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Conceptualization and Treatment Planning for Effective Helping

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ISBN-10: 1133314058

ISBN-13: 9781133314059

Edition: 2013

Authors: Barbara F. Okun, Karen Suyemoto

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Okun and Suyemoto's book addresses theory and skills for continuing beyond the first few sessions with a client, thus helping students take the "next step" from a basic understanding of interviewing skills to a conceptualization of the counseling process. CONCEPTUALIZATION AND TREATMENT PLANNING FOR EFFECTIVE HELPING teaches students how to integrate the many pieces of the helping process (e.g., theoretical orientation, the person of the therapist, the person of the client, the contexts that affect the clients, the therapy relationship, the context of the therapy, the skills and resources available, etc.) into a conceptualization that will foster efficacy in creating positive change.…    
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Book details

List price: $114.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/5/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Marsha Pravder Mirkin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and resident scholar at the Brandeis University Women's Studies Research Center. She is on the faculty at Lasell College. Dr. Mirkin's interest in unheard voices and alternatives to the dominant discourse led her to edit Women in Context: Toward a Feminist Reconstruction of Psychotherapy and write The Women Who Danced by the Sea: Finding Ourselves in the Stories of Our Biblical Foremothers . She has served on the faculties of the Cambridge Hospital Couples and Family Training Program, Harvard Medical School, and the Jean Baker Miller Institute of the Stone Center at Wellesley College. Karen L. Suyemoto, PhD, is Assistant Professor in…    

Karen L. Suyemoto, Ph.D., is Associate Professor in Psychology and Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She has taught theory and practicum courses at undergraduate and graduate levels. She has provided consultation and training for therapists both locally and nationally, with particular focus on developing cultural sensitivity. Her research and teaching focus generally on issues related to social justice and anti-racist therapy, research, and education, particularly in relation to racialized identities, meanings of race and ethnicity, and contributing to social justice from both oppressed and privileged spaces.

Exploring Conceptualization
Exploring Influences of Personal Worldviews on Theoretical Orientation and Effective Case Conceptualization
Conceptualizing Clients in Contexts
Conceptualizing Therapeutic Relationships
Dilemmas in Effective Helping
Beginning Conceptualization: Gathering and Integrating Information
Conceptualization, Treatment Planning, and Diagnosis
Iterative Conceptualization and Treatment Planning
Continuous Evaluation and Termination
A Brief Review and Application of Established Theories
Exploring Your Experiences with Power, Privilege and Oppression
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