List of Contributors.
Part I: Introduction: Philosophical, Practical and Ethical Underpinnings.
1. The Key Elements of Clinical Psychology Practice (Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford; Helen Beinart, University of Oxford; and Paul Kennedy, University of Oxford).
2. Competency Approaches, Ethics and Partnership in Clinical Psychology (Helen Beinart, University of Oxford; Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford; and Paul Kennedy, University of Oxford).
3. The Conceptual Base (Paul Kennedy, University of Oxford; Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford; and Helen Beinart, University of Oxford).
4. Research and Evaluation (Myra Cooper, University of Oxford and Cynthia Graham, University of Oxford)
Part II: Areas of Clinical Practice.
1. Working with Children and Young People.
5. Clinical Psychology Services for Children in Primary Care (Ann Rowland, Buckinghamshire Primary Care Trust and Helen Beinart, University of Oxford).
6. Self-Harm in Young People (Kathryn Fordham, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Kettering and Dawn Bailham, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Kettering).
7. Supporting Children and Young People Growing up in Care (Kim S. Golding, ISL, Worcester).
8. Intensive Approaches for Childhood Fears (Tim I. Williams, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust).
9. Paediatric Services (Penny Spinks, retired Consultant Clinical Psychologist).
10. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children and Young People (Paul Stallard, University of Bath/Avon).
2. Working with Chronic Ill-Health and Disability.
11. Oncology (Denise Cottrell, Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust and Claire Luthwood, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).
12. Chronic (Persistent) Pain (Zoë Clyde, Sutton Hospital).
13. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation following Acquired Brain Injury (Nigel S. King, Community Head Injury Service, Aylesbury and David Dean, Amersham Hospital).
14. Working Systemically with People with Learning Disabilities ( Selma Rikberg Smyly, Ridgeway Learning Disability NHS Trust, Oxford).
15. Intensive Interaction for People with Profound and Complex Learning Disabilities (Judith Samuel, Oxfordshire Learning Disability NHS Trust).
3. Working with Adults with Mental Health Problems through the Life-Span.
16. Early Intervention in Psychosis (Paul Flecknoe, Northamptonshire Service for the Treatment of Early Psychosis and Stefan Schuller, Oxon and Bucks Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust).
17. Family Interventions and Psychosis (Gráinne Fadden, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust).
18. Bibliotherapy and Self-Help (David S.J. Hawker, InterHealth).
19. Clinical Psychology in Primary Care (James Gray, City and Hackney Teaching PCT).
20. Developing Cultural Competence in Clinical Psychology Work with BEM Communities (Rashmi Shankar, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust).
21. Working with Personality Disorder (Damian Gardner, St Mary’s Hospital, Kettering).
22. Systemic Therapy with Older People (Stephen Davies, University of Hertfordshire).
23. Working with Older People (Adrienne Little, Maudsley Hospital)
4. Working with Special Populations.
24. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder following Childbirth and Pregnancy Loss (Antje Horsch, University of Oxford).
25. Transition Services (Kobus Janse van Rensburg, St Mary’s Hospital, Kettering).
26. Eating Disorders (Myra Cooper, University of Oxford and Rachel Woolrich, Oxford & Bucks Eating Disorder Services).
27. Sexual Health (Cynthia A. Graham, University of Oxford).
Part III: Professional Practice.
28. Supervision (Helen Beinart, University of Oxford and Sue Clohessy, University of Oxford)
29. Clinical Psychology as a Profession: Development, Organisation and Dilemmas (Graham Turpin, University of Sheffield and Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford).
30. Leadership, Teamwork and Consultancy in Clinical Psychology (Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford and Andrew Cuthbertson, University of Teeside).
31. Community Approaches, Social Inclusion and User Involvement (Annie Mitchell, University of Plymouth and Rachel Purtell, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital).
Afterword: Integration, Conclusions and Future Developments (Susan Llewelyn, University of Oxford; Helen Beinart, University of Oxford; and Paul Kennedy, University of Oxford).
"I am not sure how any UK psychologist could be without one on the shelves." (Metapsychology, September 2010)
- Provides a clear, authoritative and lively introduction to the practice of clinical psychology
- Explains succinctly the range of competencies which a psychologist is expected to possess, and how these can be applied in a variety of contexts
- Key issues covered include awareness of the social context, the need for responsive and flexible practice, and respect for diversity
- Examples and principles are provided which demonstrate the clinical psychologist in action, and explain why and how they work as they do