Comprehensive Handbook of Psychotherapy. Interpersonal/Humanistic/Existential. Volume 3

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  • 768 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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In this volume, theoretical frames, modalities, and applications are examined for Interpersonal/Humanistic/Existential psychotherapy. Topics range from "Culturally Sensitive Psychotherapy with Children" to "Spiritually Sensitive Therapy" and "Existential Treatment with HIV/AIDS clients."
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Foreword (Ivan Boszormenyi–Nagy).

Preface (Florence W. Kaslow).


Chapter 1. Structural Family Therapy: An Elaboration of Theory and Practice (C. Wayne Jones and Marion Lindblad–Goldberg).

Chapter 2. The Central Role of Culture: Working with Asian Children and Families (Christine M. Chao).

Chapter 3. Play in Therapy with Abused Children (Eliana Gil).

Chapter 4. Existential/Experiential Approaches to Child and Family Psychotherapy (Volker Thomas).

Chapter 5. A Biopsychosocial Approach to Play Therapy with Maltreated Children (Laura Palmer, Anne R. Farrar and Nouriman Ghahary).


Chapter 6. Solution–Focused Brief Therapy with Adolescents (Joel K. Simon and Insoo Kim Berg).

Chapter 7. An Integrative Approach to Assessment and Intervention with Adolescents of Color (Arpana G. Inman, Kwamia N. Rawls, Marisol M. Meza and Andraé L. Brown).

Chapter 8. Adlerian Therapy: A Century of Tradition and Research (Robert Sherman and Anselm Nwaorgu).

Chapter 9. School–Based Community Family Therapy for Adolescents at Risk (Norbert A. Wetzel and Hinda Winawer).


Chapter 10. A Relational–Cultural Perspective in Therapy (Judith V. Jordan).

Chapter 11. Existential/Humanistic Psychotherapy (Paul E. Bracke and James F. T. Bugental).

Chapter 12. Spiritually–Sensitive Psychotherapy (Harry J. Aponte).

Chapter 13. Existential Treatment with HIV/AIDS Clients (Eugene W. Farber).

Chapter 14. Logotherapy (Elisabeth Lukas and Bianca Zwang Hirsch).


Chapter 15. Couple Therapy as Transforming Process: Reflections on Couples Stories (Maurizio Andolfi, (Joseph Kabali, Translator).

Chapter 16. Existential Dilemmas and Skill Building in Couple Therapy (Adriana Balaguer Dunn).

Chapter 17. Resilience and Human Rights Activism in Women′s Life Stories (Pilar Hernández and Janine Roberts).

Chapter 18. Redecision Family Therapy (Vann S. Joines).

Chapter 19. Contextual Therapy (Catherine Ducommun–Nagy).

Chapter 20. Systems as Interconnecting Social–Psychological Processes: Existential Foundations of Families (Robert F. Massey).


Chapter 21. Psychodrama (Alan Jacobs).

Chapter 22. Transactional Analysis (Robert F. Massey, Gordon Hewitt and Carlo Moiso).

Chapter 23. Body–Centered Psychotherapy (William F. Cornell).

Chapter 24. Biopsychosocial and Spiritual Treatment of Trauma (Anie Kalayjian).


Chapter 25. International Perspectives on Professional Ethics (Marilyn Peterson Armour, Ingeborg Haug, with Dorothy Becvar, Helen Braun, Mony Elkaim, Shibusawa Fazuko and Augustine Nwoye).

Chapter 26. An Interpersonal–Systemic and Developmental Approach to Supervision (Sharon Davis Massey and Linda Combs).

Chapter 27. Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Existential Psychotherapies: Review and Synthesis (Sharon Davis Massey).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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Florence W. Kaslow, PhD, ABPP, is director of the Florida Couples and Family Institute and president of the Kaslow Associates in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. She is also a visiting professor of medical psychology in psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center (Durham, North Carolina) and a visiting professor of psychology at Florida Institute of Technology. Dr. Kaslow is editor or author of 22 books, over 50 book chapters, and more than 160 articles in the professional literature.

Robert F. Massey, PhD, is a professor and director of the Marriage and Family MS, EdS, and PhD programs in the Department of Professional Psychology and Family Therapy at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. He is an approved supervisor in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy and a certified transactional analyst. He writes on and researches integrative systems thinking, couple and family relationships, personality theories, and spirituality in contexts.

Sharon Davis Massey, PhD, is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an approve supervisor in the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. She supervises the clinical work of university students and is an adjunct professor in the marriage and family programs at Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey. Her professional interests center around the development of humans within their evolving contexts, supervision from an interpersonal–systemic frame of reference, and human ways to knowing.

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