Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies: Contemporary Approaches to Theory and Practice

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 28, 2012 - Psychology - 528 pages
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"Jay Lebow has done a masterful job in presenting a lucidoverview of the leading theories of psychotherapy, strategies ofchange, and intervention techniques at the forefront of the field.This outstanding volume is a must-read for seasoned clinicians andtrainees alike."
—Froma Walsh, Mose & Sylvia Firestone Professor in theSchool of Social Service Administration, Professor of Psychiatry inthe Pritzker School of Medicine, and Codirector of Center forFamily Health, The University of Chicago

"This book provides a well-written, up-to-date survey of thetheories and practices of psychotherapy that have stood the test oftime and seem to be here to stay. A great strength is the chapterauthors' inclusion of the evidence for each approach, sinceEvidence-Based Practice truly is a hallmark of the twenty-firstcentury. This outstanding resource will enable readers to bothunderstand and implement therapy."
—Ronald F. Levant, EdD, ABPP, Dean and Professor ofPsychology, University of Akron, and 2005 President, AmericanPsychological Association

"Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies offers a remarkablycomprehensive, up-to-date, and scholarly examination of thedominant approaches to therapy. Written by leading and articulateexperts in each intervention model, this book draws together themost forward-thinking perspectives in individual, group, andcouples/family therapy. This will be a treasured reference tonovice and experienced clinicians alike, and I expect it to be amuch-consulted companion to professionals for many years tocome."
—Nadine J. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, Professor and ChiefPsychologist, Emory University School of Medicine at Grady HealthSystem

Twenty-First Century Psychotherapies provides thoroughcoverage of the methods of psychotherapy now held in the highestregard, both for the quality of the research evidence behind themand for their effectiveness with a variety of treatment populationsand treatment settings.


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Contributors List
Behavior Therapy
Cognitive Therapy
Key References for Case Studies
Experiential Therapy
Mindfulness and AcceptanceBased Therapy
Feminist Therapy
Couple and Family Therapy
Culture and Gender
Group Therapy
Web and Training Resources
Integrative Therapy
Technical Eclecticism and Multimodal Therapy

PostmodernPoststructuralist Therapies
Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Existential Psychotherapy
Description of a Specific Approach to Treatment
Common Factors in Psychotherapy
Author Index
Subject Index

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About the author (2012)

Jay L. Lebow, PhD, is senior therapist and research consultant at the Family Institute at Northwestern University and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Northwestern University. He has served as editor of The Handbook of Clinical Family Therapy and the Integrative/Eclectic volume of the Comprehensive Handbook of Psychotherapy (both published by Wiley) and is past president of APA's Division of Family Psychology.

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