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This guide presents seven brief psychodynamic therapy models, including: supportive therapy; time-limited therapy; interpersonal therapy; time-limited dynamic psychotherapy; short-term dynamic therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder; brief dynamic therapy for substance abuse disorders; and brief psychodynamic psychotherapy with children. The models are established short-term approaches to common clinical problems and can accomodate the ten- to 20-minutes session time frame found in most managed care settings. Each chapter focuses on a particular approach, and matches particular patient problems best handled by that approach. The book discusses each model in terms of its overall framework, selection criteria, goals, therapeutic tasks and strategies, empirical support, and relevance for managed care. Clinical cases are provided to illustrate how each model is applied. A separate chapter covering the use of psychopharmacology in brief psychotherapy is also included.
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Hanna Levenson, Ph.D., is Director of the Brief Psychotherapy Programs at the Veterans Administration Medical Center and the California Pacific Medical Center and Founder of the Levenson Institute for Training (LIFT) in Brief Therapy in San Francisco, California. She is Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco, and is on the teaching faculty of Stanford Medical School.
Stephen F. Butler, Ph.D., is Vice President of Innovative Training Systems, Inc., a research and consulting firm based in Massachusetts. He has held faculty appointments in the Vanderbilt Psychology Department and the Psychiatry Department of the Medical College of Virginia, and was also Director of Psychology at Nashua Brookside Hospital, Nashua, New Hampshire.
Bernard D. Beitman, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine and Chairman of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, Missouri.Review:
...well-suited for any clinician working with patients in a brief, time-limited format... -- Hisham Hafez, M.D., Medical Director, Charter Brookside Hospital, Nashua, New Hampshire
This is an excellent introduction to brief dynamic psychotherapy as practiced today.... clear and well-organized... -- Hans H. Strupp, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Emeritus, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
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