Expectation Therapy

Mastering Your Expectations
Author: Art Costello
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1504355520
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 122
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What if you could revolutionize your life from top to bottom by altering your mindset in just one way? Art costello has the answer and it's quite simple: mastering your expectations. Through improved understanding of expectations and their bearing on every facte of life, you can expect: -increased creativity and productivity -boosted confidence -improved human interaction -the ability to steer the course of your future! Costello speaks conversationally and candidly about his own experiences and how they inspired him to pioneer the original concepts in this book. He explains that expectations are not just a word, but a framework for living. When you operate through faith and not fear, you create higher expectations and create self-fulfilling prophesies for the life you have always wanted. It's simple but life changing!

Battling the Inner Dummy

The Craziness of Apparently Normal People
Author: David L. Weiner
Publisher: Prometheus Books
ISBN: 1615923586
Category: Psychology
Page: 466
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From the sexcapades of Bill Clinton to the unbelievable story of Hugh Grant and the prostitute; from the 15-year-old who weighs only 82 pounds but believes she's obese, to the professor who screams profanities at other drivers in snarled traffic--we wonder out loud, "What are they thinking?!" What drives so many apparently normal, intelligent people to act irrationally, harming themselves and others? According to Sigmund Freud, such behavior may be caused by the "id," our built-in mental invitation to everything from dangerous fun to horrendous acts of irrationality. For popular psychology writer David Weiner, "id" stands for "Inner Dummy," the part of the brain that we must come to understand if we are ever to know why we do foolish, irrational, and compulsive things. Drawing on the groundbreaking theories of evolutionary psychology, Battling the Inner Dummy localizes the source of our irrationality in the limbic id-the most primitive part of our brain that endlessly thirsts for status, sex, territory, nurturance, and survival. "We become captured by these drives," Weiner says. "By understanding our Inner Dummy, we can avoid disasters in our own lives." Along with sound advice from clinical psychiatrist Dr. Gilbert Hefter on how to handle our own Inner Dummies with built-in rewards and punishments, Weiner brilliantly interweaves delightful, imagined conversations with Freud and staffers at a mythical advertising agency, who have been given the assignment of communicating the nature of the id's irrationalities to the general public (e.g., t-shirts that say, "Would someone please fix my Inner Dummy before I fall in love with another idiot?" and a bathroom scale that allows you to weigh eight pounds less each time you use it). This inviting, humorous romp with Inner Dummies who have made the news illustrates how we can apply "ID prevention" in our daily lives and includes all the major strategies science and medicine have developed over the years to counter Inner Dummies that threaten our well-being. See how well you're handling your own inner dummy by taking the quizzes at www.innerdummy.com.

Science and Pseudoscience in Clinical Psychology, Second Edition


Author: Scott O. Lilienfeld,Steven Jay Lynn,Jeffrey M. Lohr
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462517897
Category: Psychology
Page: 548
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This valued resource helps practitioners and students evaluate the merits of popular yet controversial practices in clinical psychology and allied fields, and base treatment decisions on the best available research. Leading authorities review widely used therapies for a range of child, adolescent, and adult disorders, differentiating between those that can stand up to the rigors of science and those that cannot. Questionable assessment and diagnostic techniques and self-help models are also examined. The volume provides essential skills for thinking critically as a practitioner, evaluating the validity of scientific claims, and steering clear of treatments that are ineffective or even harmful. New to This Edition *Reflects the significant growth of evidence-based practices in the last decade. *Updated throughout with the latest treatment research. *Chapter on attachment therapy. *Chapter on controversial interventions for child and adolescent antisocial behavior. *Addresses changes in DSM-5.

Expectation

The very brief therapy book
Author: Rubin Battino
Publisher: Crown House Publishing
ISBN: 1845906039
Category: Psychology
Page: 208
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It is the author's contention that creating an environment where the client expects change is the foundation of doing effective very brief therapy. His own private practice is one where he rarely sees clients more than one or two times. Clients know in advance that this is the way that he works, and so their expectation is that during this session they are going to get down to the hard stuff. This means working as if each session were the last one. So, this book is about all of the things that are designed to work in a single-session mode.

