Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art
Author: Shapiro, Jeremy P.
Number Of Pages: 656
Release Date: 24-08-2015
Details: Product Description Comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of therapy Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, Second Edition relies on both psychotherapy research and clinical expertise to create a comprehensive guide to evidence-based practice for providers of child and adolescent therapy. It includes explanations of all major theoretical orientations and the techniques associated with each, with application to the major diagnostic categories. This updated Second Edition includes a new chapter on Mindfulness-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies (Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), incorporation of recent neuroscience research, instruction in Motivational Interviewing, and guidance in using therapeutic diagrams with young clients. The book models the thought process of expert therapists by describing how the science and art of therapy can be combined to provide a strong basis for treatment planning and clinical decision-making. Theoretical concepts, empirically supported treatments, and best practices are translated into concrete, detailed form, with numerous examples of therapist verbalizations and conversations between counselor and client. Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, Second Edition: Explains the work of therapists from the ground up, beginning with fundamentals and moving on to advanced theory and technique Covers the major theoretical approaches: behavioral, cognitive, mindfulness-based, psychodynamic, constructivist, and family systems Guides therapists in planning effective treatment strategies with balanced consideration of outcome research, cultural factors, and individual client characteristics Connects treatment planning with the diagnostic characteristics of the major child and adolescent disorders For both students and skilled clinicians looking for new ideas and techniques, Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art, Second Edition offers a thorough, holistic examination of how best to serve young therapy clients. Review "This book is by far the most comprehensive and useful child therapy text. Amazingly well-written, it is both supremely helpful for new clinical graduate students and an outstanding, sophisticated review for clinicians and researchers. The second edition of this book is even more useful than the original text! The first edition filled a key gap by providing a broad array of useful and evidence based information to new child clinicians learning to conduct therapy with kids and teens. Because of its currency and clinical sophistication, it is also suited to busy practitioners who are looking for practical ways to integrate new, clinically relevant evidence and ideas. The writing engages the reader with a crisp style and clear real-world examples showing a deep understanding of evidenced based work with youth. The revised edition adds new material on mindfulness-based cognitive-behavioral therapies and motivational interviewing, and it weaves recent neuroscience research into discussions of clinical topics. To a unique degree, this book articulates the thought process of an experienced therapist as he or she integrates outcome research and clinical considerations to plan treatment strategy and decide what to do and say in work with clients. We use this textbook in our didactic practicum with new clinical graduate students at the University of North Carolina, and each fall, the students and I enjoy reading the combination of a broad perspective, specific techniques and logistical implementation ideas, as well as up to date references. Child and Adolescent Therapy: Science and Art is a helpful and detailed yet fun read for new and seasoned clinicians!"―Jen Kogos Youngstrom, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Director of Child and Family Services and Assessment Clinic The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill "This book combines clear, insightful explanations of the major theoretical orientations, rigorous sum
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