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Author Hudson-Allez, Glyn

Title Time-limited therapy in a general practice setting : how to help within six sessions
Published London : SAGE, 1997


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Part I; Chapter 1: The Management of a Counselling Service in General Practice; Advantages and disadvantages of primary care counselling; Funding the service; Qualifications and training of the counsellor; Referrals to the counsellor; Reception facilities for the client; Confidentiality; Administration; Counsellor supervision; Chapter 2: Evaluation of the Service; Evaluative procedures; Overview of a time-limited service; Audit of time-limited service usage; Questionnaires; Chapter 3: Time-Limited Therapy
What are the reasons for considering time-limited therapy?Can anything be resolved in such a short space of time?; What are the counsellors fears about TLT?; What are the techniques of working in a time-limited way?; Humanistic underpinning; Cognitive strategies; Brief therapy tools; Structuring the sessions; Structure of the contract; Assessment; Summary; Recommended reading; Part II; Chapter 4: Counselling for Anxiety and Depression; What is anxiety?; Panic attacks; Phobias; Depression; Post-natal depression; Manic depression; Learned helplessness; The suicidal client
The client on medicationAssessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 5: Counselling People under Stress; The psychology of stress; Life events; Chronic stressors; Daily hassles; Personality factors; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 6: Counselling People with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Rape; Road traffic accidents (RTAs); Violent assaults; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 7: Counselling for Bereavement, Loss and Death; The psychology of grieving; Blocks to grief; Bereaved children; Pathological grief; Losing a baby; Facing death
AssessmentTLT procedures:helping the bereaved; Helping the terminally ill; Breaking bad news; Recommended reading; Chapter 8: Counselling Individuals or Couples with Relationship Difficulties; The psychology of relationship; Adult developmental transitions; Sexuality difficulties; Infertility; Adultery; Marital violence; Co-dependency; Divorce; Homosexual relationships; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 9: Counselling People with Eating Disorders; Anorexia; Bulimia; Binge-eating; Compulsive eating and obesity; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading
Chapter 10: Counselling Adults Abused as ChildrenSexual abuse; False memory syndrome; Physical abuse; Emotional abuse; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 11: Counselling Individuals within Dysfunctional Families; Families with young children; Truancy and school phobia; Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); Asperger's syndrome; Adoption; Step-parenting; Adolescence; The demanding parent; The demented parent; Assessment; TLT procedures; Recommended reading; Chapter 12: Counselling People with Medical Conditions; Multiple sclerosis (MS)
Summary 'Time-Limited Therapy in a General Practice Setting' provides a specific set of skills which enable the counsellor to cope successfully with the large number and wide range of referrals they can receive in primary care
Notes Print version9780761956570
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Brief psychotherapy -- Practice
Short-term counseling.
Brief psychotherapy -- Case studies
Mental health counseling.
Primary care (Medicine)
Brief psychotherapy.
Health services administration.
Mental health services.
Psychology, Applied.
National health services.
Medical care.
Psychiatry and Psychology
Primary Health Care
Psychotherapy, Brief
Health Services Administration
Mental Health Services
Comprehensive Health Care
Community Health Services
Psychology, Applied
Behavioral Disciplines and Activities
Health Services
Psychological Phenomena and Processes
Patient Care Management
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Care
Psychology, Applied
National health services
Mental health services
Medical care
Health services administration
Brief psychotherapy
Mental health counseling
Primary care (Medicine)
Short-term counseling
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
LC no. 97068970
ISBN 9781446217863