Essential Psychotherapies: Theory and Practice: Third Edition

Editor : Stanley B. Messer, Editor : Alan S. Gurman

Essential Psychotherapies: Theory and Practice: Third Edition

Book Details

  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Published : 2011
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 516
  • Category :
    Individual Psychotherapy
  • Catalogue No : 32190
  • ISBN 13 : 9781609181970
  • ISBN 10 : 1609181972

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The leading survey text for basic psychotherapy courses, this book offers authoritative, engaging presentations of the 12 most important forms of psychotherapy practiced today. Prominent experts cover traditional treatments as well as influential models that have been developed relatively recently, giving students and practitioners a solid grasp of foundational theories, techniques, and research. Each chapter follows a common set of organizational guidelines; features illustrative vignettes and a full case example; and concludes with readings and resources to guide further study. New to this edition: incorporates the latest clinical developments and research chapter on "third-wave" behavior therapies each chapter has expanded discussions of the role of the therapeutic relationship and the use of evidence-based practices concise chapters and one-column format make the book even more instructor and student friendly. The book will be important reading for students and clinicians in clinical psychology, counseling, psychiatry, social work, family therapy, and psychiatric nursing. It also serves as a text in advanced undergraduate- and graduate-level psychotherapy courses.

About the Editor(s)

Stanley B. Messer, PhD, is Distinguished Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Past president of the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, he is a Fellow in several American Psychological Association societies and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Messer has published extensively on the application of psychodynamic theory and research to brief and integrative therapies, as well as on evidence-based practice. He has also conducted empirical research on the process of psychotherapy. Dr. Messer is associate editor of the online journal Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy and maintains a clinical practice in Highland Park, New Jersey. Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, is Professor and Vice Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Emory University School of Medicine. Past president of the American Psychological Association (APA), the American Board of Professional Psychology, and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers, she was awarded an honorary doctorate by Pepperdine University.

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Alan S. Gurman, Department of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA

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