Choosing a Psychotherapist

A Guide to Navigating the Mental Health Maze
Author: Matthew S. Zimmerman,Donna Volpe Strouse
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595219101
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 148
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The process of choosing a counselor or psychotherapist can be a daunting task due to the massive amount of information that exists and the use of psychological terms that can be confusing. Choosing a Psychotherapist: A Guide to Navigating the Mental Health Maze simplifies this process and equips you with the information necessary to select a therapist that will best meet your needs. Topics including training, credentialing, therapeutic approach and subspecialty areas are clearly addressed to make your choice easy and less time-consuming. Forms are provided for you to use while interviewing prospective psychotherapists, as well as brief questionnaires that will assist you in finding the best match. Choosing a Psychotherapist: A Guide to Navigating the Mental Health Maze will enable you to make informed decisions when beginning your journey to improved psychological health and well-being.

Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant - E-Book


Author: Gary A. Shankman,Robert C. Manske
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291597
Category: Medical
Page: 536
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Designed to meet the unique needs of physical therapist assistants, Fundamental Orthopedic Management for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 3rd Edition focuses on critical thinking and helps you apply fundamental orthopedic principles in physical therapy interventions. Clear explanations cover basic concepts such as the PTA's role in physical assessment of flexibility, strength, endurance, and balance, along with the specifics of tissue healing; medications; gait and joint mobilization; and an introduction to biomechanics. It also describes the application of therapeutic interventions for many orthopedic conditions by region and affliction. Edited by two experienced clinicians, Gary A. Shankman and Robert C. Manske, and written by contributors who are experts in their respective fields, this is your one-stop source for PTA practice in orthopedics.

No-talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents


Author: Martha B. Straus
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393702866
Category: Psychology
Page: 242
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An innovative approach to treatment of young clients who won't or can't respond to conversation-based therapy. Weaving practical, hands-on ideas with theory and research about child development, child treatment, and the therapeutic relationship, this book describes an innovative approach to treatment of children and adolescents who won't or can't respond to traditional, conversation-based therapy. Within an interpersonal and developmental framework, Martha Straus spells out the deceptively simple goals of no-talk therapy: someone to be close to, and something to be proud of. As Straus demonstrates in her case examples, no-talk children fit many diagnostic pictures. Many start out hesitant about the whole enterprise of therapy, and a few remain intractably detached despite the therapist's best efforts to engage them. For some, the interpersonal requirements of problem-talk or play therapy are well beyond their developmental level. Others may have an abundance of talking and playing skills and be determined not to use them. Most have had lives that are unspeakably hard. Ironically, traditional therapy, with its most fundamental purpose of helping children feel better, is painfully uncomfortable for no-talk children and adolescents. For these children, therapists need an entirely new clinical language, one that doesn't depend on words.Through empathy and respect, games, activities, community involvement, a circle of adults, and little pleasures, this approach emphasizes individual connection, competence, and creativity. Going beyond other methods, no-talk therapy begins to provide these anxious, sullen, enraged, and confused kids with the self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-awareness to develop a voice of their own. Straus opens for readers a huge grab bag of gimmicks, gadgets, and games, from which to draw resources appropriate to every no-talk occasion. Most of all, she offers herself as an engaged, creative, fallible, caring therapist who hears the pain--and the strengths--in the silence.

