Psychotherapy
Maximizing Effectiveness in Dynamic Psychotherapy
By Patricia Coughlin
Review by Sebastian Petzolt, DPhil on Tue, May 16th 2017.
 Maximizing Effectiveness in Dynamic Psychotherapy by Patricia CoughlinWith her Maximizing Effectiveness in Dynamic Psychotherapy (MEDP), Patricia Coughlin presents an ambitious attempt both to illustrate and justify the practice of short-term dynamic therapy. Integrating research and technique, the volume instructs the reader in a number of clinical skills and presents the empirical evidence that supports their efficacy. As such, MEDP is a comprehensive guide to short-term dynamic therapy, teaching its readers both how and why it works. That said, the book addresses few of the theoretical questions it raises. Throughout MEDP, Coughlin references Intensive Short
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Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy
Mindfulness-Based Practices for Healing and Transformation
By Tim Desmond
Review by Kamuran Elbeyoğlu on Tue, Jan 3rd 2017.
Since the appearance of Mindfulness-Based Treatment Approaches:  Clinician’s Guide to Evidence Base and Applications, which is the first book to appear in Western literature on mindfulness-based therapy approaches, there have been increasing interest among therapists, who wish to integrate mindfulness into their therapeutic approaches. Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy: Mindfulness-Based Practices for Healing and Transformation by Tim Desmond is a compelling example in this trend as it offers a fascinating approach into the heart of both mindfulness and psychotherapy. Tim Desm
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 Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy by Tim Desmond

Logotherapy and Existential Analysis
Proceedings of the Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna, Volume 1
By Alexander BatthyŠny (Editor)
Review by Sharon Packer, MD on Tue, Dec 13th 2016.
Logotherapy and Existential Analysis by  Alexander BatthyŠny (Editor)In these days of online ordering, we have learned to brace ourselves for small and unimpressive packages that substitute for life-sized website offerings that we thought we had ordered. Just the opposite occurred when Alexander Batthyány's edited collection on Logotherapy and Existential Analysis: Proceedings of the Viktor Frankl Institute Vienna arrived. This book is far, far more than I imagined and I heartily recommend it to a wide range of readers.             I had expected a modest magazine-sized journal, with updates about logoth
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Healing the Heart and Mind with Mindfulness
Ancient Path, Present Moment
By Malcolm Huxter
Review by Lee David Perlman on Tue, Jun 28th 2016.
Healing the Heart and Mind with Mindfulness seems intended to be a practical course of study, which applies the theory and practice of Buddhism to modern psychological dilemmas.  It is meant, I think, not so much to be 'read' as to be employed.  Itis a useful book.  I found myself putting it to use almost immediately, and experienced changes in my own attitudes and approach to the world as I read through it and put it into practice.  The book is inspiring, not so much in the writing style which, while it occasionally contains inspirational flourishes (especially in the guid
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Healing the Heart and Mind with Mindfulness by Malcolm Huxter

Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy
Mindfulness-Based Practices for Healing and Transformation
By Tim Desmond
Review by Kamuran Elbeyoğlu on Tue, Apr 12th 2016.
Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy by Tim Desmond Self-Compassion in Psychotherapy as the subtitle of the book Mindfulness-Based Practices for Healing and Transformation, integrates traditional Buddhist teachings and mindfulness with psychotherapy. Tim Desmond, as himself a skilled clinician and also a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh attempts to increase therapeutic effectiveness by combining self-compassion with relationship-based, individual therapy. Tim Desmond brings together findings from different sciences such as cognitive neuroscience, neurobiology, positive psychology and psychotherapy outcome research with traditional mindfuln
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The Therapeutic "Aha!"
10 Strategies for Getting Your Clients Unstuck
By Courtney Armstrong
Review by Beth Cholette, Ph.D. on Tue, Mar 15th 2016.
As a clinical psychologist who has worked in a college counseling center for over twenty years, I've definitely seen my share of "stuck" clients.  Although therapy is not necessarily meant as a quick fix, solutions-focused models of treatment have been shown to be efficacious, and thus I was curious as to whether The Therapeutic "Aha!": 10 Strategies for Getting Your Clients Unstuck might be beneficial as well.  Author Courtney Armstrong, a masters-level licensed professional counselor, describes a significant amount of research supporting her methods, which are based on Jon Connol
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The Therapeutic

The Therapist's Ultimate Solution Book
Essential Strategies, Tips & Tools to Empower Your Clients
By Judith Belmont
Review by Lynne Trevisan, D. C. on Tue, Feb 9th 2016.
The Therapist's Ultimate Solution Book by Judith BelmontClients come to therapy because they want help.  They have taken steps on their own to improve their lives but have not reached the point of fully overcoming the problems in their life.  Clients look for a relationship that is "non-judgmental [and has] unconditional regard" (Belmont, 2015, p. 4).  When there is a strong patient-therapist relationship, the patient is willing to take more steps and risks knowing they are supported (Belmont, 2015).  Belmont provides a clear outline of the book in the introduction chapter.  The chapters in the book share an introduction a
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Coping with BPD
DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder
By Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen
Review by Elin Weiss on Tue, Jan 19th 2016.
Written by Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen, Coping with BPD: DBT and CBT skills to soothe the symptoms of borderline personality disorder, is a self help book designed to help those suffering with borderline personality disorder (BPD) to deal with some of the typical challenges that people with BPD experience on a regular basis. By following some well thought out steps the authors believe that interactions with both one’s own emotions and with other people will be easier to successfully deal with in a manner that does not negatively impact the person with BPD or their relationships wi
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Coping with BPD by Blaise Aguirre and Gillian Galen

 
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