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Comprehensive Handbook of Psychotherapy

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A Practical, Hands-on Reference for Professionals, Students and Researchers Developed under the auspices of Dr. Florence W. Kaslow, one of the world's best known experts in the field of psychotherapy, this ground-breaking work is the first and only reference to provide a detailed analysis of the four major psychotherapy approaches-in both theory and in practice.Each expertly edited volume is organized by specific client populations: children, adolescents and young adults, adults, families and couples, and groups - allowing the reader to compare each approach and focus on those specific populations and approaches that suit their studies or practice.Comprehensive yet practical, each volume addresses the major psychological and emotional disturbances that each psychotherapy approach is most effective in treating and provides realistic case examples that bring each approach to life - making this a truly hands-on reference for practitioners, students, and researchers. Volume 1: Psychodynamic/Object Relations, Jeffrey J. Magnavita, PhD, Volume Editor, Connecticut Center for Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy Volume 2: Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches, Terence Patterson, EdD, Volume Editor, University of San Francisco Volume 3: Interpersonal / Humanistic / Existential, Robert F. Massey, PhD, and Sharon Davis Massey, PhD, Volume Editors, Seton Hall University Volume 4: Integrative/Eclectic, Jay L. Lebow, PhD, Volume Editor, The Family Institute at Northwestern University

Author Biography

Editor in Chief: Florence Kaslow, Ph.D. is Director of the Florida Couples and Family Institute and President of Kaslow Associates in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She is also a Visiting Professor of Medical Psychology in Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center (Durham, North Carolina) and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Kaslow is editor or author of 22 books, over 50 book chapters and 160 plus articles in the professional literature.Volume 1: Jeffrey J. Magnavita, Ph.D., ABPP is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and is both a licensed psychologist and marriage and family therapist. He is the founder of the Connecticut Center for Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy and an adjunct professor of clinical psychology at the University of Hartford's Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology. Volume 2: Terence Patterson, EdD is Director of Training in the Counseling Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of San Francisco, a Diplomat in Family Psychology (ABPP), and 2001 President of the Division of Family Psychology of the American Psychological Association. His professional focus includes behavioral couple therapy, ethics, and theoretical paradigms. Volume 3: Robert F. Massey, Ph.D. is a Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family M.S., Ed.S., and Ph.D. Programs in the Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, USA. He is an Approved Supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and a Certified Transactional Analyst. He writes on and researches integrative systems thinking, couple and family relationships, personality theories, and spirituality in contexts. Volume 3: Sharon Davis Massey, Ph.D., is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. She supervises the clinical work of university students and is an Adjunct Professor in the marriage and family programs at Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, USA. Her professional interests center around the development of humans within their evolving contexts, supervision from an interpersonal-systemic frame of reference, and emergent models of scientific inquiry. Volume 4: Jay Lebow, Ph.D., ABPP is a Senior Staff Therapist and Research Consultant at The Family Institute at Northwestern and Adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and Board Certified in Family Psychology. He is the author of over 100 articles and book chapters, primarily dealing with integrative couple and family therapy, research assessing couple and family therapy, the evaluation of mental health treatment, and intervention and assessment in child custody disputes. His research focuses on outcome in couple and family therapy.
Release date NZ
August 3rd, 2004
Edited by Florence W. Kaslow
Country of Publication
United States
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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