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Mastering the Clinical Conversation : Language As Intervention (Hardcover) (Matthieu Villatte)

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: acceptance and commitment therapy, ACT, assessments, CBT, cognitive-behavioral therapy, contextual behavioral science, interventions, language, metaphors, mindfulness, psychotherapy, relational frame theory, RFT, therapeutic communication, therapeutic relationships, therapists DESCRIPTION This compelling book provides psychotherapists with evidence-based strategies for harnessing the power of language to free clients from life-constricting patterns and promote psychological flourishing. Grounded in relational frame theory (RFT), the volume shares innovative ways to enhance assessment and intervention using specific kinds of clinical conversations. Techniques are demonstrated for activating and shaping behavior change, building a flexible sense of self, fostering meaning and motivation, creating powerful experiential metaphors, and strengthening the therapeutic relationship. User-friendly features include more than 80 clinical vignettes with commentary by the authors, plus a "Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy" filled with sample phrases and questions to ask. "--
Number of Pages: 406
Genre: Psychology, Medical, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Psychiatry / General, Social Work
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Author: Matthieu Villatte
Language: English
Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 50099912
UPC: 9781462523061
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-1538
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