Becoming an Effective Psychotherapist : Adopting a Theory of Psychotherapy That's Right for You and Your Client (Hardcover)

Author: Truscott, Derek

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Author Derek Truscott skillfully presents the nine leading systems of psychotherapy, the underlying rationale and approach to treatment for each, and their seminal theorists. Each chapter showcases a specific theorys therapeutic goals, its assumptions about the therapistclient relationship, client tasks, and the related change processes. Chapters end with thought-provoking journal exercises, learning tasks, and case examples, as well as a discussion of how each approach has evolved and is practiced today. Through exploratory reflection, this book will help you find a theory that is compatible with your own worldview and will encourage you to be a more effective therapist by adapting it to honor the worldviews of your clients. By understanding your values and those upon which the major systems of psychotherapy are based, you can choose a model for practice that you believe in to maximize your satisfaction, confidence, and effectiveness as a therapist.

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Publisher American Psychological Association (APA)
Mfg Part# 9781433804731
SKU 211301518
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1433804735
Release Date 8/5/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0214
Publisher American Psychological Association (APA)
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