Publication Year: 2005
Authors/Editor: Glen O. Gabbard; Judith S. Beck; Jeremy Holmes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 97
A comprehensive account of psychotherapeutic approaches to major mental disorders, providing a 'one-stop' reference source for all those involved in clinical practice.
With the publication of this book psychotherapy finally arrives at the mainstream of mental health practice. This volume is an essential companion for every practising psychiatrist, clinical psychologist, psychotherapy counsellor, mental health nurse, psychotherapist, and mental health practitioner. It is integrative in spirit, with chapters written by an international panel of experts who combine theory and research with practical treatment guidelines and illustrative case examples to produce an invaluable book. The first of its kind, this is a 'must have' volume for all trainee and practising psychological therapists, whatever their background - psychiatry, psychology, social work, nursing.