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Psychotherapy

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Attachment-Oriented Psychotherapy Dr. David Wallin translates attachment theory and research into a framework that integrates key attachment principles with psychopathology, neuroscience, relational and intersubjective psychotherapeutic approaches, mentalization, and mindfulness. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the interview via your computer's MP ...

Credits:  1 $12.00 Buy
Behavioral Health Medications This publication is the latest edition of the previously published manual entitled, Psychotherapeutic Medications: What Every Counselor Should Know. Patients who are in combined treatment often see a pharmacotherapist for their medication therapy and a psychotherapist for their talk therapy. This material ...

Credits:  3 $40.00 Buy
Chronic Pain: Biological Understanding and Treatment The authors discuss biopsychosocial factors related to chronic pain as a necessary foundation for understanding and helping clients who are in pain. They review familiar evidence-based counseling approaches including assessment considerations, use of psychotropic medications, cognitive-behavioral strategies, hypnosis and imagery techniques, family ...

Credits:  1 $12.00 Buy
Clinical Excellence: Interview with Scott Miller, PhD Scott Miller, PhD, talks about how therapists can achieve superior performance. Dr. Miller outlines steps that therapists can take to determine their level of performance, develop a plan of deliberate practice to improve outcomes, set specific target behaviors the therapist wants to change, and develop a detailed plan to accomplish that objective. ...

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Crying in Psychotherapy Few people encounter tears in a professional setting as often as psychotherapists, counselors, and others in the field of mental health. Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Judith Nelson, PhD, on the role of crying in psychotherapy. You can read the text of this interview and/or access the audio to the in ...

Credits:  1 $12.00 Buy
Differential Diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder from Bipolar Disorder

The purpose of this article is to update counselors on the expansion of bipolar disorder in the psychiatric literature, present evidence for the validity of borderline personality disorder, discuss strategies for the differential diagnosis of it from bipolar disorder, review proposed changes in DSM-V, and integrate the literature into a m ...

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Ethics and Risk Management: E-mail Communication - Issues for Mental Health Counselors The authors discuss both the positive use of electronic communication and the need to address fundamental counseling issues that arise in using it. The article examines the AMHCA and ACA ethical codes for the use of technology in the counseling relationship.

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Ethics: Money and the Therapeutic Relationship Kathleen Murphy, PhD, presents principles of ethical decision-making in setting fees and billing for psychological services, and Robert Galatzer-Levy, MD, discusses the psychological meaning of money in the therapeutic relationship, including the difficulty that therapists have in talking to patients about money. These interviews are text-based.

Credits:  2 $30.00 Buy
Ethics: Termination of Psychotherapy In this interview, Denise Davis, PhD, identifies five types of terminations and discusses how clinicians can end therapy responsibly, even when conditions are challenging. She discusses how to handle pitfalls in the process and presents a number of essential steps for negotiating a clinically and ethically sound termination. You can read the text o ...

Credits:  1 $15.00 Buy
Motivational Interviewing as a Counseling Style The material provides five basic principles of motivational interviewing that address ambivalence and facilitate the change process. The course offers opening strategies to use with clients in the early stages of treatment and concludes with a summary of research on the effectiveness of motivational interviewing.

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Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Motivational Interviewing: Enhancing Readiness for Change The authors discuss motivational interviewing and the transtheoretical model of change as a conceptual framework for counseling clients who engage in non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors. The major principles of motivational interviewing are applied in a case study of a client who self-injures.

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Searching for a Good Night's Sleep Many adults complain of poor sleep yet engage in behaviors that are counterproductive to sleep. This article reviews recent research on the treatment of insomnia and discusses application of mental health counseling strategies for treatment. Case studies illustrate the application of current research within counselor areas of expertise in cognitive ...

Credits:  1 $12.00 Buy
Supervision: Clinical Supervision - Principles and Practice This course outlines principles of clinical supervision and guidelines for supervisors, addresses such issues as cultural competence, ethical and legal issues, and documentation, and provides information on various methods of monitoring and observing clinical performance. The material is relevant for both supervisors and supervisees. Vignettes are ...

Credits:  5 $40.00 Buy
Therapist’s Guide to Brief Cognitive Behavioral Therapy This manual is designed for mental health practitioners who want to establish a solid foundation of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills. The manual details the basic steps needed to provide cognitive behavioral therapy with the intent that the therapist will feel increasingly comfortable using CBT. The manual is not designed for advanced CBT ...

Credits:  7 $90.00 Buy
Working with Gay Youth Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, president of On Good Authority, interviews Ritch Savin-Williams, PhD, Director of the Sex and Gender Lab at Cornell University, and Robert Galatzer-Levy, MD, child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and co-author of The Course of Gay and Lesbian Lives about issues related to psychotherapy with gay youth ...

Credits:  2 $24.00 Buy
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