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Out of the Developmental Chrysalis in Intimacy and Relationship Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,680. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
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.
Down the Relationship Rabbit Hole, Assessment and Strategy for Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
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.
Pieces of Eight: Stories of Encounter and Tele
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This is a collection of intriguing tales from the author’s work in psychotherapy. Written in a dramatic, literary story-telling manner, the author brings alive the human being who is in the forefront of the work together. In this, she invites us all to examine how we relate to our own existence as well as the existence of others and how we honour, celebrate and restore humanity in each other.
Therapy Interruptus and Clinical Practice, Building Client Investment from First Contact through the First Session
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,840. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Practice Management
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.
Opening the Can of Worms, Complications in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
The therapist must anticipate opening a "can of worms," that can confuse & overwhelm . The therapist is guided to reduce the third partner in the couple- emotional reactivity as expressed in bipolar disorder, PTSD, developmental trauma disorder, sexual trauma, self-medication, & personality disorders. The Predator-Prey-Witness triangle, psychodynamic, attachment, & more direct strategy & therapy.
I Don't... You Don't... It Don't Matter, Depression and Anxiety in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,990. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Depression & anxiety are intricately related to emotional, psychological, & interpersonal dynamics. To matter or not turns transitory disappointment into chronic depression & anxiety. The therapist must address gender & culture, stressors, habitual responses, attachment, communication, & problem-solving. Avoiding becoming infected with client depression & anxiety breaks negative partner mutuality.
Off, Odd, Different… Special? Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Aspergers Syndrome, and Giftedness in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,110. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Someone off, odd, different, or special is a clinical clue to issues causing dysfunction in the couple. Disproportionate time, attention, & energy required stresses everyone. Learning disabilities (LD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Aspergers Syndrome (AS), & giftedness are among 13 reasons one may miss social cues, thus creating the sense of misfit that impacts relationships.
Mine, Yours, and Ours, Addiction and Compulsivity in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Addiction & compulsivity often enter couple therapy. "Mine" or "yours" obscure addiction that is "ours." Addiction’s shadow sabotages "logical" therapy. The therapist can avoid stalemate arguing the "addict" label. Co-addiction is examined for mutual processes including attachment & family/cultural models. The therapist is the psycho-educator, witness, predictor, & planner for inevitable relapse.
The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars, Dependency and Histrionics in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Dependency & histrionics sabotages relationships through deference or flamboyance. The dependent turns others into the sun, the moon, & the stars- the center of the relationship, while the histrionic demands to be the sun, the moon, & the stars. Conceptual similarities, passive aggressive strategies & frailty, partner types, gender, sexuality, & cultural influences reveal strategies for therapy.
Conflict, Control, and Out of Control in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,510. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
The book guides how to promote appropriate assertiveness & aggression along a continuum w/o crossing to abuse; assessment for, management, & therapy when emotional reactivity becomes emotional abuse; & when verbal abuse predicts physical abuse. Therapist choice to engage or not deal w/domestic violence in therapy become functionally problematic when domestic violence is revealed unexpectedly.
Ouch! Where'd that come from?! The Borderline in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This guides the therapist as a partner's borderline behaviors disrupt both home & couple therapy. The borderline existential trinity: betrayal/abandonment/rejection direct a response trinity: caring compliance/intimacy/acceptance. Challenging the core borderline paradigm leads to personal & couple's change. Quantitative changes in 5 areas lead to qualitative change individually & in the couple.
Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
"Scorpion in the Bed, The Narcissist in Couples and Couples Therapy" Individual narcissism affects all aspects of couple's functioning. An assertive therapist role & strategy is required to deal w/ narcissistic behavior and attacks in the couple and couple therapy- the one best and perhaps, only opportunity for change. Understanding rationales for partners who couple w/ narcissists direct therapy.
Uncomplicating Life, Simply
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: Australian English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Helping peolpe to recognise and avoid destructive patterns in their lives is the aim of this book, by recounting case studies of typical scenarios that lead them to seek counselling.
Power to Choose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,290. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In this timely book, family therapist John Dan and his wife Barbara Dan share the stories of men and women who found themselves in circumstances over which, seemingly, they had little or no control, and show how they discovered the strength to move forward, using the unlimited spiritual resources of their faith.
Paradigms of Counseling and Psychotherapy
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 67,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Counseling / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
This book presents the "big picture" related to the practice of counseling and psychotherapy. Four counseling paradigms are defined: the organic-medical, psychological, systemic-relational, and social constructivism paradigms. Readers will be challenged to view mental health treatment from a high theoretical level, providing an advanced foundation for psychotherapy research and practice.
Breathe, Feel, Heal, Awaken: Living and Loving Your Heart's Path
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,130. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration
This is a book about essential tools for psycho-spiritual development. It is written by a psychotherapist with 40 years of practice in the mental health field and equal time engaged in spiritual study and practice. This book is intended for spiritual seekers, helping professionals, people engaged in 12-Step Recovery, and more.
Brief and Unusual Therapies
Series: Therapy Books, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
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Designed for students in counseling programs and for therapists who want to improve their skills in brief counseling. Each chapter discusses a relevant point of brief therapy and gives a counseling example to illustrate the point. The chapters also provide questions for the reader to answer and an exercise to practice a particular skill.