Handbook of Psychotherapy Case Formulation, Third Edition Description
This is the definitive clinical reference and course text on a critical psychotherapy skill, now in a third edition that has undergone a major revision and includes 60% new material. Leading experts in the field of major psychotherapies walk readers through the process of creating good case formulations and using them to direct personalized care.
The historical context of each case formulation approach, its conceptual framework and evidence foundation, multicultural concerns, implementation procedures, application to treatment planning and practice, and training resources are covered in chapters that follow a uniform format. Rich case material contains illustrations of finished compositions.
Here’s what you will learn in this book:
- Chapters on particular treatment methods for panic disorder, suicidality, and personality problems. Expanded case studies now demonstrate how the initial formulation shapes the entire course of therapy in addition to how it is created.
- Every chapter from a prior version has been revised or updated to take into account 15 years’ worth of developments in research, clinical practice, and training.