On Being a Therapist
Edition: 4th 2010
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Description: An updated revision of Jeffrey Kottlerâ€²s classic book reveals the new realities and inner experiences of therapeutic practice todayFor more than 25 years On Being a Therapist has inspired generations of mental health professionals to explore the most private and sacred aspects of their work helping others. In this new edition, he explores many of the challenges that therapists face related to increased technology, surprising research, the Internet, advances in theory and technique, as well as stress in the international and global economy, managed care bureaucracy, patients with anxiety and depression from unemployment, dysfunctional families, poor education, poverty, parenting issues, often court mandated. Consequently, thereâ€²s a wealth of new information that explores many forbidden subjects that are rarely admitted, much less talked about openly. Goes deeper than ever before into the inner world of therapistâ€²s hopes and fears Written by Jeffrey Kottler the "conscience of the profession" for his willingness to be so honest, authentic, and courageous New chapters explore dealing with failures, reluctant patients, how clients change therapists, and moreThere is also increased focus on the therapistâ€²s role and responsibility to promote issues of social justice, human rights, and systemic changes within the community and world at large.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/16/2010
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|The Therapist's Journey|
|Struggles for Power and Influence|
|Personal and Professional Lives|
|How Clients Change Their Therapists|
|Hardships of Therapeutic Practice|
|Being Imperfect, Living with Failure|
|Patients Who Test Our Patience|
|Boredom and Burnout|
|That Which Is Not Said|
|Lies We Tell Ourselves—and Others|
|Alternative Therapies for Therapists|
|Toward Creativity and Personal Growth|
|About the Author|