Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide Second Edition

Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide  Second Edition

These techniques and strategies are outlined in an intervention plan. ... Psychotherapy helps clients manage their symptoms better and function optimally in ...

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826147127

Category: Education

Page: 446

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a renowned social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this thoroughly updated guide helps readers identify their weak areas so they know what to focus on to pass the 2018 ASWB® Masters licensure exam! Reviewers applaud the book’s unique test-taking tips and strategies which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. A thorough review of the four content areas of the updated 2018 Masters exam is provided. The 170-question practice test with explanations of the correct answers mirrors the actual exam in length and structure. This invaluable guide has been praised by social workers across the country as essential to passing the ASWB® Masters Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. Provides a thorough content review of the four core areas of the updated 2018 Masters examination: human development, diversity, and behavior in the environment; assessment and intervention planning; interventions with clients/client systems; and professional relationships, values and ethics. Readers applaud the invaluable tips for how to read the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess one’s learning style which help foster exam confidence. Begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Masters Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Identifies the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Masters Practice Test, 2e.
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How Master Therapists Work

How Master Therapists Work

Culturally sensitive therapy is a psychotherapeutic intervention that directly addresses ... racism, or related bias, consider 82 HOW MASTER THERAPISTS WORK.

Author: Len Sperry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135093549

Category: Psychology

Page: 202

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How Master Therapists Work engages the reader in experiencing what really happens in therapy with master therapists: who they are, what they do, and how they bring about significant change in clients. It examines one master therapist’s actual six-session therapy (also available on DVD) that transformed a client’s life, resulting in changes that have been sustained for more than seven years. Session transcriptions directly involve the reader in every aspect of the therapeutic change process. This is followed by the commentary of a master therapist-psychotherapy researcher who explains how these changes were effected from a psychotherapy research perspective. Next, the master therapist who effected these changes explains what he was thinking and why he did what he did at key points in the therapy process. Then, the client shares her thoughts on this life changing therapeutic experience. This is a must have, one-of-a-kind book that will greatly enhance the therapeutic understanding and skills of both practicing therapists and therapists-in-training.
Categories: Psychology

Psychotherapeutic Intervention in Schizophrenia

Psychotherapeutic Intervention in Schizophrenia

Introduces the therapist to what it is like to be schizophrenic and to what is involved in making oneself therapeutically useful to such a person.

Author: Lewis B. Hill

Publisher: Jason Aronson

ISBN: 1568213131

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 942

Introduces the therapist to what it is like to be schizophrenic and to what is involved in making oneself therapeutically useful to such a person. The author discusses the motives and attributes necessary to an individual who hopes to work successfully with schizophrenic patients.
Categories: Medical

Social Work Licensing Masters Practice Test Third Edition

Social Work Licensing Masters Practice Test  Third Edition

The exclusion criteria for CBT are similar to those for many other psychotherapeutic interventions. Substance use, psychosis, and severe cognitive ...

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826185747

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 179

Features ASWB test-taking strategies and in-depth rationales for every question! The third edition of the bestselling acclaimed full-length practice test for the ASWB Social Work Masters Exam has been updated to include additional test-taking strategies and evaluation tools. Consisting of 170-questions that mirror the ASWB exam in length, structure, and content, this practice test is an indispensable tool for promoting exam success and includes strategies for every question along with in-depth rationales for correct answers, helping readers to discover gaps in their knowledge, identify strengths, and target weak areas. Additional test taking tips, matched with specific direction on the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) for each question, makes this the #1 practice test for the ASWB exam. New to the Third Edition: New assessment tools for diagnosing problems. Updated NASW Code of Ethics content reflecting the 2018 revision, including standards to technology. Key Features: Authoritative - developed and written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her workshops and books Knowledge Gaps - helps test-takers to identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem-solving with updated rationales Confidence - mirrors the structure and wording of the actual ASWB exam to provide confidence and familiarity KSAs - identifies KSAs for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source material for further study Complete Learning Package - purchase includes access to fully interactive Q&A to help identify strengths and weaknesses Distinct - questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work Licensing Masters Exam: A Comprehensive Study Guide 3e Complementary - can be used on its own or in conjunction with Social Work Licensing Masters Exam: A Comprehensive Study Guide 3e
Categories: Social Science

Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test Second Edition

Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test  Second Edition

The exclusion criteria for CBT are similar to those for many other psychotherapeutic interventions. Substance use, psychosis, and severe cognitive ...

