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Father Therapy

Author : Doreen Virtue
ISBN : 9781401949303
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 35.88 MB
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Wounds from primal relationships, such as those with mothers and fathers, run very deep. If your childhood involved an absent, addicted, or abusive father, you may have these "emotional ghosts": •Low self-esteem •People-pleasing, approval-seeking, neediness, and co-dependency •Wishing and praying that your dad would change into the father you believe he should be •Feeling frequently angry, including repressed anger •Choosing romantic partners who remind you of your dad •Intimidation surrounding male authority figuresIn this insightful and compassionate book, former psychotherapist Doreen Virtue and practicing clinical social worker Andrew Karpenko present a range of self-healing techniques to empower you to counsel your inner wounded child so that you can deal with men as a healthy functioning adult.Whether you are a man or a woman, they help you to choose thriving, balanced relationships with the males in your life; open your heart to feeling safe receiving love; and reconnect with both divine feminine and masculine energies.All of your painful experiences have happened for a reason. There are parts of your psyche calling out for attention. Healing your father wounds will free you from lingering feelings of emptiness and patterns of dysfunction with men—to pursue your passion and life purpose unfettered by the past.
Category: Family & Relationships

Parent Focused Child Therapy

Author : Carol Wachs
ISBN : 9781461629931
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 84.18 MB
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Today more pediatric therapists are centering their work on the parent-child relationship and are turning to parents as a primary modality in solving children's problems. Parent-Focused Child Therapy: Attachment, Identification, and Reflective Functions is an edited collection, drawing from leading psychotherapists with specialties in family therapy. Carrol Wachs and Linda Jacobs tap into the current literature on the efficacy of working with parents in therapy situations. The collected essays in this book, from renowned psychotherapists, focus on identifying and evaluating a variety of approaches and their effects on standard questions of attachment, identity, and reflection in dealing with children in therapy. Parent-Focused Child Therapy is especially attractive given its currency, integrating relational theory, attachment theory and infant research.
Category: Psychology

Brief Therapy With Single Parent Families

Author : Anita Morawetz
ISBN : 9781317772972
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 70.39 MB
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First published in 1984. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Psychology

Parent Child Interaction Therapy

Author : Toni L. Hembree-Kigin
ISBN : 9781489914392
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 76.56 MB
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This practical guide offers mental health professionals a detailed, step-by-step description on how to conduct Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) - the empirically validated training program for parents with children who have disruptive behavior problems. It includes several illustrative examples and vignettes as well as an appendix with assessment instruments to help parents to conduct PCIT.
Category: Psychology

Cognitive Therapy Of Personality Disorders Third Edition

Author : Aaron T. Beck
ISBN : 9781462525812
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 26.99 MB
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"This new edition covers new research on personality disorders, and the new DSM. Part 1 provides a basic primer on the cognitive model of personality disorders. Chapters in Part 2 then delve into the specifics of treating specific types of personality pathology. Each has at its core a nice, well-rounded case that illustrate the points well. Broad audience: Psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, family therapists, mental health counselors, substance-abuse professionals, pastoral counselors"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Psychology

Play Therapy

Author : Garry L. Landreth
ISBN : 9781135451233
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 24.5 MB
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Play Therapy, Second Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling book, the most widely used text for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of play therapy. The author presents very readable descriptions of play and the history of play therapy; child and therapist characteristics; play room set-up and materials; working with parents; and a number of helpful and interesting case descriptions.
Category: Psychology

Strengthening Emotional Ties Through Parent Child Dyad Art Therapy

Author : Lucille Proulx
ISBN : 1843107139
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 61.69 MB
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Proulx explores many aspects of dyad art therapy including attachment relationship theories, roles in dyad interventions, the importance of the tactile experience and ways in which dyad art therapy can be used. This original book will be invaluable to mental health professionals and to parents wishing to enrich interactions with their children.
Category: Psychology

Men In Therapy

Author : Richard L. Meth
ISBN : 0898624851
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 27.70 MB
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Men have long been considered difficult to engage in psychotherapy, often being described as resistant, unworkable, and unfeeling. The few available books that deal specifically with men's issues tend to lack a central theoretical focus, are highly psychoanalytic in content, or simply do not provide specific guidelines for working with men. This unique and timely volume fills an important gap in the literature by demonstrating why change is often so difficult for them. It provides detailed guidelines for helping men initiate and sustain change in their personal, familial, and professional lives.
Category: Psychology

Psychodynamic Therapy For Personality Pathology

Author : Eve Caligor, M.D.
ISBN : 9781585624591
Genre : Medical
File Size : 76.81 MB
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Deftly combining contemporary theory with clinical practice, Psychodynamic Therapy for Personality Pathology: Treating Self and Interpersonal Functioning is an invaluable resource for any clinician seeking a coherent model of personality functioning and pathology, classification, assessment, and treatment. This insightful guide introduces Transference-Focused Psychotherapy -- Extended (TFP-E), a specialized but accessible approach for any clinician interested in the skillful treatment of personality disorders. Compatible with the DSM-5 Section III Alternative Model for Personality Disorders -- and elaborating on that approach, this volume offers clinicians at all levels of experience an accessible framework to guide evaluation and treatment of personality disorders in a broad variety of clinical and research settings. In this book, readers will find: * A coherent model of personality functioning and disorders based in psychodynamic object relations theory* A clinically near approach to the classification of personality disorders, coupled with a comprehensive approach to assessment* An integrated treatment model based on general clinical principles that apply across the spectrum of personality disorders* An understanding of specific modifications of technique that tailor intervention to the individual patient's personality pathology* Descriptions of specific psychodynamic techniques that can be exported to shorter-term treatments and acute clinical settings Patient assessment and basic psychodynamic techniques are described in up-to-date, jargon-free terms and richly supported by numerous clinical vignettes, as well as online videos demonstrating interventions. At the end of each chapter, readers will find a summary of key clinical concepts, making this book both a quick reference tool as well as a springboard for continued learning. Clinicians looking for an innovative, trustworthy guide to understanding and treating personality pathology that combines contemporary theory with clinical practice need look no further than Psychodynamic Therapy for Personality Pathology: Treating Self and Interpersonal Functioning.
Category: Medical

Using The Transference In Psychotherapy

Author : William N. Goldstein
ISBN : 0765703416
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 38.7 MB
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Using the Transference in Psychotherapy centers around two dominant themes: the old vs. the new models of transference, and the role of transference in psychotherapy. As background the book provides an historical overview of transference, countertransference, and the therapeutic alliance. A number of detailed cases are provided, graphically demonstrating how transference is addressed in psychotherapy and briefly focusing on projective identification and enactment. This book is a must-read for both students and mental health professionals at the early stages of their careers, and a useful reference for more experienced professionals.
Category: Psychology