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Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship

Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship
$41.00
Building a safe, accepting, and freeing relationship with a child in the play therapy experience is considered to be essential by practicing play therapists and all theoretical approaches to play therapy. A Practical Handbook for Building the Play Therapy Relationship is designed for practitioners, students, and play therapy supervisors who want a practical approach for learning or teaching the fundamental skills of building a therapeutic relationship in play therapy. It provides a step-by-step approach from structuring the play therapy session to therapeutic limit setting to termination-closure. This book involves the reader in learning and applying these key skills and is a must for practitioners and students of the play therapy process.
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Psychological Testing History Principles & Applications

Psychological Testing History Principles & Applications
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Establishes a solid foundation of knowledge about psychological testing Psychological testing impacts virtually every corner of modern life, from education to vocation to remediation. Psychological Testing: History, Principles, and Applications, 7/e, covers all variations of testing and explores social issues testing raises. This program provides readers extensive knowledge about the characteristics, objectives, and wide-ranging effects of psychological testing.
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November 1, 2013

Skills for Effective Counseling a Faith Based Integration

Skills for Effective Counseling a Faith Based Integration
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Anyone in a helping profession--including professional counselors, spiritual directors, pastoral counselors, chaplains and others--needs to develop effective communication skills. But learning these skills is like learning a new language: it takes time and practice to communicate effectively, and lack of practice can lead to the loss of one's ability to use this new language. Suitable for both beginning students and seasoned practitioners, Skills for Effective Counseling provides a biblically integrated approach to foundational counseling skills that trains the reader to use specific microskills. These skills include perceiving, attending, validating emotion and empathic connection. Chapters include textbook features such as sample session dialogues, role plays and a variety of both in-class and out-of-class exercises and reflection activities that will engage various learning styles. Strategically interwoven throughout the chapters are special topics related to:

  • multicultural counseling
  • biblical/theological applications
  • current and seminal research related to microskills
  • diagnostic and theoretical implications
  • clinical tips for using skills in real world counseling settings
  • the relevance of specific microskills to interpersonal relationships and broader ministry settings
  • This textbook and the accompanying IVP Instructor Resources include all of the activities and assignments that an instructor might need to execute a graduate, undergraduate or lay course in foundational counseling skills. Professors teaching within CACREP-accredited professional counseling programs will be able to connect specific material in the textbook to the latest CACREP Standards.

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    September 14, 2016

    Trauma & Recovery the Aftermath of Violence From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror

    Trauma & Recovery the Aftermath of Violence From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror
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    In this groundbreaking book, a leading clinical psychiatrist redefines how we think about and treat victims of trauma. A stunning achievement that remains a classic for our generation. (Bessel van der Kolk, M.D., author of The Body Keeps the Score).

    Trauma and Recovery is revered as the seminal text on understanding trauma survivors. By placing individual experience in a broader political frame, Harvard psychiatrist Judith Herman argues that psychological trauma is inseparable from its social and political context. Drawing on her own research on incest, as well as a vast literature on combat veterans and victims of political terror, she shows surprising parallels between private horrors like child abuse and public horrors like war.

    Hailed by the New York Times as one of the most important psychiatry works to be published since Freud, Trauma and Recovery is essential reading for anyone who seeks to understand how we heal and are healed.

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    July 7, 2015

    Treating Alcohol & Drug Problems in Psychology

    TREATING ALCOHOL & DRUG PROBLEMS IN PYCH
    $37.00
    Written specifically for the office-based psychotherapist, this practical guide describes how to detect, assess, diagnose, and treat clients presenting with a range of alcohol and drug problems. Detailed is an integrated, flexible psychotherapeutic approach that emphasizes building a strong therapeutic relationship, engaging clients "where they are," and addressing substance use within the larger context of their lives. The authors describe in very pragmatic terms how to use a combination of motivational, cognitive-behavioral, 12-step, and psychodynamic techniques with clients in different stages of change. Techniques are brought to life with numerous case vignettes, and appendices include reproducible client forms and handouts.
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    June 23, 2008

    UNCHAINED MEMORIES

    UNCHAINED MEMORIES
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    A widely consulted and quoted authority on trauma takes up the controversial topic of repressed memories, presenting seven riveting cases of people whose lives changed forever when they reclaimed forgotten memories."A must read for anyone interested in the debate over whether adults can recover traumatic memories." "--Boston Globe"

    "A balanced and valuable work. . . . A serious effort to address a pressing clinical and legal problem."--Walter Reich, "New York Times Book Review"

    "A pivotal work." "--San Francisco Chronicle"

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    9780465095391
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    March 1, 1995

    When God Weeps Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty

    When God Weeps Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty
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    A must-read for anyone who has ever asked God, Why me?

    It's easy to trust God when things are going our way and the world makes sense. But when suffering strikes--especially seemingly senseless suffering--we are filled with doubt and stunned by events spiraling beyond our control.

    In the midst of suffering, we often question the very foundation of our faith--our belief in the God who says he loves us. Since our trust and obedience rest on God's character, the questions that life's tragedies force us to face are difficult, even frightening:

  • Who is God?
  • Can he really be trusted?
  • What are his purposes in the face of suffering?
  • If he can stop suffering, why doesn't he?
  • Joni Eareckson Tada, a woman who has lived in a wheelchair for more than thirty years, and Steve Estes, a pastor and one of Joni's closest friends, explore the answers. When God Weeps is not so much a book about suffering as it is about God. It tackles tough questions about heaven and hell, horrors and hardships, and why God allows suffering in this life.

    Through a panoramic overview of what the Bible says about suffering, the authors make clear who God is, why he permits so much heartache and pain, and how it is we can trust him. With both a practical edge and heartfelt warmth, When God Weeps offers dependence on his love and mercy in spite of our doubts, fears, longings, and questions.

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    October 1, 2000

    Why O God Suffering & Disability in the Bible & the Church

    Why O God Suffering & Disability in the Bible & the Church
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    With two in seven American families affected by disability, the body of Christ has a great opportunity for ministry. This new anthology uniquely points the way, training churches, caregivers, pastors, and counselors to compassionately respond.

    The book's contributors-ranging from Joni Eareckson Tada and others living with disabilities, to seminary professors, ministry leaders, and medical professionals-do more than offer a biblical perspective on suffering and disability; they draw from very personal experiences to explore Christians' responsibility toward those who suffer. The volume addresses various disabilities and age-related challenges, end-of-life issues, global suffering, and other concerns-all the while reminding readers that as they seek to help the hurting, they will be ministered to in return.

    This unprecedented work, which includes a foreword by Randy Alcorn, belongs in the hands of every Christian worker and caring individual who is seeking a real-world, biblical perspective on suffering.

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    9781433525803
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    9781433525803
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    July 31, 2011