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826147233

Category: Education

Page: 246

View: 833

Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Written by a highly-respected social work educator rather than an unknown at a test preparation company, this full-length practice test with answers and rationales covers all the content areas of the updated 2018 ASWB® Masters exam. A valuable diagnostic tool to improve test success, the 170 questions mirror the exam in length, structure, and content. Reviewers applaud the book’s test-taking strategies for each question which are based on the author’s extensive knowledge of the exam. In-depth rationales for correctly answering each question help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Additional test taking tips make this book an invaluable resource for those who want to pass the ASWB® Masters Exam on the first attempt! Highlights include: Updated to reflect ASWB’s revised 2018 test blueprint used for test construction. Content available via an app in addition to the print version so test takers can study using multiple mediums. Written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her invaluable workshops. A full practice test with 170 questions that mirrors the actual ASWB® Masters Exam in length, structure, and content, with detailed explanations of the correct answers. Test-taking strategies for each question along with the detailed rationale for the correct answer help readers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Questions are distinct from those in the author’s Social Work ASWB® Masters Exam Guide, 2e. The Social Work ASWB® Practice Test, 2e can be used on its own or in conjunction with the Social Work ASWB® Masters Exam Guide, 2e. Students applaud the invaluable tips for how to read and answer each question and assess one’s learning style which provide a powerful diagnostic tool and help foster exam confidence. The Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) are identified for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. An evaluation of results helps readers identify the content areas and competencies that need further study.
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Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test

Social Work ASWB Masters Practice Test

hallucinations are not good candidates for most psychotherapies; ... criteria for CBT are similar to those for many other psychotherapeutic interventions.

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826134394

Category: Social Science

Page: 240

View: 580

Includes a free mobile & web app! This full-length practice test with answers and rationales, created by a prominent educator of social work licensure candidates, is a key resource for social workers preparing for the ASWB Masters exam. It can be used either on its own or in conjunction with the author';s Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide: A Comprehensive Study Guide for Success. The 170 questions contained in this resource mirror the test in length, structure, and content. These are unique questions, distinct from those in the author's complementary study guide, that serve as a valuable diagnostic tool to improve success. With in-depth rationales and specific strategies for correctly answering each question, this resource helps social workers identify gaps in knowledge and errors in problem solving. Knowledge domains are grouped together so test-takers can identify the specific content area and competency being tested--a valuable asset for increasing understanding. In addition, the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities statements (KSAs) are identified for each question, so test-takers can easily locate relevant source materials for further study. Tips for reading the questions, avoiding common pitfalls, and other valuable test-taking strategies, including an assessment of learning styles, add to this book's value as a highly useful resource and diagnostic tool. KEY FEATURES: Written by a renowned educator of social work licensure candidates Mirrors the actual ASWB Masters exam Includes a full practice test with 170 questions Provides answers with full rationales and specific test-taking strategies for all questions
Categories: Social Science

The Neurobiology Psychotherapy Pharmacology Intervention Triangle

The Neurobiology Psychotherapy Pharmacology Intervention Triangle

... N (%) Female Bachelor Graduation Specialization Master Degree PhD 312 336 313 ... I feel tired when I get up to go to work), depersonalization (e.g., ...