Geriatric Physical Therapy - eBook


Author: Andrew A. Guccione,Dale Avers,Rita Wong
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323072410
Category: Medical
Page: 624
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Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew Guccione, Rita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in function, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging. Chapters emphasize evidence-based content that clinicians can use throughout the patient management process. Six new chapters include: Exercise Prescription, Older Adults and Their Families, Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life. Clinically accurate and relevant while at the same time exploring theory and rationale for evidence-based practice, it’s perfect for students and practicing clinicians. It’s also an excellent study aid for the Geriatric Physical Therapy Specialization exam. Comprehensive coverage provides all the foundational knowledge needed for effective management of geriatric disorders. Content is written and reviewed by leading experts in the field to ensure information is authoritative, comprehensive, current, and clinically accurate. A highly readable writing style and consistent organization make it easy to understand difficult concepts. Tables and boxes organize and summarize important information and highlight key points for quick reference. A well-referenced and scientific approach provides the depth to understand processes and procedures. Theory mixed with real case examples show how concepts apply to practice and help you enhance clinical decision-making skills. Standard APTA terminology familiarizes you with terms used in practice. A new chapter, Exercise Prescription, highlights evidence-based exercise prescription and the role of physical activity and exercise on the aging process. A new chapter, Older Adults and Their Families, helps physical therapists understand the role spouses/partners and adult children can play in rehabilitation, from providing emotional support to assisting with exercise programs and other daily living activities. New chapters on Impaired Joint Mobility, Impaired Motor Control, Home-based Service Delivery, and Hospice and End of Life expand coverage of established and emerging topics in physical therapy. Incorporates two conceptual models: the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, and the International Classification of Function, Disability, and Health (ICF) of the World Health Organization (WHO) with an emphasis on enabling function and enhancing participation rather than concentrating on dysfunction and disability A companion Evolve website includes all references linked to MEDLINE as well as helpful links to other relevant websites.

Family Therapy

100 Key Points and Techniques
Author: Mark Rivett,Eddy Street
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134129394
Category: Psychology
Page: 328
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Family therapy is increasingly recognised as one of the evidence based psychotherapies. In contemporary therapeutic practice, family therapy is helpful across the age span and for distress caused by family conflict, trauma and mental health difficulties. Because of this, many psychotherapists integrate elements of family therapy within their approaches. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques provides a concise and jargon-free guide to 100 of the fundamental ideas and techniques of this approach. Divided into helpful sections, it covers: Family therapy theory Essential family therapy practice Using family therapy techniques Common challenges in family therapy Contemporary debates and issues Self issues for family therapists. Family Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques is an invaluable resource for psychotherapists and counsellors in training and in practice. As well as appealing to established family therapists, this latest addition to the 100 Key Points series will also find an audience with other mental health professionals working with families and interested in learning more about family therapy techniques.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Cupping Therapy


Author: Ilkay Z. Chirali
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702058343
Category: Medical
Page: 372
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This new edition explores and describes techniques of cupping in the context of TCM theory. It provides a clear and detailed set of practical guidelines to applying this technique for various common conditions, and looks closely at issues of safety, expectation and theoretical principles of action. This new edition includes new scientific research on cupping therapy and the effect on the immune system as well as new material on muscular pain, stress management and cupping therapy and sports medicine. A dedicated website complements the text with video clips showing the eleven methods of cupping therapy. DVD containing 12 video clips showing the use of cupping in practice. Unique scienfitic research on cupping therapy and the effect on the immune system. LI>16 page colour plate section containing 63 halftones. New page layout including new features. Thoroughly revised and updated throughout with more details allocated to individual treatment and methods. LI>New material on muscular pain, stress management and cupping therapy and sports medicine.

Short-Term Treatment in Occupational Therapy


Author: Kathy Kaplan,Diane Gibson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317735374
Category: Medical
Page: 126
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This volume discusses prime topics relevant to the practice of short -term psychiatric occupational therapy.

