Empowering Dialogues Within: A Workbook for Helping Professionals and Their Clients by Kate Cohen-PoseyEmpowering Dialogues Within: A Workbook for Helping Professionals and Their Clients by Kate Cohen-Posey

Empowering Dialogues Within: A Workbook for Helping Professionals and Their Clients

byKate Cohen-Posey

Paperback | May 2, 2008

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Immersed with wisdom, Empowering Dialogues Within is a unique client workbook filled with narratives, case vignettes, and exercises, providing mental health professionals with a broad-based toolkit to help clients become more self-aware. It is filled with instructive case examples and practical advice for building clients? confidence, wisdom, and sense of wellness and a foundation for lifelong strength and growth.
Kate Cohen-Posey is Director of Psychiatric & Psychological Services in Lakeland, Florida. She is the author of Making Hostile Words Harmless: A Guide to the Power of Positive Speaking for Helping Professionals and Their Clients, Brief therapy Client Handouts (both published by Wiley) and How to Handle bullies, Teasers and Other Meanie...
Title:Empowering Dialogues Within: A Workbook for Helping Professionals and Their ClientsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 11 × 8.6 × 0.55 inPublished:May 2, 2008Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0470281936

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Discovering the True Self.

Psychological Pioneers.

The Corporate Self.

Development Of Higher Selves.

Recognition Of Higher Selves.

Chapter 2. Exercises for Empowering the Self.

Finding the Self through Memories.

Empowering the Will.

Synthesizing the Self.

Recognizing and Remembering Spirit.

Chapter 3. Identifying Personality Parts.

Psychological Pioneers.

The Origin of Inner Parts.

The Corporate Self.

Naming Parts to Return to the True Self.

Chapter 4. Exercises for Identifying Inner Parts.

Personae—The Adaptable Personalities.

Distracters—The Fixed Personalities.

Directors—The Hidden Personalities.

Emotional Entities—The Instinctual Personalities.

Identifying Inner Images.

Identifying Names for Parts and Selves.

Making the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts.

Chapter 5. Engaging Personality Parts with Dialogue.

The Mind as Metaphor.

The “Material Mind, and Dialogue”.

Steps to the Dance of Dialogue.

Dialogue in a Child's Mind.

Review and Practice Exercises.

Chapter 6. Therapists’ Guide to Empowering Dialogical.

Therapy through Dialogue.

Coaching Aides.

Counseling Emotional Entities and Abreaction.

Comparison to Related Approaches.

Chapter 7. Historical Context and Possible Proofs.

Forerunners to Therapies of Parts and Selves.

Philosophical Context and Contributions.

Psycho-Neurological Evidence.

Appendix I. Terminologies for Parts and Selves.

Appendix II. Psychotherapy Approaches Referenced in the Text.



Index of Client Vignettes.

Index of Subject Matter.

Charts, Tables, and Illustrations.

The Corporate Self—Organization of SELVES and Parts.

Involution of the Self.

Mandala Graph Paper.

The Corporate Self—Organization of PARTS and Selves.

Rebecca's Drawing.

Dynamics of the Community of Self.