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Foundations of Psychotherapy

An Introduction to Individual Therapy

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 216
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04 August 2005

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This book provides a comprehensive and clear survey of the major theoretical schools of psychotherapy - including Freudian, Jungian, humanistic and cognitive. There is also some consideration of the impact of new discoveries...

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This book provides a comprehensive and clear survey of the major theoretical schools of psychotherapy - including Freudian, Jungian, humanistic and cognitive. There is also some consideration of the impact of new discoveries in neuroscience upon psychotherapy, and of the status of psychotherapy as a profession.The book also provides a concrete, detailed and hands-on introduction to working with clients, with many vivid and helpful vignettes from actual sessions. Many practical issues are covered, including:- how the setting for therapy can become a safe and secure container- ways in which the therapist/client relationship can be used an invaluable tool in therapy- how client negativity can be handled- methods for dealing with the difficult or disturbed clientThe book also covers more controversial issues such as the authentic relationship, the role of the body in therapy, and the therapist's own self-disclosure.This book is an essential introduction to psychotherapy for all trainee psychotherapists.

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A vivid and hands on introduction to working with clients, with much detailed, practical help


Lively conversational tone matches the important theme of 'therapy as intimacy'

Brings together theory and practice

Integrates different theoretical approaches to psychotherapy

Introduction
PART ONE: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS Freud and Jung
Humanistic Psychology
Cognitive Therapy
Neuroscience and Psychotherapy
Psychotherapy as a Profession
PART TWO: PRACTICAL METHODS The Setting: Time, Space and Money
Working with Clients
The Relationship Between Therapist and Client
Thinking, Feeling and the Body
Negativity
Symbolism: The Dynamics of the Inner World
Difficult Clients
Conclusions.
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ROGER HORROCKS was a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Hertfordshire and is now a Psychotherapist in private practice and supervisor of therapists and trainees. His publications include Masculinity in Crisis: Myths, Fantasies and Realities (Macmillan: 1994), Male Myths and Icons: Masculinity in Popular Culture (Macmillan: 1995), An Introduction to the Study of Sexuality (Macmillan: 1997), and Freud Revisited: Psychoanalytic Themes in the Postmodern Age (Palgrave: 2001)

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ROGER HORROCKS was a Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Hertfordshire and is now a Psychotherapist in private practice and supervisor of therapists and trainees. His publications include Masculinity in Crisis: Myths, Fantasies and Realities (Macmillan: 1994), Male Myths and Icons: Masculinity in Popular Culture (Macmillan: 1995), An Introduction to the Study of Sexuality (Macmillan: 1997), and Freud Revisited: Psychoanalytic Themes in the Postmodern Age (Palgrave: 2001)

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