Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy

The Facts are Friendly

Author: Mick Cooper

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446242650

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

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Are some therapies more effective than others? How important is the relationship? Which clients do best in therapy? Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy answers these questions and many more, providing trainees, practitioners and researchers with a comprehensive introduction to the latest findings in the field. The book sets out in a jargon-free way the evidence for the effectiveness of therapy and the factors associated with positive therapeutic outcomes. It gives suggestions for further reading, definitions of key terms and questions for discussion, making this an ideal text for use in training. The book is also designed for practitioners who increasingly need to justify their therapeutic work on empirical grounds. Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy gives them the knowledge and confidence to do just that. More than that, it makes research findings accessible and provides information on how to practice counselling and psychotherapy in an effective way. Watch Mick Cooper talking about this book on YouTube: To view the Part 1 - Click Here To view the Part 2 - Click Here To view the Part 3 - Click Here
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Essential Research Findings in Child and Adolescent Counselling and Psychotherapy

Author: Nick Midgley,Jacqueline Hayes,Mick Cooper

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526421291

Category: Social Science

Page: 216

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What can child and adolescent counsellors and therapists learn from research? What evidence is there for the effectiveness of different therapies and techniques? How can developmental or neuroscience research inform or inspire therapeutic work with young people? This book provides the answers to these questions, and more. Leading experts in the field take you through the latest research findings in child and adolescent therapy, discussing how each is relevant to the work of practitioners. Today, both therapists and trainees need to be aware of, and engage with, research findings. The book presents, accessibly, the current best knowledge and its implications for practice.
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Therapy with Children

An Existential Perspective

Author: Chris Scalzo

Publisher: Karnac Books

ISBN: 1855757303

Category: Psychology

Page: 163

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`Illustrated throughout with vibrant case examples, this philosophically-rich text opens up an important dialogue about the application of existential ideas to therapeutic work with children. Useful reading, not just for existential therapists, but for practitioners of all orientations who put understanding, relating and a deep respect for their young clients before objectification and diagnosis.' Professor Mick Cooper, Professor of Counselling, University of Strathclyde, author of Essential Research Findings in Counselling and Psychotherapy: The Facts are Friendly --
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Integration in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Developing a Personal Approach

Author: Phil Lapworth,Charlotte Sills

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446243168

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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Now in its second edition, this book is established reading for any practitioner or trainee wishing to develop their own personal style of working. As well as examining contemporary integrative approaches, the authors show how to develop an individual approach to integrating theories and methods from a range of psychotherapies. Offering clear strategies for integration rather than a new therapeutic model , this practical new edition: - puts added emphasis on the integrative framework, and procedural strategies, extending discussion of the individual practitioner as integrator - is accessible for the new trainee, whilst posing questions for discussion and reflection for the more experienced practitioner - integrates recent thinking and research in psychotherapy, human development and neuroscience - discusses how developments in relational approaches impact on integration in practice - addresses integration within humanistic, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioural and existential approaches. This book should be on the desk of every trainee studying integrative counselling and psychotherapy, as well as on the shelves of practitioners wanting to develop their own personal frameworks for therapy.
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Therapy and Beyond

Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues

Author: Martin Milton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470797584

Category: Psychology

Page: 346

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Therapy and Beyond: Counselling Psychology Contributions to Therapeutic and Social Issues presents an overview of the origins, current practices, and potential future of the discipline of counselling psychology. Presents an up-to-date review of the knowledge base behind the discipline of counselling psychology that addresses the notion of human wellbeing and critiques the concept of ‘psychopathology’ Includes an assessment of the contributions that counselling psychology makes to understanding people as individuals, in their working lives, and in wider social domains Offers an overview of counselling psychology's contributions beyond the consulting room, including practices in the domain of spirituality, the arts and creative media, and the environmental movement Critiques contemporary challenges facing research as well as the role that research methods have in responding to questions about humanity and individual experience
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Mosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health

Author: Eimear Muir-Cochrane,Patricia Barkway,Debra Nizette

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072957931X

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health is a convenient, user-friendly resource for all health professionals. The potency of this text is in its easily accessible format which offers clear, concise guidance to students on clinical placements and practitioners. In sum a ‘one stop shop’ for essential knowledge and skills backed up by the latest scientific evidence. The text is consumer centred and context specific with practical advice supported by internationally accepted standards of evidence. Dot points, diagrams and tables are used to provide straightforward, readable, accessible, hands on material. Mosby’s Pocketbook of Mental Health will complement a core text and offer a quick reference in clinical practice. Bullet point layout for easy readability Clear, concise presentation of information Pocket-book sized to be taken on clinical rotation Case Studies derived from a clinical setting to assist the reader link theory and practice Figures and tables to clearly communicate current trends within the mental health sector Multidisciplinary approach to illustrate the breadth and context of mental issues Provides a framework for informative clinical decisions
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What is Clinical Psychology?

Author: Susan Llewelyn,David Murphy

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191503681

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

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The number of people working in the field of clinical psychology has expanded significantly in recent years. The fifth edition of this very popular text has been extensively re-written and updated by two well respected editors who are closely connected with recent developments in the profession of clinical psychology. It includes sixteen chapters that cover all the major domains of clinical practice, from work in primary care or with children and families, to clinical psychology as it is practiced with those with severe and enduring mental health problems, and those with eating disorders, to the work of clinical psychologists in forensic settings or in leadership positions. It also includes recent innovations in service provision such the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme (IAPT). The book opens with an overview of professional practice and a clear introduction to the major competencies and theories used by practitioners, followed by a series of chapters that are authored by practising clinical psychologists who all have extensive experience in their specialist areas. These chapters effectively and vividly describe the application of the reflective scientist practitioner model of working. The book concludes with a wide-ranging consideration of likely future developments and challenges. The text also addresses key issues including ethics, diversity and team working. A key feature is the provision of a living sense of what the job entails, while an appendix provides guidance on training routes. This volume clearly demonstrates that clinical psychology is a highly effective profession, which applies understandings and findings from the discipline of psychology to clinical contexts in order to ameliorate people's distress and to support their wellbeing.
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Existential Perspectives on Supervision

Widening the Horizon of Psychotherapy and Counselling

Author: Emmy van Deurzen,Sarah Young

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN: 9780230203303

Category: Psychology

Page: 215

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Written for trainees and supervisors of all theoretical orientations, this book provides a model of supervision based on basic philosophical principles. The chapters explore a myriad of human issues and show how to prioritise ethical, social and cultural aspects of therapy whilst rekindling the capacity for careful scrutiny and self-reflection.
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