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First Aid Tips for Depression: Overcoming Depression In 4 Simple Steps
Series: Shrink's First Aid Tips. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Depression, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Depression is a disabling medical illness with serious complications. Dr. Rayel has reintroduced the CARE approach as first aid for depression. Simple and practical, this four-step process describes how to recognize depression and what you can do about it. This book should give you the courage to face depression head on, the confidence to deal with it, and the necessary strategies to overcome it.
Out of the Monkey Trap, Breaking Negative Cycles for Relationships and Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general
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
Health Benefits of Meditation - Health Learning Series
Series: Health Learning Books, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
In this book you’ll learn all about the benefits of meditation, how it is done and how it provides relief by using only the body’s own ability and not any medication. You will see that nature doesn't put a cost on health and well-being. So forget about your stress and take and relax, because your life is about to get a lot better!
Summary of David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art of Battling Giants
Series: Boiled Down, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,740. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Education & training
This is a Summary of David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, And The Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell…… Summarized by J.J. Holt
Roles, Rigidity, Repair, and Renovation in Relationships and Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,990. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
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.
Ghosts and Guests of Family Past in Relationships and Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
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.
Born that Way, Temperamental Challenges in Relationships and Therapy
Series: Principles of Therapy, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
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.
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.
Stop Dancing in the Gaslight
Series: Gaslight Survivor, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Scarlett Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Codependency, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family
Gaslighting is a form of mental abuse that some types of people (narcissists, psychopaths, sociopaths) use to manipulate others. The victim of gaslighting may feel like he or she is slowly going crazy with paranoia and forgetfulness. If something doesn't feel right in your life, you may be a victim of gaslighting.
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.
Being Happy: Part 2
Series: Being Happy, Book 2 · Applied Psychology, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence & self-esteem
In Being Happy Part 1 we explored the dynamics of happiness through self-actualisation, the achievement of your fullest potential. In Part 2, we discuss the work of Martin Seligman, a foremost proponent of the positive psychology movement and a leading source of advice on being happy.
The Book of Change: Loving vs. Evolving Relationships
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Life stages / general, Nonfiction » Psychology » Developmental / lifespan development
My goal for Volume 3 is to explore the world of modern human relationships to see what can be learned through a variety of examples. I believe we are capable of compassionate, loving relationships regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation or social class even though the human species is currently in a state of disrepair and indifference when it comes to how we treat one another.
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.
Psychological Expression of Human Personality
Series: Personality Development, Book 4 · Psychology, Book 4. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 46,360. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Personality, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Success of a person in an endeavor doesn't depend on performance but on his overall personality expression, of which performance forms one component. Since, success remains the objective of each individual at each of his/her steps, what is desirable of a person is to keep on improving his/her personality expressions. Here is what are personality expressions and how these may improved upon.
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.
Sorry is not Enough, Infidelity and Betrayal in Couples and Couple Therapy
Series: Challenges in Couples and Couple Therapy, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / couples & family, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
Apology for infidelity is not enough for recovery. Gender & culture, characterological issues, forgiveness vs. acceptance, the context of infidelity, immediate considerations: boundaries, decision-making, scrutiny, transparency, flashbacks, trauma, & assessment of commitment along w/ attachment losses, social modeling, & family-of-origin dynamics reveal both the logic of infidelity & of recovery.
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.