Constructing Stories, Telling Tales: A Guide to Formulation in Applied Psychology

Author(s) : Sarah Corrie, Author(s) : David A. Lane

Constructing Stories, Telling Tales: A Guide to Formulation in Applied Psychology

Book Details

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Published : 2010
  • Cover : Paperback
  • Pages : 446
  • Category :
    Individual Psychotherapy
  • Catalogue No : 27779
  • ISBN 13 : 9781855756427
  • ISBN 10 : 1855756420

Reviews and Endorsements

A number of guest contributors - including actors Simon Callow, Prunella Scales and Timothy West - have contributed valuable input into this volume and demonstrated great interest in the project and the ideas behind it. For some, it was their first experience of working with psychologists, and they showed particular willingness to engage with the main authors on this joint venture.

PART ONE: Formulation: An Introduction to Key Debates and a Framework for Developing a Systematic Approach
PART TWO: Working with Purpose, Perspective and Process: Elaborating the Framework to Enhance your Approach
PART THREE: The Many Facets of Formulation: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
PART FOUR: Implications for the Future

Exercise 1. Questions to start your journey
Exercise 2. Questions to help you navigate the debates on formulation
Exercise 3. Applying the purpose, perspective, and process model to your own practice
Exercise 4. Understanding your professional purpose in the light of local, national, and global levels of influence
Exercise 5. Understanding the perspective that informs your approach
Exercise 6. Developing a process through use of story grammar
Exercise 7. Creating stories for complex times
Exercise 8. A reflective tool for refining your formulation skills

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