Author: João G. Pereira

Publisher: Vernon Press

ISBN: 9781622735778

Category: Psychology

Page: 368

View: 572

This book intends to open the debate between three main aspects of clinical practice: psychotherapy (including psychological and philosophical influences), neurobiology and pharmacology. These three main themes are clinically applied in what we call the “Intervention Triangle”. The book will first focus on epistemologically distinct frameworks and gradually attempt to consider the integration of these three fundamental vertexes of practice. These vertexes are substantially unbalanced in the mental health field, and thus, this book tries to make sense of this phenomenon. Unique in its interdisciplinary and comprehensive view of mental health problems and approaches, this book offers a new perspective on unidisciplinary integration that previous publications have not considered. As an innovative contribution to its field, this volume will be particularly relevant to practitioners working towards integrative frameworks. It will also be of interest to students, clinicians and researchers, in particular, those working in psychology, medicine, psychiatry, philosophy, social work, and pharmacy.
Categories: Psychology

Popular Culture in Counseling Psychotherapy and Play Based Interventions

Popular Culture in Counseling  Psychotherapy  and Play Based Interventions

Kelly E. MacDonald, LPC, spent 10 years working in advertising and public ... before earning a master's degree in Counseling from the Department of ...

Author: Lawrence C. Rubin, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826101194

Category: Psychology

Page: 416

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With a Foreword by Danny Fingeroth, former Group Editor of Marvel's Spiderman comics line Popular culture, simply stated, is the language of a people, expressed through everything from its clothing, food choices, and religious practices to its media. The popular and predominant values, interests, and needs of a society find their way into mass consciousness through a variety of venues including literature, cinema, television, video games, sport, and music. Through the inter-related forces of mass production, global marketing and the Internet, the fruits of popular culture penetrate into stores, living rooms, and everyday experience of children, teens, and adults in the form of catchphrases, toys, iconography, celebrities, and indelible images. Psychotherapists and counselors who can tap into the powerful images, messages, and icons of popular culture have at their disposal an unlimited universe of resources for growth, change, and healing. Using real-world case examples and sound psychological theory, this book demonstrates how you can immediately start incorporating popular culture icons and images into your counseling or therapy. In this way, the authors will help elevate your ability to conduct clinical interviews with clients of all ages and all types of clinical problems.
Categories: Psychology

Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide

Social Work ASWB Masters Exam Guide

The BEST intervention that a social worker can use to address these issues is: ... C. Conducting intensive psychotherapy aimed at addressing 278 Practice test.

Author: Dr. Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826172037

Category: Social Science

Page: 352

View: 354

Students and social workers preparing for the social work Masters licensure exam will find an invaluable study resource in theSocial Work ASWB® Masters Exam Guide. Written by a prominent social work leader and trainer for social work licensing exams in the U.S., the guide is based on years of time-tested exam prep workshops conducted by the author. It mirrors the ASWB Masters' “Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities” upon which the exam is based, as well as incorporates information from the DSM-5, which will be included in the exam starting in mid-2015. The guide is comprehensive yet focused on the material most likely to be included on the exam, so that students can prioritize information as they study. A self-assessment section helps readers identify their strengths and weaknesses before they tackle the material. The author shares her extensive knowledge of the exam by providing useful test-taking strategies and tips for overcoming test anxiety. The 170-question practice test at the end of the guide (with explanations of the correct answers) mirrors the actual exam in both length and structure.
Categories: Social Science

Social Work Licensing Masters Exam Guide

Social Work Licensing Masters Exam Guide

All of the following are true about crisis intervention EXCEPT: A. It is time ... A social worker providing psychotherapy in a mental health agency is ...

