Theories of Psychotherapy & Counseling: Concepts and Cases
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Comprehensive in scope yet succinct in its descriptions and explanations, THEORIES OF PSYCHOTHERAPY AND COUNSELING: CONCEPTS AND CASES, 6th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the systematic theories of psychotherapy and counseling. The book delivers a thorough explanation of concepts as well as insightful case summaries and therapist-client dialogues that illustrate techniques and treatment in practice. It demonstrates how theories can be applied to individual therapy or counseling for common psychological disorders-such as depression and generalized anxiety disorders-as well as how to apply them to group therapy.
different from Freud’s. They disagreed on many things: the role of the unconscious, the importance of social issues, and the role of drive theory and biology, to name but a few. The differences of opinion between Freud and Adler were never reconciled (Ansbacher & Huber, 2004). Although Adler would often demonstrate differences between his work and Freud’s, he did give credit to Freud for his emphasis on dreams and on unconscious factors. He also credited Freud with having significantly emphasized
remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 148 Chapter 4 Jane is a 26-year-old white woman who met the DSM-III-R criteria for borderline personality disorder. Croake (1989) had seen her for more than 45 sessions, often twice a week. Many of the later sessions were multiple therapy sessions with a psychiatric resident. Jane reported early recollections that show a history of sexual abuse. Currently she is having brief, unsatisfactory romantic
few, and most were derived from Freud’s theory of psychoanalysis. Since that time there has been a marked increase in the number of theories that therapists have developed to help people with psychological dysfunctions. Corsini (2001) summarized 69 new and innovative therapies; now there may be a total of more than 400 (Corsini, 2008). Although most of these theories have relatively few proponents and little research to support their effectiveness, they do represent the creativity of
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