Contemporary Clinical Psychology
Title: Contemporary Clinical Psychology
Author: Thomas G. Plante
Publisher: Wiley; 3 edition (September 14, 2010)
Check it out! RC467.P56 2011
From the publisher:
- New coverage of innovations in psychotherapy and their implications for interventions, changing populations, and assessment
- Up-to-date discussion of empirically supported treatments, technology-assisted treatments such as Web-based interventions, and new cognitive behavior treatments such as ACT
- Insights into prevention, ethics, evidence-based treatments, and confidentiality laws and regulations including HIPAA
- Case studies detailing the theoretical conceptualization, assessment, and treatment of clients
- Chapter-ending Big Picture synopses and lists of key points and terms, as well as unique Real Students, Real Questions sections featuring actual questions asked by clinical psychology students
- Firsthand career advice from a diverse group of mental health professionals
- Current and future trends, plus a step-by-step road map that covers all aspects of becoming a clinical psychologist
This broad-spectrum overview of the art and science of clinical psychology explores many different perspectives in many different settings. Author Thomas Plante draws from his own experience as a practicing clinician and college professor to reveal how science and application function together in the day-to-day practice of psychology.
About the author: THOMAS G. PLANTE, PhD, ABPP, professor of psychology at Santa Clara University and adjunct professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, has written or edited twelve books and has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters. He maintains a private clinical practice as a licensed psychologist in Menlo Park, CA.
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