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Test Anxiety: Applied Research, Assessment, and Treatment Interventions

by Marty Sapp

This book is designed to give students and researchers the confidence to understand, assess, treat, and research test anxiety. Marty Sapp presents the various cognitive and behavioral theories of test anxiety...


Doing Social Research

by Leonard Cargan

Doing Social Research is an easy-to-understand guidebook for readers who have little or no knowledge of the social research process. Written in a clear, straightforward style, this book presents the various...


Treating Addiction as a Human Process

by Edward J. Khantzian

Passionate, professional, and unfailingly astute, Dr. Khantzian examines his patients' internal worlds, revealing vulnerabilities while uncovering resiliency and strength. This book, comprehensive in scope,...


Rethinking Clinical Technique

by Fred Busch

With detailed clinical examples Busch show us when and how to intervene to help increase patient autonomy and self-reflective abilities. The method presented can be integrated into clinical practice whatever...


The Power of the Inner Judge: Psychodynamic Treatment of the Severe Neuroses

by Leon Wurmser

This book describes in detail how to effectively treat severely ill but not psychotic patients, by careful psychotherapeutic work on the defenses and the superego. Diverging widely from Kernberg's and Kohut's...


Intricate Engagements: The Collaborative Basis of Therapeutic Change

by Steven A. Frankel

In this fine book, Dr. Steven A. Frankel paints the portraits of his collaborating patients vividly, graphically, and with consummate compassion. His review of psychoanalytic theories and research is, in itself,...


The Single Woman-Married Man Syndrome

by Richard Tuch

Many single woman-married man relationships are characterized by such recognizable, even stereotypic, interactions and run such a predictable course as to constitute a genuine syndrome. Documenting the existence...


Cognitive Therapy: Basic Principles and Applications

by Robert L. Leahy

Today, under pressure from managed care companies as well as from patients who are demanding briefer and more focused treatments, therapists are creatively combining cognitive and psychodynamic approaches and...


Gaslighthing, the Double Whammy, Interrogation and Other Methods of Covert Control in Psychotherapy and Analysis

by Theodore L. Dorpat

In treatment, the psychotherapist is in a position of power. Often, this power is unintentionally abused. While trying to embody a compassionate concern for patients, therapists use accepted techniques that...


Multiple Case Study Analysis

by Robert E. Stake

Examining situational complexity is a vital part of social and behavioral science research. This engaging text provides an effective process for studying multiple cases--such as sets of teachers, staff development...


The Facilitating Partnership: A Winnicottian Approach for Social Workers and Other Helping Professionals

by Jeffrey S. Applegate & Jennifer M. Bonovitz

In The Facilitating Partnership, Jeffrey Applegate and Jennifer Bonovitz show how D. W. Winnicott's therapeutic ideas and technique are particularly relevant to a agency-based psychodynamic treatment of clients...


Modes of Therapeutic Action

by Martha Stark

How do we position ourselves in relation to our patients? Do we participate as neutral object, as empathetic self-object, or as authentic subject? Do we strive to enhance the patient's knowledge, to provide...


Paradox and Counterparadox: A New Model in the Therapy of the Family in Schizophrenic Transaction

by Mara Selvini Palazzoli & Luigi Boscolo

Paradox and Counterparadox introduces the English-speaking public to the first results of a research plan drawn up my the Milan Center for Family Studies at the end of 1971 and put into practice at the beginning...


Using the Transference in Psychotherapy

by William N. Goldstein & Samuel T. Goldberg

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...


Interviewing for Qualitative Inquiry: A Relational Approach

by Ruthellen Josselson

Engagingly written, this book builds the reader's skills for conducting in-depth interviews designed to address a particular research question. With an emphasis on the dynamics of the research relationship,...


Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century

by Michael Grosso, Edward F. Kelly, Emily Williams Kelly & Adam Crabtree et al.

Practically every contemporary mainstream scientist presumes that all aspects of mind are generated by brain activity. We demonstrate the inadequacy of this picture by assembling evidence for a variety of empirical...


Managing Addictions: Cognitive, Emotive, and Behavioral Techniques

by Michler F. Bishop

Offers hope and specific techniques designed to address the complexity of treatment.


Therapeutic Action: A Guide to Psychoanalytic Therapy

by Enrico E. Jones

This book advances a new understanding of producing change in psychotherapy. It proposes the concept of interaction structure, repeated mutually influencing interactions between therapist and patient that are...


The Intersubjective Perspective

by Robert D. Stolorow & George E. Atwood

This remarkable book is required reading for all mental professionals because it is the most comprehensive and articulate presentation about the recent changes in psychoanalytic theory concerning the inclusion...


Self and Others: Object Relations Theory in Practice

by N. Gregory Hamilton, M.D.

A handbook of this new development in psychoanalysis.