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Describes and analyzes different approaches to brief psychotherapy in various settings, with sections on the history of planned short-term psychotherapy, psychodynamic approaches, cognitive and behavioral approaches, strategic and systemic approaches, clinical settings, and general issues. Of interest to mental health professionals. This second edition incorporates the large volume of new literature in the field since the first edition. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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This book provides in a comprehensive, integrative, analytic, and evaluative overview of the field of planned short-term psychotherapy that will be of great benefit to therapists already in practice. The author considers both clinical and methodological issues pertinent to planned short-term psychotherapy and he examines this emerging field in terms of its health policy implications. Emphasis is placed on actual as well as potential contributions of planned short-term psychotherapy to the field of clinical mental health practice. After describing the history of the field and examining the outcome studies that have evaluated brief psychotherapy, the author introduces and describes 17 different approaches. This is followed by a look at planned short-term psychotherapy in five different clinical settings—including medical settings and group and family settings. The final two chapters deal with general issues that affect the field. For professionals working in the field of psychology/psychotherapy.
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Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110205193447
Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. 2 Sub. Seller Inventory # DADAX0205193447