep themselves stuck. Therapists must target harmful negative patterns that require interruption. Included are basic plans & questions, treatment plans, guidance for intervention, humor, 5 elements in the personal process, & 6 indicators for 1st & 2nd order change of dysfunctional behaviors
Mirror Mirror… Reflections of Self-Esteem in Relationships and Therapy
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Poor communication directly harms self-esteem & relationships as individuals poorly mirror each other. 6 stages of relationship devolution, communication styles, & the development of & 4 principles of self-esteem lead to the Four Honorings of Communication, the Working It Out Plan, & a 8-step foundation plus the 7-step formula of self-esteem and the 90-Second-A-Day Self-Esteem Prescription Plan.
All Relationships and Therapy are Multi-Cultural- Family and Cross-Cultural Complications
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,750. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Therapy is inherently cross-cultural among clients & w/ therapists. Challenging family experiences are comparable to culture for demographically mismatched AND matched intimates. Problematic approaches, including existential annihilation ignoring culture are presented along w/ practical approaches addressing therapeutic roadblocks using strategies based on expression areas of cultural differences.
Therapy? What's Therapy!?
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Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Therapists must flex among various roles: judge, referee, facilitator, mirror, guide, educator, fixer, interventionist, parent, & cross-cultural guide. Therapy becomes the vehicle of hope. Inflexible stances take away self-determination. Client & therapist goals, liking or not liking clients, & recruitment must be reconciled. Relationship principles apply to individual, couple, & family therapy.