Current Psychotherapies

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Cengage Learning, Feb 3, 2010 - Psychology - 640 pages
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Relevant and accessible, CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES helps students learn, compare, and apply the major systems of psychotherapy in a way that is meaningful to both their classroom experience and to their own practices. CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES is used in top counseling, psychology, and social work programs, and features an outstanding group of contributors, each of whom is either an originator or a leading proponent of one of the systems. Each contributor presents the basic principles of the system, including how it compares with other systems, in a clear and straightforward manner. Each theory chapter includes a case example that guides students through the problem, evaluation, treatment, and follow-up process. CASE STUDIES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, which accompanies CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES, offers corresponding cases that demonstrate the basic techniques and methods of the theory being illustrated. This edition includes classic case studies by Harold Mosak, Carl Rogers, Albert Ellis, Arnold Lazarus, and Peggy Papp.
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Introduction to 21stCentury Psychotherapies Frank Dumont
Psychoanalysis Ellen B Luborsky Maureen OReillyLandry and Jacob A Arlow
Adlerian Psychotherapy Harold H Mosak and Michael Maniacci
Analytical Psychotherapy Claire Douglas
ClientCentered Therapy Nathaniel J Raskin Carl R Rogers and Marjorie C Witty
Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy Albert Ellis
Behavior Therapy G Terence Wilson
Cognitive Therapy Aaron T Beck and Marjorie E Weishaar
Interpersonal Psychotherapy Helen Verdeli and Myrna M Weissman
Family Therapy Irene Goldenberg Herbert Goldenberg and Erica Goldenberg Pelavin
Contemplative Psychotherapies Roger Walsh
Integrative Psychotherapies John C Norcross and Larry E Beutler
Multicultural Theories of Psychotherapy Lillian ComasDíaz
Contemporary Challenges and Controversies Kenneth S Pope and Danny Wedding
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Existential Psychotherapy Irvin D Yalom and Ruthellen Josselson
Gestalt Therapy Gary Yontef and Lynne Jacobs

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Raymond Corsini received a B.A. and M.A. at the City College of New York. He did his doctoral training at Syracuse University, Cornell University, University of California and University of Wisconsin, and obtained a Ph.D. at age 41 from the University of Chicago under Carl Rogers. His main teacher was Rudolf Dreikurs, an Adlerian. He had three separate careers: as a prison psychologist, then as an industrial psychologist and finally in private practice of psychotherapy and counseling. He taught courses at over a dozen universities and full time at the University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of California at Berkeley. He published over 60 books under 43 titles, including four encyclopedias and the most complete dictionary of Psychology. He wrote or edited 18 books dealing with counseling and psychotherapy.

Danny Wedding trained as a clinical psychologist at the University of Hawaii and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He later worked for the U.S. Congress, first in the Senate and later in the House of Representatives. Dr. Wedding directed the Missouri Institute of Mental Health (MIMH), a University of Missouri university research and policy center, for 19 years, and taught in both Thailand and South Korea as a Fulbright Senior Scholar. He served as CSPP Associate Dean for International Programs at Alliant International University in San Francisco, and was responsible for graduate Psychology programs in Tokyo, Hong Kong and Mexico City. He also spent three years teaching for the American University of Antigua, a Caribbean medical school. Dr. Wedding has written or edited 13 books, including CURRENT PSYCHOTHERAPIES, CASE STUDIES IN PSYCHOTHERAPY, BEHAVIOR AND MEDICINE, THE NEUROPSYCHOLOGY HANDBOOK, SCREENING FOR BRAIN IMPAIRMENT, HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, MOVIES AND MENTAL ILLNESS and POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY AT THE MOVIES. He edited PsycCRITIQUES, APA's journal of book and film reviews, for 12 years, and he is the senior editor for the Society of Clinical Psychology's book series on ADVANCES IN EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE.

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