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Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Process and Integration

 
 
 
 
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy: Process and Integration
Author: Robert M. Leve
ISBN 13: 9780205149070
ISBN 10: 205149073
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1994-08-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
List Price: $115.20
 
 

This comprehensive reference provides a basic understanding of psychotherapeutic treatment that allows the integration of therapies and an individualistic approach to children. Its focus is on the use of the heuristic approach to treatment as a way of understanding the therapeutic process with children. It emphasizes the basic processes of change, relates diagnosis to treatment choice, shows clearly how the therapist goes about integrating treatments for children, and details how the therapist can use a different type of diagnosis Ñ dispositional diagnosis Ñ to select an appropriate form of treatment. The pragmatic orientation of the book provides the information needed to engage a child in treatment and includes actual interaction techniques between child and therapist. Clinical Psychologists. A Longwood Professional Book

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A comprehensive reference that provides an individualistic approach to child treatment which allows the integration of therapies in order to fit the needs of each particular child. It emphasizes the basic processes of change, relates diagnosis to treatment choice, shows how the therapist goes about integrating treatments for children, and details how the therapist can use an appropriate form of treatment. It also shows the use of the heuristic approach to treatment as a means to bringing a child to question and wonder about their emotions, cognitions, and behaviors and become more open to change. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)