Integrating Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology

Author: Irismar Reis de Oliveira

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136302824

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

View: 807

Integrating Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology: A Handbook for Clinicians is a practical guide for the growing number of mental-health practitioners searching for information on treatments that combine psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychosocial rehabilitation. Research shows that combined approaches are among the most effective ways to treat an increasing number of psychiatric disorders. However, though these combined treatments are becoming the everyday practice of psychiatrists, psychologists, and other mental-health professionals, identifying the right treatment plan can be notoriously difficult, and clinicians are often left scrambling to answer questions about how to design and customize their treatment strategies. In Integrating Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacology, readers will find these questions fully addressed and the answers explained, and they’ll come away from the book with a toolbox full of strategies for helping their patients improve symptoms, achieve remission, and stay well using a combination of drug and psychological treatments.
The Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology

Author: JoEllen Patterson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781462547661

Category: Medical

Page: 330

View: 880

"Now in a revised and updated third edition, this noted practitioner guide and text incorporates the latest knowledge about psychopharmacology and collaborative care. Therapists and counselors learn when and how to make medication referrals and how to address patients' questions about drug benefits, side effects, safety, and more. Organized around frequently encountered mental health disorders, the book explains how medications work (including what they can and cannot accomplish). Strategies for collaborating successfully with patients, their family members, and prescribers are discussed in detail. Written for optimal practical utility, the text features case examples, sample referral letters, checklists, and a glossary. Subject Areas/Key Words: MSW programs, textbooks, mental health and social work professionals, medication assessments, handbook for nonprescribers, reference book, non-MDs, masters-level classes, psychotherapists, psychiatric drugs, psychotropics, referring clients, referrals Audience: Practitioners, graduate students, and instructors in clinical psychology, social work, counseling, and psychiatric nursing"--
The Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology, Third Edition

Author: JoEllen Patterson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781462547951

Category: Medical

Page: 308

View: 919

Now in a revised and updated third edition, this noted practitioner guide and text incorporates the latest knowledge about psychopharmacology and collaborative care. Therapists and counselors learn when and how to make medication referrals and how to address patients' questions about drug benefits, side effects, safety, and more. Organized around frequently encountered mental health disorders, the book explains how medications work (including what they can and cannot accomplish). Strategies for collaborating successfully with patients, their family members, and prescribers are discussed in detail. Written for optimal practical utility, the text features case examples, sample referral letters, checklists, and a glossary. New to This Edition *Chapter on the therapeutic relationship. *New separate chapter on bipolar disorder. *Expanded discussions of distinguishing psychiatric illness from normal distress, optimizing collaboration with psychiatrists, how medications work in the brain, treatment of chronic pain, and more. *Additional case vignettes and psychopharmacology principles.
The Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology

Author: JoEllen Patterson

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1593853289

Category: Medical

Page: 310

View: 245

This indispensable book provides therapists and counselors with crucial knowledge about psychotropic medications: when and how to make medication referrals, how to help patients handle questions and problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively. Ideal for readers without extensive background in neurobiology, the book clearly explains how medications work in the brain and how they affect an individual's emotions, behavior, and relationships. Particular attention is given to strategies for collaborating successfully with prescribers. The authors also emphasize the important role that family members play in medication decision making and discuss ways to involve them in treatment.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists

Author: John D. Preston

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781626259270

Category: Medical

Page: 451

View: 364

NOTE FROM THE PUBLISHER: Due to the recent illegal counterfeiting of this book, we cannot guarantee book quality when purchased through third-party sellers. The Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Therapists is the go-to resource for mental health clinicians looking for clear, reliable information about the treatment of mental health issues. Organized by disorder and, within each disorder, by medication, this book is designed to familiarize clinicians and students with the basic terminology and models of pharmacokinetics. This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications. This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed. This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.
Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists

Author: Mark Muse

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118235089

Category: Psychology

Page: 528

View: 216

Praise for Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists "Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists is a remarkably thorough introductory textbook for integrating psychotropic drug prescribing into psychological practices. It covers basic concepts in physiology, neurology, and pharmacology in easily understood language. Not only is this book a requirement for any psychologist seeking to gain prescriptive authority, but it is also helpful for any mental health clinician who collaborates with prescribers of any discipline. I recommend it highly." —Daniel Carlat, MD, Editor in Chief of The Carlat Psychiatry Report "An important resource for any psychologist who is preparing to become a prescribing psychologist or for any psychologist who wants to be informed about the practice of medical psychology." —Joseph E. Comaty, PhD, MP, coauthor of A Primer of Drug Action "Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists is an excellent treatise written by psychologists for psychologists." —From the Foreword by Patrick H. DeLeon, PhD, and Jack G. Wiggins, PhD, former presidents of the American Psychological Association An essential and practical guide to integrating psychopharmacology into clinical practice Edited by medical psychologists with contributions by notable experts in their respective specialties, Handbook of Clinical Psychopharmacology for Psychologists covers key topics including: Ethics, standards of care, laws, and regulations relevant to clinical psychopharmacology Disorders of the nervous system, with particular relevance to psychopharmacology Use of comprehensive diagnostic strategies to establish differential diagnoses among possible medical and psychological symptoms Integration of pharmacotherapy with psychotherapy This essential book also provides an introduction to the qualifying exam for psychologists seeking specialty training in psychopharmacology, the Psychopharmacology Exam for Psychologists (PEP). The PEP-like practice test is available on the companion CD-ROM.
Counseling Children Through the World of Play

