How To Succeed In Therapy: Navigating The Pitfalls On The Path To Wellness by Jared ScherzHow To Succeed In Therapy: Navigating The Pitfalls On The Path To Wellness by Jared Scherz

How To Succeed In Therapy: Navigating The Pitfalls On The Path To Wellness

byJared Scherz

Hardcover | January 22, 2015

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Seeking therapy is among the most important mental health decisions a person will make and, yet, many clients are poorly prepared for what lays ahead. Here, Jared Scherz outlines the process for seeking therapy, from finding the right therapist and approach, to navigating the insurance and billing systems available. He details the most common pitfalls clients and their therapists face once therapy has commenced, and guides readers to avoiding those mistakes that can sabotage counseling. Whether considering therapy for the first time or evaluating current help, this is the perfect companion to personal growth. Different from other books, insight is offered into types of therapy, such as group, marriage, or individual counseling, as well as theoretic orientations to help readers understand therapeutic approaches from the point of view of the provider. Scherz encourages a greater sense of personal responsibility and empowerment to navigate the healing and wholeness paths. Alternative health practices are also outlined to help people who wish to take a more holistic approach to wellness, both mental and physical. Readers will feel empowered by this book to take the first steps necessary to get the help they need, to continue along a path already chosen, or to take a different approach when one is not already working.
Jared Scherz, Ph.D., has been working for the last 20 years as a clinical psychologist, serving in various roles from psychotherapist, educational consultant, author, and technology entrepreneur. In 2001, Scherz created the first wholeness center in New Jersey, called Integrated Therapy Center (ITC). The vision for ITC is to provide in...
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Title:How To Succeed In Therapy: Navigating The Pitfalls On The Path To WellnessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:246 pages, 9.26 × 6.28 × 0.92 inPublished:January 22, 2015Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9781442241343

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Table of Contents

IntroductionAbout the AuthorUsing This BookPART I: UNDERSTANDING PSYCHOTHERAPY1: What is (Psycho) Therapy?2: How Does Therapy Work?3: Why Do People Go to Therapy?PART II: SELECTING A THERAPIST4: Selecting the Right Therapist For You5: Theoretical OrientationPART III: PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS6: Understanding Managed Care and Health Insurance7: Insurance Versus Self-PayPART IV: PREPARING FOR THERAPY8: Before I Begin9: The First Few SessionsPART V: MULTIPLE PATHS TO CHANGE10: Therapy Concentration Areas11: A Holistic Approach to Wellness12:Alternative Healthcare Practices13: Other ConsiderationsAppendix

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How to Succeed in Therapy is the most current, practical and easy-to-read book for anyone wanting to know more about being involved in therapy. There is no doubt that this book can help you understand the complex systems, processes, and nuances of the things to know as you consider therapy for the way to improve your life. If you want to achieve your therapy goals, start by reading How To Succeed in Therapy and get ready for the best that you can be!