Interpersonal process in psychotherapy: a relational approach

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Brooks/Cole, 2000 - Psychology - 327 pages
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In this one-of-a-kind book, experienced educator and clinician, Ed Teyber provides a unifying conceptual framework for beginning therapists and specific "how-to's" for using the therapist-client relationship to facilitate change. Clinically authentic and thoroughly revised, this new edition gets right to the heart of what students who are beginning to work in a therapeutic setting need to know.Capturing the questions and concerns of beginning therapists, Teyber helps student therapists understand the therapeutic process and how change occurs. The book includes therapeutic goals and intervention strategies for each phase of treatment, and is organized to parallel the course of treatment from initial client contact to termination. Teyber succeeds in bridging the gap between basic skills, case formulations, and intervention strategies with real clients in real settings.Always focused on the therapist-client relationship, this book integrates cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic theories. Multicultural coverage is thorough and richly illustrated. Highlighting how the interpersonal, cognitive, and affective domains interrelate, the book is compelling reading for beginning counselors.Teyber clarifies each of the major issues that arise in treatment and shows how theory leads to practice. He skillfully leads beginning counselors past the uncertainty of how to build a strong working alliance with divers clients, and gives guidelines for understanding the interactions that take place between therapists and clients.Long known for its clarity and immediacy, Teyber's new edition is now accompanied by a powerful teaching and learning package. With the combination of the new edition of this highly respected text, your classroom instruction, the new student workbook, and the new video that shows process in practice, your students will have all the ingredients for success.

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Review: Interpersonal Process in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

This book offers a very comprehensive description of intepersonal process therapy. It provides in-depth background on the theoretical models that influence interpersonal work and provides practical ... Read full review

Review: Interpersonal Process in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach

User Review  - Anthony - Goodreads

One of the best, most influential books I read in my graduate training and still a book I refer back to often in my professional work. Have loaned the book to numerous supervisees and they almost always have a very positive reaction to it. Read full review

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Suggestions for Further Reading
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Understanding the Client
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Closing
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Edward Teyber, Edward Teyber is a professor of Psychology, as well as the director of the psychology clinic at California State University at San Bernardino. He earned his Bachelor's Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1972 and his Master's from Michigan State University in 1974. He also earned his doctorate from Michigan State in 1977. Teyber's areas of research include psychotherapy, post divorce family relationships and counselor training. He has written two counseling textbooks entitled "Interpersonal Process in Psychotherapy: A Relational Approach" and co-authored "Casebook in Child and Adolescent Treatment: Cultural and Familial Contexts." Her book "Helping Children Cope with Divorce" was named one of the 10 Best Parenting Books of the Year, by Child Magazine.

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