Helping children and families [electronic resource] : a new treatment model integrating psychodynamic, behavioral, and contextual approaches / Peter Goldenthal.

Goldenthal, Peter, 1948-
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2005.
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Bridging the gap between child and family therapyWritten by a nationally recognized expert on treatment, Helping Children and Families: A New Treatment Model Integrating Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Contextual Approaches presents a practical approach for helping children and their families work through a diverse array of issues. Goldenthal's clinical model offers specific techniques for working with children and adolescents, and shows the important connection that involving families in their treatment can make in therapeutic outcomes. Unlike other books that focus either on children
HELPING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES: A New Treatment Model Integrating Psychodynamic, Behavioral, and Contextual Approaches; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; Section One: Preparation; Chapter 1: Psychodynamic and Social Learning Concepts and Techniques for Working with Children and Families; Range of Convenience; The Model; Integrating Three Models of Therapy; A Few Words about the Language of Psychoanalysis; Psychodynamic Psychotherapy; Behaviorism and Social Learning Theory; Anticipating Chapter 2; Chapter 2: Contextual Concepts and Techniques for Working with Children and Families
Background: Contextual TherapyWhy Contextual Therapy?; Contextual Therapy Goals; Four Dimensions of Contextual Therapy; Multidirected Partiality; Techniques of Multidirected Partiality; From Past Hurts to Future Possibilities; Unwilling Caretaking; Acknowledging Efforts and Sacrifices; The Place of Contextual Concepts in the Integrated Model; Chapter 3: Twenty-Three Basic Principles of Working with Children and Families; Beyond Conceptualizing; Eclecticism and Psychotherapy Integration; Chapter 4: Beginnings: First Sessions with Children, Adolescents, and Families; Begin with the Relationship
Decision Making in the Assessment Phase of TreatmentAssessment and Diagnosis; Developmental History; The Presenting Problem; Family History; Assessing Individual Differences; Assessment Techniques and Methods; Diagnosis; Psychological Testing; Toys; Greetings; The Magic; Summary; Chapter 5: Case Formulation with the Integrated Model; Gathering Information; Find a Useful Analogy; Nonverbal Communication; Sharing Your Formulation with Parents; Summary; Chapter 6: Working with Parents; When a Parent Becomes the Patient; Section Two: Treatment Techniques for Resolving Specific Problems
Chapter 7: Applying the Integrated Model to the Treatment of Children and FamiliesPlay Therapy; Empirically Supported Treatments; Logically Supported Treatments; Cultural Diversity; Language Differences; Who Decides Session Frequency?; Chapter 8: Problems of Early Childhood; Disruptive Behavior; General Guidelines; Aggression toward Parents; Toileting Issues; Sleep Problems; Bedtime Issues; Play and Playfulness; Selective Mutism; Chapter 9: Problems of School-Age Children; Sleep Problems; Encopresis; Anxieties, Fears, and Phobias; School Pressures; Children with Social Understanding Deficits
Biofeedback in Relaxation TrainingCollaboration and Advocacy; Advising Parents on School Selection; Chapter 10: Problems of Adolescence; Privacy Issues in Therapy with Adolescents; Why Include Parents in the Treatment of Adolescents; Being a Reliable Parent without Being Parental; Underachievement and Low Motivation; Eating Disorders; Be Willing to Make Yourself Useful; Therapist and Patient Goodness of Fit; Depression and Mood Disorders; Chapter 11: Problems That May Be the Focus of Attention at Any Age; Disabilities; Chronic Illness; Asperger's Syndrome
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-287) and indexes.