International Handbook of Behavior Modification and Therapy


Author: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen,Alan E. Kazdin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461572754
Category: Psychology
Page: 1052
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The rapid growth of behavior therapy over the past 20 years has been well doc umented. Yet the geometric expansion of the field has been so great that it deserves to be recounted. We all received our graduate training in the mid to late 1960s. Courses in behavior therapy were then a rarity. Behavioral training was based more on informal tutorials than on systematic programs of study. The behavioral literature was so circumscribed that it could be easily mastered in a few months of study. A mere half-dozen books (by Wolpe, Lazarus, Eysenck, Ullmann, and Krasner) more-or-Iess comprised the behavioral library in the mid- 1960s. Semirial works by Ayllon and Azrin, Bandura, Franks, and Kanfer in 1968 and 1969 made it only slightly more difficult to survey the field. Keeping abreast of new developments was not very difficult, as Behaviour Research and Therapy and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis were the only regular outlets for behavioral articles until the end of the decade, when Behavior Therapy and Be havior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry first appeared. We are too young to be maudlin, but "Oh for the good old days!" One of us did a quick survey of his bookshelves and stopped counting books with behavior or behavioral in the titles when he reached 100. There were at least half again as many behavioral books without those words in the title.

Using Textile Arts and Handcrafts in Therapy with Women

Weaving Lives Back Together
Author: Ann Collier
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857003379
Category: Psychology
Page: 272
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Art-making with fabrics and fibers is a natural and creative method of self-expression and can enrich the healing process. This book is a complete guide to using textiles in therapy with female clients. Reviewing the role of textile-based handcrafts in the lives of women today, and integrating the life issues they face with the therapeutic making of fiber art, the book covers everything from the psychology of this therapeutic approach to how to carry it out effectively with a wide range of clients. Specific techniques and suggestions for practice are provided, alongside chapters on expressive writing, guided imagery, and cross-cultural applications of therapy. This innovative book will be a useful tool for therapists, students, artists looking to build on self-exploration, and anybody else interested in the therapeutic benefits that art-making with textiles can bring about.

Cognitive-behavioral Therapy for Impulsive Children


Author: Philip C. Kendall,Lauren Braswell
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898620139
Category: Psychology
Page: 239
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Kendall and Braswell have designed and developed specific procedures that can improve children's self-control and reduce their impulsivity. In this second edition, the authors both expand and focus the application of their program, involving parents and teachers to a greater extent, making greater use of hands-on workbook materials, and adapting and implementing procedures for children with a wide range of behavior problems linked to impulsivity. The present edition also provides, in greater detail, descriptions of treatment strategies, in'session therapy materials, case examples, and illustrative transcripts. This book will be of great value to child and family psychologists, social workers, educators, and psychiatrists, as well as parents, pediatricians, classroom teachers, and others who frequently encounter impulsive children. This book also serves as an excellent ancillary text for courses in clinical child psychology, school psychology, educational interventions, applied developmental psychology, and other mental health related classes.

Feminist Therapy Theory and Practice

A Contemporary Perspective
Author: Mary Ballou, PhD, ABPP,Marcia Hill, EdD,Carolyn West, PhD
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826119582
Category: Social Science
Page: 224
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"In this latest volume to emerge from the work of the Feminist Therapy Institute, Ballou, Hill, West, and their contributors have done a powerful job of explicating current themes in feminist therapy practice, with a lovely balance of theory and application. The careful attention to the economic and social demands of the current political climate and their impact on feminist practice is particularly valuable for advancing feminist analysis of the role of psychotherapy in social transformation." --Laura S. Brown, Ph.D. ABPP, Director, Fremont Community Therapy Project Seattle, WA "In the twenty-plus years since the original Handbook of Feminist Therapy was published, members of the Feminist Therapy Institute and other forward-thinking professionals have continued to push and prod-both themselves and mainstream therapists-to examine the underpinnings of the psychotherapy endeavor. In this volume, the editors and contributors present an organized overview of the most up-to-date thinking about feminist therapy and draw attention to the alliance between feminist therapy and multicultural counseling, critical theory, and liberation psychology. Whereas most mainstream therapy models have progressed beyond a view of the therapist as an objective agent, they generally do not provide a model for understanding the therapist's and, for that matter, the client's beliefs, experiences, and world view. The contextual ecological feminist model explicated here articulates a means of examining the contextual and ecological elements of person's worlds. "The authors of this volume have nicely illustrated feminist therapy's key tenets-to illuminate the multiple spheres of influence in clients' lives, to empower clients as well as ameliorate their distress, to appreciate the linkages among sociostructural, cultural and relational influences, and to work for social justice-in well-drawn theoretical explanations and carefully detailed case examples that bring us to the cutting edge of contemporary feminist therapy." --Maryka Biaggio, PhD Psychologist, Consultant, and Writer, Portland, Oregon