Author: Daniel S. Sweeney

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781579106546

Category: Religion

Page: 326

View: 391

If we are to touch the hearts of hurting children, we must enter their world, the world of play. Play therapy honors children by meeting them in their world. Children say with toys what they have difficulty saying with words. Toys become the play therapist's tools to help unlock the healing process for wounded children. Whether you are a psychologist, a social worker, a family therapist, a pastoral counselor, a group-home worker, or a children's ministry worker, this book will help you build relationships that minister to the souls of hurting children and bring understanding to the confusion of their pain. Through these nurturing relationships, children will be freed to understand and process emotional pain.
Therapist'S Guide To Psychopharmacology, Revised Edition

Author: Margaret E. Mccahill

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:731902801

Category:

Page:

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This indispensable book provides therapists and counselors with crucial knowledge about psychotropic medications: when and how to make medication referrals, how to answer patients' questions and help them handle problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively. Ideal for readers without extensive background in neurobiology, the book clearly explains how medications work in the brain and how they affect an individual's emotions, behavior, and relationships. Strategies for collaborating successfully with patients, their family members, and prescribers are discussed in detail. In this edition, psychopharmacology content has been fully updated.
The Therapist's Guide to Psychopharmacology

Author: A. Ari Albala

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9781606237137

Category: Medical

Page: 321

View: 492

This indispensable book provides therapists and counselors with crucial knowledge about psychotropic medications: when and how to make medication referrals, how to answer patients' questions and help them handle problems that arise, and how to combine medication and psychotherapy effectively. Ideal for readers without extensive background in neurobiology, the book clearly explains how medications work in the brain and how they affect an individual's emotions, behavior, and relationships. Strategies for collaborating successfully with patients, their family members, and prescribers are discussed in detail. In this edition, psychopharmacology content has been fully updated.
Developing Your Counselling and Psychotherapy Skills and Practice

Author: Ladislav Timulak

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446242162

Category: Psychology

Page: 250

View: 256

This book offers a helping hand to trainees wishing to make the transition to the next level in their counselling and psychotherapy training. With wide-ranging content closely aligned to actual practice, this intermediate level text covers the research-informed skills, interventions, processes and issues that students need to know once they′ve covered the basics. It includes: - Specific techniques from different therapeutic orientations - How to tailor the skills or approach used to the specific client problem - Case conceptualisation and management - Therapeutic alliance; establishing and exploring the relationship - Ethics - Multidisciplinary working - How to deal with situations such as silence, crying, and aggression. Integrating cognitive, behavioural, person-centred/experiential and psychodynamic approaches, the author provides research-informed practical instructions on how to deliver therapy and includes extracts from counselling sessions to demonstrate the skills in action. This is essential reading for postgraduates on Counselling and Psychotherapy Diplomas and Masters courses, and will also be of benefit to Clinical and Counselling Psychology students.
The Counselor Educator’s Survival Guide

Author: Dilana M. Perera-Diltz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135165574

Category: Psychology

Page: 359

View: 529

For those developing and teaching Counselor Education courses in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling programs, this unique text will be a valuable resource. In it, experienced instructors provide guidance based on their own breadth of experiences, demonstrating how to design and implement an effective curriculum. Chapters cover course topics such as theories of counseling, multicultural counseling, legal and ethical issues, psychopharmacology, and many more. Each chapter is organized in the following sequence: an overview and obj.
Psychotherapist'S Guide To Psychopharmacology

Author: Michael J. Gitlin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439136683

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 376

The last twenty-five years have witnessed an explosion of knowledge about the influence of brain biochemistry on mood and behavior and about pharmacological approaches to treating mental and emotional disorders. A substantial portion of patients seen in clinical practice are taking some medication or might usefully be advised to do so. But many clinical psychologists, social workers, and counselors need additional information in order to better treat patients already on medication, know when and to whom to refer new patients for psychiatric consultation, and work collaboratively with psychiatrists when appropriate. Michael J. Gitlin's indispensable first edition of The Psychotherapists Guide to Psychopharmacology has now been updated and revised -- this new second edition now reflects major changes that have influenced the clinical arena in the last five years such as the recent release of DSM-IV and the domination of the psychopharmacological field by the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, such as fluoxetine (Prozac). The Psychotherapists Guide to Psychopharmacology, Second Edition also now includes coverage of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and contains updated sections on the new antipsychotics for schizophrenia and the increased use of anticonvulsant mood stabilizers for bipolar disorder. The book also includes other significant changes that have influenced the field over the last few years, such as brain imaging studies, research in obsessive compulsive disorder and social phobia, and such prominent topics in women's health as pregnancy, PMS, postpartum disorders, and breast feeding. This revision of an already established guide will again be an essential reference for all nonmedical professionals involved in treating mental and emotional disorders.