Interpersonal Process in Therapy: An Integrative Model

  • Interpersonal Process in Therapy: An Integrative Model

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Product Description

Therapy that effects change must authentically involve you, the therapist. Highly engaging and readable, INTERPERSONAL PROCESS IN THERAPY: AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL brings together cognitive-behavioral, family systems, and psychodynamic theories into one cohesive framework, all the while showing you practical ways to alleviate your concerns about making a "mistake". Newly revised and edited, this contemporary text features new case examples, updated references and research, clinical vignettes, and sample therapist-client dialogues, helping to bring you "in the room" with the therapist, and illustrating the interpersonal process in a clinically authentic and compelling way. This book enables you to be who you need to be in a therapeutic situation: yourself. Both scholarly and easy to use, this counseling text will be a resource you'll use again and again.


  • The book specific intervention guidelines for leveraging the therapist-client relationship to effect change to help alleviate beginning therapists' concerns about making mistakes.
  • Students will find programmatic guidelines for writing case conceptualizations/treatment plans and process notes within the interpersonal process framework.
  • Contemporary case studies develop multicultural awareness and continually demonstrate how cultural context influences case conceptualization and treatment planning.
  • The book offers in-depth coverage of the role of attachment throughout the lifespan and attachment-related affects (such as shame) in clients' presentation of symptoms and problems.