Play Therapy

The Art of the Relationship
Author: Garry L. Landreth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135451230
Category: Psychology
Page: 432
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Play Therapy, Second Edition, is a thorough update to the 1991 first edition best-selling book, the most widely used text for play therapy courses. It refreshes the history and development in play therapy including results of research done in the past 10 years. A new chapter is included on current issues and special populations relevant to the development of play therapy. The author presents very readable descriptions of play and the history of play therapy; child and therapist characteristics; play room set-up and materials; working with parents; and a number of helpful and interesting case descriptions.

Hormone Replacement Therapy


Author: A. Wayne Meikle
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1592597009
Category: Medical
Page: 439
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A. Wayne Meikle and a distinguished panel of expert clinicians bring to bear their extensive knowledge and experience in managing adults and children undergoing hormone replacement therapy for the pituitary, parathyroid, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, and gonads. Emphasizing proper patient management, the book provides to specialists and general practitioners alike time-tested, cutting-edge guidelines on the use, monitoring, and dosage of hormone therapeutics in the treatment of disorders of endocrine function, while giving an exhaustive analysis of each therapy. Comprehensive and eminently practical, Hormone Replacement Therapy captures the most recent advances in hormone replacement therapeutics and is certain to serve endocrinologists, gynecologists, pediatricians, urologists, internists, and family practitioners as today's standard reference for managing and monitoring their patients.

The Use of Self in Therapy


Author: Michele Baldwin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135123853
Category: Psychology
Page: 264
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One of the most powerful factors in therapy is that it involves the intensive relationship between two (or more) human beings. The issues of transparency and self-disclosure therefore become important concerns for therapists; how can they use themselves effectively in their work without transgressing on professional regulations? These issues and concerns are addressed in this new edition of The Use of Self in Therapy by experienced therapists, who share their own wisdom, research, and experiences in valuable ways. Disregarding methodology or approach, the authors demonstrate how to train and develop the self and person of the therapist as a powerful adjunct to successful therapy. They enable practitioners to become more effective in helping their clients to realize and regain their own powers of healing and healthy recovery. This 3rd edition also examines the impact of increasing professional regulation, as well as the impact of the internet and social media on the conduct of therapy. Also new to this edition are discussions of how therapists can use themselves in cultures that are less individually-oriented. This book is a valuable addition to any therapist’s library and therapy supervisor’s teaching arsenal.

The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy

Experiential teaching and learning for students and practitioners
Author: Susan Hogan,Annette M. Coulter
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317909119
Category: Psychology
Page: 256
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The Introductory Guide to Art Therapy provides a comprehensive and accessible text for art therapy trainees. Susan Hogan and Annette M. Coulter here use their combined clinical experience to present theories, philosophies and methods of working clearly and effectively. The authors cover multiple aspects of art therapy in this overview of practice, from working with children, couples, families and offenders to the role of supervision and the effective use of space. The book addresses work with diverse groups and includes a glossary of key terms, ensuring that complex terminology and theories are clear and easy to follow. Professional and ethical issues are explored from an international perspective and careful attention is paid to the explanation and definition of key terms and concepts. Accessibly written and free from jargon, Hogan and Coulter provide a detailed overview of the benefits and possibilities of art therapy. This book will be an indispensable introductory guide for prospective students, art therapy trainees, teachers, would-be teachers and therapy practitioners. The text will also be of interest to counsellors and other allied health professionals who are interested in the use of visual methods.