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  1. The Age of Melancholy

    "Major Depression" and its Social Origin

    By Dan G. Blazer

    Depression has become the most frequently diagnosed chronic mental illness, and is a disability encountered almost daily by mental health professionals of all trades. "Major Depression" is a medical disease, which some would argue has reached epidemic proportions in contemporary society, and it...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Effortless Mindfulness

    Genuine Mental Health Through Awakened Presence

    By Lisa Dale Miller

    Effortless Mindfulness promotes genuine mental health through the direct experience of awakened presence—an effortlessly embodied, fearless understanding of and interaction with the way things truly are. The book offers a uniquely modern Buddhist psychological understanding of mental health...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. On Becoming a Psychotherapist

    Edited by Windy Dryden, Laurence Spurling

    Series: Routledge Mental Health Classic Editions

    Why do people want to become a psychotherapist? How do they translate this desire into reality? On Becoming a Psychotherapist explores these and related questions. Ten leading therapists write about their profession and their careers, examining how and why they became psychotherapists. The...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. What You Really Need to Know about Counselling and Psychotherapy Training

    An essential guide

    By Cathy McQuaid

    Becoming a counsellor or psychotherapist is a transformative and life-changing experience. Some trainees manage this process well, while others struggle to come to terms with the personal impact of their training. In What You Really Need to Know about Counselling and Psychotherapy Training, Cathy...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy

    By Gerrie Hughes

    What is it that makes a counsellor or psychotherapist competent? In Competence and Self-Care in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Gerrie Hughes offers a framework for understanding what being competent means for individual practitioners, both generally and in moment-by-moment work with clients....

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback

    Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems

    By Theodore J. Chapin, Lori A. Russell-Chapin

    The fields of neurobiology and neuropsychology are growing rapidly, and neuroscientists now understand that the human brain has the capability to adapt and develop new living neurons by engaging new tasks and challenges throughout our lives, essentially allowing the brain to rewire itself. In...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Practice that Works

    Strategies to Complement Your Stand Alone Therapy Practice

    Edited by Steven M. Harris, Ph.D, David C. Ivey, Ph.D, Roy A. Bean, Ph.D.

    In the advent of managed care and the continuing decline in reimbursement felt across the various disciplines of mental health have had profound impacts upon the quality and quantity of care in the field. As it has become increasingly difficult for a practitioner in private practice to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. College Counseling for Admissions Professionals

    Improving Access and Retention

    By Nathan J. Daun-Barnett, Carl W. Behrend, Cory M. Bezek

    College Counseling for Admissions Professionals is a much-needed resource to guide college admissions professionals in helping students navigate the college choice process. This research-based book prepares college admissions professionals to not only be marketers of their institution, but also...

    Published November 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Myth of the Untroubled Therapist

    Private life, professional practice

    By Marie Adams

    Therapists are often expected to be immune to the kind of problems that they help clients through. This book serves to demonstrate that this is certainly not the case: they are no more resistant to difficult and unexpected personal circumstances than anyone else. In this book Marie Adams looks into...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Counselor and the Group, fourth edition

    Integrating Theory, Training, and Practice, 4th Edition

    By James P. Trotzer

    This new, more streamlined version of the 1999 third edition brings the existing materials and references up to date and omits information now readily available online and elsewhere. The updated material in The Counselor and the Group makes this book an excellent resource for those who are...

    Published September 3rd 2013 by Routledge