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|Creativity: Flow and the Psychology of Discovery and Invention
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Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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The classic study of the creative process from the national bestselling author of Flow
creativity is about capturing those moments that make life worth living. Legendary psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi reveals what leads to these moments—be it the excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab—so that this knowledge can be used to enrich people's lives. Drawing on nearly one hundred interviews with exceptional people, from biologists and physicists, to politicians and business leaders, to poets and artists, as well as his thirty years of research on the subject, Csikszentmihalyi uses his famous flow theory to explore the creative process. He discusses such ideas as why creative individuals are often seen as selfish and arrogant, and why the "tortured genius" is largely a myth. Most important, he explains why creativity needs to be cultivated and is necessary for the future of our country, if not the world.
|What to Do When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy (What-to-do Guides for Kids)
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Author: Jacqueline B. Toner
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Envy and its cousin, jealousy, are feeling that adults and children confront on a regular basis. But adults are able to recognize what children cannot: desires and envy come and go. Some children can struggle with envy and react negatively to the good fortune of others.
What To When It s Not Fair is designed to help children learn to cope with envy and jealousy. Children will learn to identify triggers that lead to envy and to develop alternative thoughts that can reduce envy s impact. All of the techniques are based on cognitive-behavioral principles. Includes an introduction for parents and caregivers that discusses the emotion of envy and how this book can help.
- What to Do When It s Not Fair A Kid s Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy What to Do Guides for Kids
|Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders, Fifth Edition: A Step-by-Step Treatment Manual
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This clinical reference and widely adopted text is recognized as the premier guide to understanding and treating frequently encountered psychological disorders in adults. Showcasing evidence-based psychotherapy models, the volume addresses the most pressing question asked by students and practitioners--"How do I do it?" Leading authorities present state-of-the-art information on each clinical problem and explain the conceptual and empirical bases of their respective therapeutic approaches. Procedures for assessment, case formulation, treatment planning, and intervention are described in detail. Extended case examples with session transcripts illustrate each component of treatment.
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*Incorporates treatment innovations, the latest empirical findings, and changes to diagnostic criteria in DSM-5.
*Chapter on acceptance-based treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.
*Chapter on comorbid depression and substance abuse, demonstrating a transdiagnostic approach.
*Chapter on sleep disorders.
See also Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders in Children and Adolescents, edited by Christopher A. Flessner and John C. Piacentini.
- Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders Fifth Edition A Step by Step Treatment Manual Barlow Clinical Handbook of Psychological Disorders
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Author: Lauren Rubenstein
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Gold Medal, 2013 Mom's Choice Awards
b>Silver Medal, 2014 Nautilus Awards
Beautifully descriptive prose and delightful illustrations cultivate a message of mindfulness and emotional awareness to help children fully experience the present moment. Rather than labeling or defining specific emotions and feelings, Visiting Feelings invites children to sense, explore, and befriend any feeling with acceptance and equanimity. Children can explore their emotions with their senses and nurture a sense of mindfulness. Gaining this objectivity allows space for a more considered response to the feelings. Practicing mindfulness can also enhance many aspects of well-being, help develop insight, empathy, and resiliency.
|Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
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Author: Marsha Linehan
For the average clinician, individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD) often represent the most challenging, seemingly insoluble cases. This volume is the authoritative presentation of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Marsha M. Linehan's comprehensive, integrated approach to treating individuals with BPD. DBT was the first psychotherapy shown in controlled trials to be effective with BPD. It has since been adapted and tested for a wide range of other difficult-to-treat disorders involving emotion dysregulation. While focusing on BPD, this book is essential reading for clinicians delivering DBT to any clients with complex, multiple problems.
Companion volumes: The latest developments in DBT skills training, together with essential materials for teaching the full range of mindfulness, interpersonal effectiveness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills, are presented in Linehan's DBT® Skills Training Manual, Second Edition, and DBT® Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, Second Edition. Also available: Linehan's instructive skills training videos for clients--Crisis Survival Skills: Part One, Crisis Survival Skills: Part Two, From Suffering to Freedom, This One Moment, and Opposite Action.
|EMDR Toolbox: Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation
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Author: James Knipe
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[R]eading this book has given me a whole host of new ideas about working with complex and dissociative clients... Clear and engaging, peppered with relevant case histories, this book would make an important addition to anyone's EMDR-related book collection." -- Dr. Robin Logie, EMDR UK & Ireland
This book is the first to bring together in one volume an overview of the principal issues in treatment of dissociative disorders in complex PTSD, and a description of the integration of specific EMDR-related interventions or "tools" with other psychotherapeutic treatments. These tools can significantly extend the therapeutic power of EMDR-related methods. Each intervention is examined in detail with accompanying transcripts illustrating the nuances and variations in how the intervention is applied. It is written by a highly esteemed EMDR scholar, trainer, international speaker, and author who is an EMDRIA-designated "Master Clinician."
The book discusses how the concepts and vocabulary of other models of dissociation (particularly the Theory of Structural Dissociation of the Personality, and the Internal Family Systems model) translate directly into EMDR's Adaptive Information Processing language. It presents detailed descriptions of specific EMDR-related tools that are useful in facilitating and safely accelerating therapeutic progress with clients suffering from Complex PTSD. These include such standard EMDR procedures as Trauma Processing and Resource Installation, several conceptual/cognitive/phenomenological models of dissociative personality structures and symptoms, and specific EMDR interventions for resolving dysfunctionally stored post-traumatic elements. The book will be of great value to therapists who wish to extend their use of basic EMDR with "easier" clients to using it effectively with more complex clients.
