Basic skills and professional issues in clinical psychology

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The authors' goal in assembling this book was to provide readers with basic information about the practical aspects of clinical service, current professional issues, and the role of psychological associations in their professional development.The book begins with a general introduction to therapy and assessment and features the topic of ethics. Ten chapters follow that focus on a wide range of practical issues including selecting a training site, working with supervisors, testing, record keeping, etc. Of special interest in this section of the book is a chapter on organic disorders that are commonly mistaken for emotionally caused behavior problems. The book ends with four chapters on professional issues As a result of this wide range of coverage, the book is a rich collection of highly useful material for all readers.

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Characteristics of Successful Therapists
Professional Burnout
Working with Supervisors

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