Author: Dawn Apgar, PhD, LSW, ACSW

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826185631

Category: Social Science

Page: 446

View: 802

Features improved ASWB exam prep strategies, expanded analysis of exam content, and proven test-taking tips! The third edition of the bestselling acclaimed exam guide for the ASWB Social Work Masters Exam has been thoroughly updated to reflect current practice and core knowledge tested on the exam. Recognized for its unique test-taking tips and strategies, Dawn Apgar's complete review of the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) across the core social work content areas helps readers discover gaps in their knowledge so they can identify strengths and target weak areas. Included with every print purchase is a bonus 170-question practice test that mirrors the actual exam in length and structure, plus explains correct answers. KSAs are identified for each question so test-takers can easily locate relevant source material for further study. Dawn Apgar’s guide for the Social Work Licensing Masters Exam is the best test-taking package available, ensuring success by providing invaluable tips on how to parse the questions, overcome test anxiety, avoid common pitfalls, and assess your own learning style - all of which help to foster exam confidence. The new updated third edition not only reflects the 2018 test blueprint, but is significantly revised and reformatted to help test-takers pass the exam on the first try. Revised content includes content on racial/cultural groups, NASW Code of Ethics, including the ethical use of technology, and gender diversity. New to the Third Edition: How to Use This Guide - brand new chapter focused on how the book’s content structure links to the ASWB blueprint and how to use for more efficient study Examination Overview - expanded discussion and analysis of exam content Exam Preparation Strategies - new content focused on essential strategies for success, how to deal with test anxiety, and how to maximize content retention based on learning styles Test Taking Tips - a favorite with test takers, this feature has been updated to be more even more helpful New Content - revised content on race, ethnicity, and culture, and macro practice Key Features: Authoritative - developed and written by a renowned social work educator who has helped thousands of test takers pass the exam through her workshops and books Blueprints - provides a thorough content review of the ASWB exam core content areas, perfectly weighted to match licensing blueprints Self-assessment - begins with a self-assessment to help identify areas of strength and weakness Practice Test - includes a 170-question full practice test mirroring the actual exam with detailed explanations of correct answers Complete Learning Package - purchase includes access to fully interactive Q&A to help identify strengths and weaknesses
Categories: Social Science

Therapeutic Alliance in Integrative Addictions Focused Psychotherapy and Counseling

Therapeutic Alliance in Integrative Addictions Focused Psychotherapy and Counseling

(Paperback editions, 1994, 1997, Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, Inc.: The Master Work Series.) Forrest, G.G. (1978). Alcoholism and family psychodynamics.

Author: Gary G. Forrest

Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher

ISBN: 9780398093563

Category: Psychology

Page: 376

View: 429

Psychotherapy and counseling take place within the basic context of human relationships. This book was written with the fundamental goal of providing an enhanced awareness and in-depth appreciation of the alliance impact and relevance within the context of all forms of addictions psychotherapy, counseling and treatment. Each chapter examines several specific facets of therapeutic alliance related to outcomes, patient retention, and exposure to interventions, actions, and ingredients that facilitate patient engagement and recovery. Beginning with an Introduction, the major topics include: psychotherapy relationships that heal; the therapeutic alliance; alliance ingredients in effective psychotherapy and counseling relationships; ancillary therapist-patient alliance dynamics; psychopathology, psychodynamics and alliance dynamics in integrative addictions-focused psychotherapy and counseling; a review of the Norcross-Wampold Clinical Practice Guidelines and Conclusions; clinical practice suggestions and recommendations for addiction-focused therapists, counselors, and treatment providers; alliance universality; and the heart and soul of change and recovery. This book includes a wealth of therapeutic vignettes, case studies, clinical information, treatment strategies, modalities, and diagnostic issues that will enhance the skill sets for counselors and therapists, resulting in improved therapeutic outcomes. Addiction-focused counselors, therapists, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, family and marriage therapists, family physicians, nurses, and NAADAC professionals will find the evidence-based information and clinical strategies in this book to be extremely useful in their clinical work.
Categories: Psychology

Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy

... subset of the panoply of interventions labeled psychotherapeutic has been reasonably established, and that these work effectively to reduce human misery ...

