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Process of Counseling and Therapy

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ISBN-10: 0137206577

ISBN-13: 9780137206575

Edition: 3rd 1993

Authors: Janet Moursund

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List price: $36.60
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/21/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Preface
First Things First
Therapy Then and Now
The Therapy Depot
Evaluating Outcomes
Theory, Assumptions, Values
Foundation Skills
Listening
Minimal Encouragers
Paraphrasing
Perception Checks
Summaries
I-Statements
Problem Solving
Goal Setting
Using Questions
Feedback
Advice
Dealing with Feelings
Timing
Therapist Feelings
Sharing Your Feelings
The Initial Interview
Preparation
Getting Started
Centering
Following the Client's Lead
Being Yourself
Gathering Information
Diagnosis and Assessment
Answers
Will You Continue?
How Will You Work Together?
How Often, How Long, How Much?
Ending the Session
The Early Phase
Rapport
The Therapist As Teacher
How to Talk
A Common Vocabulary
Skill Building
How To Be a Client
Contracting for Change
What Is a Therapeutic Contract?
Phases of the Contracting Process
The SAFE Contract
Building a Contract
A Few Last Words about Contracts
Limits
Conclusions
The Middle Phase
The Relationship As a Change Agent
Emotional Work
Emotion and Discomfort
Permission and Protection
To Touch or Not to Touch
Plunging into the Process
Agreement and Disagreement
Silence
Resistance
Getting Unstuck
Timing
Closing a Session
Middle-Phase Retrospective
The Final Phase
Planning for Termination
When to Terminate
The Work of the Final Phase
Repeating Old Themes
Hanging On
Feeling Reactions to Termination
Sadness
Anger
Fear
Guilt
Pleasant Affect
Therapist Feelings
Unplanned Terminations
The "No-Show"
The "Abrupt Stopper"
Therapist-Initiated Terminations
And, to Terminate This Chapter ...
The Client in Crisis
Basic Principles
First Steps with a Client in Crisis
Gathering Information
Resources
Confidentiality
The Crisis Contract
Moving In
Cognitive Work
Affective Work
Some Guidelines
Suicide
Recognizing the Suicidal Client
Assessment of Suicide Danger
The Meaning of Suicide
What to Do
Conclusions
Groups and Group Therapy
Curative Elements of the Group
Imparting Information
Socializing Techniques
Instilling Hope
Universality
Altruism
Cohesiveness
Transference
Imitation
Catharsis
Building and Maintaining the Group
Initial Information
Setting the Stage
Therapeutic Guidelines
Noticing Process
Interventions
Confrontations
Problems
Air Time
Monopolizing
Rescuers and Victims
Disrupting and Scapegoating
A Few Last Thoughts
Couple Therapy
The First Steps
Assessment and History Taking
Treatment Planning
The Art of Couple Therapy
General Guidelines
Problem Solving
Identifying the Problem
Finding Antecedents
Vulnerability
Common Patterns
Blaming and Complaining
Hurting Each Other
Double Binding
Fusion
Responsibility
Some Special Situations
Sexual Dysfunction
Gay and Lesbian Couples
The Extramarital Affair
Separation Therapy
A Final Word
Dealing with Diversity
Therapist Assumptions
Client Needs
General Guidelines
Explaining Your Role
Referral
Getting Started
Specific Cultural Groups
African Americans
Hispanics
Asians
Gay and Lesbian Clients
The Elderly
Religion
In Conclusion
Care and Feeding of Therapists
Professionalism
The Setting
The Exchange
The Attitude of a Professional
Legal and Ethical Issues
Responsibilities to the Client
Confidentiality
Extra-Therapeutic Relationships
Therapist Self-Care
Physical Well-Being
Emotional Well-Being
Special Concerns
Growth and Development
References
Index