Using a variety of theoretical and research "lenses" and drawing on various models of psychotherapy, including psychodynamic therapy
, cognitive behavioral therapy, emotion focused therapy, and brief family therapy, the various contributors discuss the factors affecting client outcomes.
Other types of therapy, such as insight therapy or psychodynamic therapy
, focus on exploring the patient's beliefs, emotions, and past experiences, often from his or her childhood, in order to help the patient access his or her unconscious feelings and thoughts.
However, this paper illustrates the relevance of psychodynamic therapy
in the South African public sector context, 'where treatment is often brief, interrupted and conducted in compromised conditions' (p.
Many people do not have the time to participate in psychotherapies such as CBT or psychodynamic therapy
- a type of talk therapy that explores the interplay between unconscious feelings and distressing symptoms - which can span multiple hour-long sessions over months.
They consider the empirical literature about therapist effects, including key concepts and evidence in the research, the characteristics of effective therapists, and therapist effects and client outcomes; individual characteristics, ways of being, attitudes, and skills that differentiate effective and ineffective therapists, such as responsiveness, presence, inner experience, attachment, cultural competence, negative reactions, information processing, and drawing on creative and artistic thinkers outside of psychotherapy; specific techniques, such as psychodynamic therapy
for depression, treatment for generalized anxiety disorder, and the use of humor; and implications for practice, policy, and training.
* Psychodynamic therapy
, which targets past experiences and conscious and unconscious feelings.
So those of you who champion cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or psychodynamic therapy
, or whatever technique you have invested in, should adopt some humility about your superior techniques.
Schmidt, a second-year psychiatry resident at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is interested in psychodynamic therapy
and in pursuing a fellowship in addictions.
The 2 major evidence-based treatments for patients with borderline PD are dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and psychodynamic therapy
In my residency, I was heavily trained in psychodynamic therapy
, and many of my supervisors were psychoanalysts.
The second section of the book details an assemblage from various modalities such as Object Relations, Child-Centered Play Therapy, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Attachment-Based Psychodynamic Therapy
. Authors provide case studies of spiritually based interventions that are ethical, grounded in the clients faith construct, and psychologically congruent with the theoretical approach specified.