Master therapists Michael Yapko, Albert Ellis, Stephen Lankton, Susan Johnson, Pat Love, Michael Mahoney, Peggy Papp, Frank Pittman, Scott Miller, Arnold Lazarus, William Glasser, and others present their most rewarding cases with the authors and talk about what has defined their outstanding contributions, how their therapy really works, and the seminal cases that have gone into shaping their ideas.
AT PERSONAL RISK: Boundary Violations in Professional... S$33
Marilyn R. Peterson
208 pages, Hardcover, ISBN 9780393701388
Throughout the book, clients share their stories of violations—sometimes blatant, often subtle—in relationships. These vignettes, along with Peterson’s engaging style, transform ethics from dry, abstract, and theoretical principles to vital struggles to understand and appropriately manage power with clients.
AWAKENING CLINICAL INTUITION S$45
256 pages, Paperback ISBN 9780393708684
Here, Marks-Tarlow walks through a series of exercises to help therapists at all levels of experience hone their sensitivity to their non-conscious resources and apply intuition effectively in therapy. With exercises in breathing, mindfulness, meditation, play, perspective-building, and much more, Awakening Clinical Intuition is a practical workbook for getting in touch with right-brain, embodied responses to psychotherapy.
CLINICAL PEARLS OF WISDOM S$35
Michael Kerman (editor), 288 pages, Paperback ISBN 9780393705874
Represented in this collection is the “take-away” message from some of the most popular conference presenters active in the field today. It covers a rich range of perspectives on the most common presenting problems: depression, trauma, anxiety, grief, couples issues, and child and adolescent difficulties. Each entry follows a similar 3-part format: three pearls, case example, and finally remarks about the process using the approach.
ESCAPE FROM BABEL: Toward a Unifying Language for... S$42
Barry L. Duncan, Mark A. Hubble & Scott D. Miller, ISBN 9780393702194
256 pages, Paperback
While "psychotherapy" has been busily dividing into hundreds of different models, research shows that it doesn't really matter which approach you use. Yet there are some factors, across models, that do matter. The authors want readers to shake their allegiance to masters and models and focus on the basics of relationship, hope, and a plan for the future.
HELP FOR THE HELPER S$40
Babette Rothschild with Marjorie Rand, ISBN 9780393704228
272 pages, Hardcover
Therapist burnout is a pressing issue, and self-care is possible only when therapists actively help themselves. The authors examine the literature from neurobiology, social psychology, and folk psychology in order to explain how therapists suffer from an excess of empathy for their clients, and then they present strategies for dealing with burnout and stress.
THE MAKING OF A THERAPIST S$38
Louis Cozolino, 240 pages, Hardcover ISBN 9780393704242
Cozolino provides a unique look inside the mind and heart of an experienced therapist. Readers will find an exciting and privileged window into the experience of the therapist who, like themselves, is just starting out. In addition, The Making of a Therapist contains the practical advice, common-sense wisdom, and self-disclosure that practicing professionals have found to be the most helpful during their own training.
PSYCHOTHERAPY WITH "IMPOSSIBLE CASES" S$45
Barry L. Duncan, Mark A. Hubble & Scott D. Miller
240 pages, Paperback
This book, a companion to the authors' Escape from Babel, describes therapy with a number of patients who had defeated numerous clinicians and become "veterans" of the system. Using a flexible approach that emphasizes relationship, hope, and a plan for the future, the authors turn these cases around, setting the clients on a path of independence and health.
THE PRESENT MOMENT IN PSYCHOTHERAPY &... S$45
Daniel N. Stern, 320 pages, Hardcover ISBN 9780393704297
Certain moments of shared immediate experience, such as a knowing glance across a dinner table, are paradigmatic of what Stern shows to be the core of human experience, the 3 to 5 seconds he identifies as 'the present moment.' By placing the present moment at the center of psychotherapy, Stern alters our ideas about how therapeutic change occurs, and about what is significant in therapy.
THE HEAT OF THE MOMENT IN TREATMENT S$40
Mitch Abblett, 368 pages, Paperback ISBN 9780393708318
This book help clinicians move beyond assumptions and reactive impulses to their “difficult” clients. Readers will gain proactive clinical leadership skills, while learning how to expand mindful awareness of self and others to access compassion and empathy for any client—even when the “heat” of moment-to-moment interaction in session is hard to tolerate.