Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy

Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy

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This is comprehensive guide to the specific modality of supportive psychotherapy by three experienced clinicians. It documents the wide applicability of supportive psychotherapy, beyond its usual confines of patients in crisis or with chronic mental or physical illness. It presents in a clear and concise fashion the background and techniques of supportive psychotherapy, and illustrates this information with useful case examples. The authors also present the various modifications that must be made to meet individual needs.However, this process must be used judiciously, particularly in patients with poor reality testing or poor self-control. ... Others believe that the patient must be confronted with behaviors and self concepts that he or she finds unacceptable or hasanbsp;...

Title:Clinical Manual of Supportive Psychotherapy
Author:Peter N. Novalis, Stephen J. Rojcewicz, Roger Peele
Publisher:American Psychiatric Pub - 1993


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