- Provides a theoretical framework to guide assessment and treatment of clients with Complex PTSD
- Serves as a "hands-on" resource for using specific EMDR procedures
- Describes each intervention in detail, illustrating the nuances and variations in different applications
- Includes specific "AIP" tools, actual therapy scripts, and client drawings
- Covers DSM-V PSTD criteria
- EMDR Toolbox Theory and Treatment of Complex PTSD and Dissociation
|Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Second Edition: Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process
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Author: Nancy McWilliams
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This acclaimed clinical guide and widely adopted text has filled a key need in the field since its original publication. Nancy McWilliams makes psychoanalytic personality theory and its implications for practice accessible to practitioners of all levels of experience. She explains major character types and demonstrates specific ways that understanding the patient's individual personality structure can influence the therapist's focus and style of intervention. Guidelines are provided for developing a systematic yet flexible diagnostic formulation and using it to inform treatment. Highly readable, the book features a wealth of illustrative clinical examples.
New to This Edition
*Reflects the ongoing development of the author's approach over nearly two decades.
*Incorporates important advances in attachment theory, neuroscience, and the study of trauma.
*Coverage of the contemporary relational movement in psychoanalysis.
Winner--Canadian Psychological Association's Goethe Award for Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Scholarship
- Psychoanalytic Diagnosis Second Edition Understanding Personality Structure in the Clinical Process
|The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner’s Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
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Author: Jill A. Stoddard PhD
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Metaphors and exercises play an incredibly important part in the successful delivery of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). These powerful tools go far in helping clients connect with their values and give them the motivation needed to make a real, conscious commitment to change. Unfortunately, many of the metaphors that clinicians use have become stale and ineffective. That’s why you need fresh, new resources for your professional library.
In this breakthrough book, two ACT researchers provide an essential A-Z resource guide that includes tons of new metaphors and experiential exercises to help promote client acceptance, defusion from troubling thoughts, and values-based action. The book also includes scripts tailored to different client populations, and special metaphors and exercises that address unique problems that may sometimes arise in your therapy sessions.
Several ACT texts and workbooks have been published for the treatment of a variety of psychological problems. However, no one resource exists where you can find an exhaustive list of metaphors and experiential exercises geared toward the six core elements of ACT. Whether you are treating a client with anxiety, depression, trauma, or an eating disorder, this book will provide you with the skills needed to improve lives, one exercise at a time.
With a special foreword by ACT cofounder Steven C. Hayes, PhD, this book is a must-have for any ACT Practitioner.
- The Big Book of ACT Metaphors A Practitioner s Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
|The Heart of Trauma: Healing the Embodied Brain in the Context of Relationships
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Author: Bonnie Badenoch
How each of us can become a therapeutic presence in the world.
Images and sounds of war, natural disasters, and human-made devastation explicitly surround us and implicitly leave their imprint in our muscles, our belly and heart, our nervous systems, and the brains in our skulls. We each experience more digital data than we are capable of processing in a day, and this is leading to a loss of empathy and human contact. This loss of leisurely, sustained, face-to-face connection is making true presence a rare experience for many of us, and is neurally ingraining fast pace and split attention as the norm.
Yet despite all of this, the ability to offer the safe sanctuary of presence is central to effective clinical treatment of trauma and indeed to all of therapeutic practice. It is our challenge to remain present within our culture, Badenoch argues, no matter how difficult this might be. She makes the case that we are built to seek out, enter, and sustain warm relationships, all this connection will allow us to support the emergence of a humane world.
In this book, Bonnie Badenoch, a gifted translator of neuroscientific concepts into human terms, offers readers brain- and body-based insights into how we can form deep relational encounters with our clients and our selves and how relational neuroscience can teach us about the astonishing ways we are interwoven with one another. How we walk about in our daily lives will touch everyone, often below the level of conscious awareness.
The first part of The Heart of Trauma provides readers with an extended understanding of the ways in which our physical bodies are implicated in our conscious and non-conscious experience. Badenoch then delves even deeper into the clinical implications of moving through the world. She presents a strong, scientifically grounded case for doing the work of opening to hemispheric balance and relational deepening.
|Creative Interventions for Troubled Children & Youth
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Author: Liana Lowenstein
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This best-selling collection is filled with creative assessment and treatment techniques for use in individual, group, and family settings. The book begins with a variety of engaging assessment activities providing clinicians with diagnostic tools to assist in treatment planning. The remaining four chapters provide activities to help children and teens identify feeling states, cope with emotional difficulties, strengthen interpersonal skills, and enhance self-esteem. The last section of the book describes the graduation ceremony that can be incorporated as part of the child's termination process. Each activity is described within a framework that recommends age suitability, preferred treatment modality, and appropriate stage of treatment. Materials needed to complete the activity are outlined. Several activities include worksheets that may be reproduced for use with clients. The book includes detailed instructions for all activities and a discussion section that further clarifies application and process. Activities are geared to 4-16 year-olds. Mental health professionals and teachers will find this book invaluable.
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