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Messages The Communication Skills Book

ISBN-10: 1572240229

ISBN-13: 9781572240223

Edition: 2nd 1995 (Revised)

Authors: Matthew McKay, Martha Davis, Patrick Fanning

List price: $17.95
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Messages is the most complete and accessible guide for building communication skills available. Highly recommended for therapists who wish to provide a structured training program in specific communication skills for clients.
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 9/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Matthew McKay, Ph.D., is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. Inprivate practice, he specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety,anger, and depression. He is coauthor of The Relaxation and Stress ReductionWorkbook, Thoughts and Feelings, Self-Esteem, and other titles. Combined, hisbooks have sold more than two million copies.Patrick Fanning is a professional writer in the mental health field. He is coauthor ofMessages, Visualization for Change, Thoughts and Feelings, Self-Esteem,and other books.Patricia Zurita Ona, Psy.D., is a clinical supervisor at the Berkeley CognitiveBehavioral Therapy Clinic and the behavioral medicine training program at theWright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She provides training for graduate-level therapistswho are learning evidence-based interventions for emotional disorders.

Introduction
Basic Skills
Listening
Self-Disclosure
Expressing
Advanced Skills
Body Language
Paralanguage and Metamessages
Hidden Agendas
Transactional Analysis
Clarifying Language
Culture and Gender
Conflict Skills
Assertiveness Training
Fair Fighting
Negotiation
Social Skills
Prejudgment
Making Contact
Family Skills
Sexual Communication
Communicating With Children
Family Communications
Public Skills
Influencing Others
Small Groups
Public Speaking
Interviewing
Bibliography
Index