Principles of Psychotherapy
Now in a new Third Edition, this landmark text has been completely updated and revised, addressing the full range of basic issues in psychotherapy combined with a complete survey of its elements, processes, current treatment techniques, and phases.
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The Nature and Goals of Psychotherapy 2 The Patient 3 The Therapist
Theory and Process in Psychotherapy
PART TWO THE INITIAL PHASE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY
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