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Principles of Psychotherapy: Promoting Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Practice, 3rd Edition

Principles of Psychotherapy: Promoting Evidence-Based Psychodynamic Practice, 3rd Edition

Irving B. Weiner, Robert F. Bornstein

ISBN: 978-0-470-12465-9

Mar 2009

400 pages

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$85.00

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Generations of clinicians have valued Principles of Psychotherapy for its breadth of coverage and accessibility and the author's ability to gather many elements into a unified presentation. The Third Edition presents the conceptual and empirical foundations of evidence-based practice perspectives of psychodynamic theory. It also offers case examples illustrating what a therapist might say and do in various circumstances. In addition, it includes discussion of broader psychodynamic perspectives on short-term therapy. Mental health professionals will benefit from the revised edition s inclusion of empirically based guidelines for conducting effective psychotherapy.

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Preface.

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION. 

Chapter 1. The Nature and Goals of Psychotherapy.

Chapter 2. The Patient.

Chapter 3. The Therapist.

Chapter 4. Theory Research and Process in Psychotherapy.

PART TWO: THE INITIAL PHASE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

Chapter 5. Evaluation and Assessment.

Chapter 6. The Treatment Contract.

Chapter 7. Conduct of the Interview.

Case Interlude I: Evaluation and Assessment of Ms. A. 

PART THREE: THE MIDDLE PHASE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

Chapter 8. Communicating Understanding: Interpretation.

Chapter 9. Interference with Communication: Resistance.

Chapter 10. The Psychotherapy Relationship: Transference.

Chapter 11. The Psychotherapy Relationship: Countertransference.

PART FOUR: THE FINAL PHASE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY.

Chapter 12. Termination.

Case Interlude-II: Psychotherapy with Ms. A.

References.

Author Index.

Subject Index.