Author: Gerald J. Mozdzierz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135841003

Category: Psychology

Page: 470

View: 404

This text presents a novel approach to teaching and learning the fundamental skills and techniques of counseling and psychotherapy, based on a "non-linear" process of thinking that more accurately reflects the reality of mental health practice. At the core of this text lies the idea that to best prepare students for practice with real clients, they have to learn how to think in a new way, the way that research has shown the most effective practitioners think. The result is a paradigm shift in how to teach and learn basic counseling skills, which separates this text from the competition and brings training up to speed with current practice.
Categories: Psychology

Psychotherapy Relationships that Work

Psychotherapy Relationships that Work

... how client emotional expression is influenced by therapist interventions, Iwakabe et al. (2000) studied therapy sessions conducted by master clinicians.

Author: John C. Norcross

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190843984

Category: Psychology

Page: 416

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First published in 2002, the landmark Psychotherapy Relationships That Work broke new ground by focusing renewed and corrective attention on the substantial research behind the crucial (but often overlooked) client-therapist relationship. This highly cited, widely adopted classic is now presented in two volumes: Evidence-based Therapist Contributions, edited by John C. Norcross and Michael J. Lambert; and Evidence-based Therapist Responsiveness, edited by John C. Norcross and Bruce E. Wampold. Each chapter in the two volumes features a specific therapist behavior that improves treatment outcome, or a transdiagnostic patient characteristic by which clinicians can effectively tailor psychotherapy. In addition to updates to existing chapters, the third edition features new chapters on the real relationship, emotional expression, immediacy, therapist self-disclosure, promoting treatment credibility, and adapting therapy to the patient's gender identity and sexual orientation. All chapters provide original meta-analyses, clinical examples, landmark studies, diversity considerations, training implications, and most importantly, research-infused therapeutic practices by distinguished contributors. Featuring expanded coverage and an enhanced practice focus, the third edition of the seminal Psychotherapy Relationships That Work offers a compelling synthesis of the best available research, clinical expertise, and patient characteristics in the tradition of evidence-based practice.
Categories: Psychology

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy

Specialist Training in Group Work Though ASGW advocates that all counselor ... at the master's practicum level , experience in Group Psychotherapy would be ...

Author: Janice L. DeLucia-Waack

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0761924698

Category: Psychology

Page: 663

View: 682

The Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy is a comprehensive reference guide for group practitioners and researchers alike. Each chapter reviews the literature and current research as well as offers suggestions for practice in the psycho educational arena, counseling, and therapy groups. The handbook encourages the notion that the field is improved through increased collaboration between researchers and practitioners. Through a review of cutting-edge research and practice, the handbook includes: 48 chapters by renowned experts in group work The history and theory of group work Topics across the lifespan An entire section on multicultural issues A variety of clinical problems and settings Appendices include the Association for Specialists in Group Work Training Standards, Best Practice Standards, and Principles for Diversity-Competent Group Workers The Handbook of Group Counseling and Psychotherapy, the most comprehensive reference devoted to this rapidly growing field, is essential for graduate students, academics, researchers, professionals, and librarians serving the group therapy community.
Categories: Psychology

Frantz Fanon s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work

Frantz Fanon   s Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Clinical Work

Ms. Imani's applied work in this area is consonant with the efforts of Fanon to ... cultures different from those in which the interventions were developed.

Author: Lou Turner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429878220

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

View: 573

Recognizing Frantz Fanon’s remarkable legacy to applied mental health and therapeutic practices which decolonize, humanize, and empower marginalized populations, this text serves as a timely call for research, education, and clinical work to establish and further develop Fanonian approaches and practices. As the first collection to focus on contemporary clinical applications of Fanon’s research and practice, this volume adopts a transnational lens through which to capture the global reach of Fanon’s work. Contributors from Africa, Australia, Europe, and North America offer nuanced insight into historical and theoretical methods, clinical case studies, and community-based innovations to place Fanon’s research and practice in context. Organized into four key areas, including the Historical Significance of Fanon’s Clinical Work; Theory and Fanonian Praxis; Psychotherapeutic and Community Applications; and Action Research, each section of the book reflects an impressive diversity of practices around the world, and considers the role of political and socioeconomic context, structures of gender oppression, racial identities, and their intersection within those practices. A unique manifesto to the ground-breaking and immensely relevant work of Frantz Fanon, this book will be of great interest to graduate and post graduate students, researchers, academics and professionals in counselling psychology, mental health research, and psychotherapy.
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Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy relationships that work (2nd ed.). New York: Oxford University Press. James, R. K. (2008). Crisis intervention strategies (6th ed.).

