eBook The Handbook of Individual Therapy, 6th Edition

  • Windy Dryden Goldsmiths College, University of London
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1446296237
  • ISBN-13: 9781446296233
  • DDC: 616.8914
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 672 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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First published in 1996, Dryden’s Handbook of Individual Therapy is the classic text for students wishing to understand the key counselling and psychotherapy approaches. This sixth edition has been comprehensively updated to include 15 newly contributed chapters and 8 updated chapters. Brand new chapters include Compassion-Focussed Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, Mindfulness in Individual Therapy, Pluralistic Therapy and Transpersonal Therapy. Using an updated chapter structure, each contributor outlines one approach in detail and provides an in-depth case example to illustrate how that approach works in practice. There are additional updated chapters on Research and Training and Supervision. This book is for anyone training in counselling, psychotherapy, counselling psychology, psychology and other allied professions such as nursing, social work and education. It tells you everything you need to know about the most commonly practised therapy approaches today.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
About the Editors and Contributors.
1: The Cultural Context of British Psychotherapy.
2: The Psychodynamic Tradition.
3: Psychodynamic Therapy: Contemporary Freudian Approach.
4: Psychodynamic Therapy: The Independent Approach.
5: Jungian and Post-Jungian Approaches.
6: Psychodynamic Therapy: The Kleinian Approach.
7: The Humanistic-Existential Tradition.
8: Person-Centred Therapy.
9: Existential Therapy.
10: Gestalt Therapy.
11: Transactional Analysis.
12: The Cognitive-Behavioural Tradition.
13: Cognitive Therapy.
14: Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy.
15: Compassion-Focused Therapy.
16: Behavioural Activation.
17: Other Specific Approaches.
18: Cognitive Analytic Therapy.
19: Solution-Focused Therapy.
20: Interpersonal Therapy.
21: Broader Developments in Individual Therapy.
22: Mindfulness in Individual Therapy.
23: Narrative Therapy.
24: The Transpersonal in Individual Therapy.
25: Integrative Therapy.
26: Pluralistic Therapy.
27: Professional Issues.
28: Research in Individual Therapy.
29: The Training and Supervision of Individual Therapists.
Appendix 1 Chapter Structure.