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Guide for Beginning Psychotherapists

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ISBN-10: 0521292301

ISBN-13: 9780521292306

Edition: 1977

Authors: Joan S. Zaro, Roland Barach, Irwin S. Dreiblatt, Deborah Jo Nedelman

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A Guide for Beginning Psychotherapists provides a highly ethical and commonsense approach to the practical difficulties that confront all beginning psychotherapists. Students of clinical social work, clinical psychology, psychiatry, and psychiatric nursing usually receive a strong theoretical education. But how are students to apply their theoretical understanding when they first face a patient? How can beginning psychotherapists resolve the normal anxieties and concerns they experience? How can they develop the techniques and the confidence to counter patient hostility, distrust, or resistance in a constructive manner? The answers to these questions come with experience, but experience is…    
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Book details

List price: $45.00
Copyright year: 1977
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/30/1977
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Approaching the Task
Initial expectations
Professional responsibilities
First Client Contact and Assessment
The Initial Interview
Giving a staffing report
The Psychotherapy Process
Beginning therapy: feedback and contracting
Conducting the session
Some more sophisticated therapy skills
The client in crisis
Record keeping
Adapting to Other Treatment Contexts
Children and families
An epilogue: developing your skills
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