Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice
A Narrative Framework
By (author) Digby Tantam
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Psychotherapy and Counselling in Practice by Digby Tantam
Book DescriptionThe many different therapeutic models in use today can lead to blind spots in clinical practice. This important and timely book gives a balanced synthesis, based on actual cases, evidence, practice and experience, to describe the process of psychotherapy and identify the fundamental elements that lead to good outcome across all its schools. In the course of developing a consistently reliable, effective, practical psychotherapy, Digby Tantam pinpoints four essential principles: addressing the person's concerns; taking into account their values and personal morality; recognizing the role of emotions; and binding it all into a narrative treatment for symptom relief, resolution of predicaments, release from addiction or sexual problems, and finding happiness through intimacy. This book is essential reading for psychiatrists or clinical psychologists looking for a straightforward framework for short-term psychotherapy and anyone working long-term with patients using a psychotherapy model.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521479639
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 11-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Digby Tantam
Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health, Paperback (September 2014)
In this unique text, Digby Tantam brings together the many different professional and theoretical perspectives of well-being, unpacking the complexities of each to help students understand what well-being means in their chosen field.
Autism Spectrum Disorders Through the Life Span, Paperback (September 2012)
This book contains the latest research on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and support of individuals with ASD, and examines their implications at various stages of life. A wide range of neurological, genetic, psychological, developmental, social, and emotional issues are covered.
Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?, Hardback (April 2009)
Tantam explores current theories on nonverbal communication and how it shapes social behaviour, and the evidence for it being impaired in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). He shows how knowledge of this difference can be used to overcome some of the impairments in nonverbal communication in people with ASD.
Understanding Repeated Self-injury, Hardback (March 2009)» View all books by Digby Tantam
Informative and insightful, this book explores the nature of self-injury and the experience of those who injure themselves. Covering psychological and physical aspects, the text draws on research, theory and the authors' clinical experience to present a unifying model for practice. This is an essential resource for all health care professionals.
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Author Biography - Digby Tantam
DOB 15 March 1948 Co-director, Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation About 100 papers in psychology, psychotherapy, medical, psychiatry journals. Two co-authored books, five edited books. Previously Professor of Psychotherapy at the University of Warwick, and Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Manchester. Degrees in medicine, maths and philosophy, animal physiology. Long-standing interest in brief psychotherapy, non-verbal communication and Asperger syndrome. Previous Chair of United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and University Psychotherapy and Counselling Association. Professional associations/learned bodies Fellow, Royal College of Psychiatrists Associate Member, British Psychological Society Member, British Association of Counselling Registrar, European Association of Psychotherapy Member, North West Institute of Dynamic Psychotherapy British Medical Association International Society for the Study of Emotions Universities Psychotherapy Association
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