This book comprehensively and clearly surveys the major theoretical schools of psychotherapy - including Freudian, Jungian, humanistic and cognitive. There is also some consideration of the impact of new discoveries in neuroscience upon psychotherapy. The book also provides a concrete, detailed and hands-on introduction to working with clients, with many vivid and helpful vignettes from actual sessions. Many practical issues are covered, including the setting for therapy; the therapist/client relationship; client negativity; and the difficult or disturbed client.
ROGER HORROCKS was a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Hertfordshire and is now a Psychotherapist in private practice and supervisor of therapists and trainees. His publications include Masculinity in Crisis: Myths, Fantasies and Realities (Macmillan: 1994), Male Myths and Icons: Masculinity in Popular Culture (Macmillan: 1995), An Introduction to the Study of Sexuality (Macmillan: 1997), and Freud Revisited: Psychoanalytic Themes in the Postmodern Age (Palgrave: 2001)