Developments in psychotherapy: historical perspectives

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Sage Publications, 1996 - Psychology - 274 pages
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This comprehensive and accessible book charts the origins and development of the major non-psychoanalytic fields in counselling and psychotherapy.

Leading British and North American psychotherapists examine a range of approaches including person-centred, transactional analysis, Gestalt, cognitive and behavioural therapy. They discuss how, why and where each approach came about, and the context and influences under which it was formulated. They go on to survey the further development of theory and practice in each case, taking in the most significant trends and highlighting advances which are often not recognized or fully understood. Each approach is then brought firmly up to date with an overview of its current ideology and

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The ExistentialPhenomenological Movement 18341995
Developments in Transactional Analysis
Developments in Gestalt Therapy

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Windy Dryden is a professor of psychotherapeutic studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is a leading authority on Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy and CBT, and is renowned for his extensive writings on these and counseling-related areas, being author or editor of more than 150 books for students and general readers.

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