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Introduction to Psychotherapy: Common Clinical Wisdom (2nd Edition)

Introduction to Psychotherapy: Common Clinical Wisdom (2nd Edition)
Author: Randolph B. Pipes - Donna S. Davenport
ISBN 13: 9780205292523
ISBN 10: 205292526
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1998-11-06
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 400
List Price: $198.60

This comprehensive book is built on a scholarly foundation and combines an integrative perspective with practical suggestions about psychotherapy. It emphasizes the elements of counseling which are common to many theoretical orientations, sometimes referred to as "clinical wisdom." Chapters new to this edition are Multicultural Counseling; a new overview of Brief Therapy; expanded coverage of ethical and legal issues, and completely revised and updated references. For counselors in psychology and psychotherapy.


An introductory text for psychotherapy and counseling practica in graduate training programs. Does not discuss specific disorders or special populations. Topics covered include client fears, mistakes therapists make, questions beginning therapists ask. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)