Author: Howard E. A. Tinsley

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483313337

Category: Social Science

Page: 544

View: 860

Contemporary Theory and Practice in Counseling and Psychotherapy by Howard E. A. Tinsley, Suzanne H. Lease, and Noelle S. Giffin Wiersma is a comprehensive, topically arranged text that provides a contemporary account of counseling theories as practiced by internationally acclaimed experts in the field. Each chapter covers the way mindfulness, strengths-based positive psychology, and the common factors model is integrated into the theory. A special emphasis on evidence-based practice helps readers prepare for their work in the field.
Categories: Social Science

Expertise in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Expertise in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Master Therapist Studies from Around the World Len Jennings, ... adapting to client stage of change, and intervention strategies that work with emotion, ...

Author: Professor of Counseling Psychology Len Jennings

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780190222505

Category:

Page: 328

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Thomas Skovholt and Len Jennings' landmark Master Therapists: Exploring Expertise in Therapy and Counseling was the first book to apply qualitative methodology to the study of validly selected expert therapists. Considering the growing number of international qualitative studies on psychotherapy expertise, the authors join forces once again to provide students, academics, researchers, and practitioners with Expertise in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Master Therapist Studies from Around the World. In this book, Jennings and Skovholt compile and compare, for the first time, a series of parallel studies of expertise in psychotherapy from around the world. The studies include therapist expertise research projects in Southeast Asia (Singapore, Japan, and Korea), North America (the U.S.A. and Canada), and Europe (Czech Republic and Portugal). Synthesizing and presenting common characteristics of master practitioners on a global scale, Expertise in Counseling and Psychotherapy is the most comprehensive description of psychotherapy expertise at the international level that has ever been conducted.
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Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

Each new intervention would appear to show promise and then fail. ... The field was advanced dramatically, however, by the work of Masters and Johnson (1966 ...

Author: Christopher K. Germer

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606238191

Category: Psychology

Page: 333

View: 504

Responding to growing interest among psychotherapists of all theoretical orientations, this practical book provides a comprehensive introduction to mindfulness and its clinical applications. The authors, who have been practicing both mindfulness and psychotherapy for decades, present a range of clear-cut procedures for implementing mindfulness techniques and teaching them to patients experiencing depression, anxiety, chronic pain, and other problems. Also addressed are ways that mindfulness practices can increase acceptance and empathy in the therapeutic relationship. The book reviews the philosophical underpinnings of mindfulness and presents compelling empirical findings. User-friendly features include illustrative case examples, practice exercises, and resource listings.
Categories: Psychology

Intervention Strategies in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Intervention   Strategies in Counseling and Psychotherapy

Not only did he work with what were traditionally labeled "neurotic" clients in ... By report, he was considered a master clinician (Hoffman, 1994).

Author: Richard E. Watts

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781135058531

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 978

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Psychology

Advanced Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Advanced Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy

Masters. at. Work. According to Ericsson et al. (2006), “moreaccomplished individuals in the domain, such as professional coaches and teachers, ...

Author: Gerald J. Mozdzierz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134497447

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

View: 152

Advanced Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy covers advanced helping-skills topics, including inductive reasoning, Socratic questioning, working with double binds, and creatively creating second-order change. The ultimate expression of these is in the use of paradoxical interventions, including the use of humor. Professors and students alike will find that Advanced Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy is not just a guide to training; it provides an in-depth understanding of material covered in introductory courses and supplements the material students will cover in practicum and internship.
Categories: Psychology