Short-Term Existential Intervention in Clinical Practice by Joseph WalshShort-Term Existential Intervention in Clinical Practice by Joseph Walsh

Short-Term Existential Intervention in Clinical Practice

byJoseph Walsh, Jim Lantz

Paperback | June 15, 2007

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Short-Term Existential Intervention in Clinical Practice presents an existential approach to clinical intervention with clients experiencing a variety of emotional problems stemming from biological, psychological, social, and meaning and purpose issues. The book also focuses on the realitiesof short-term intervention and the effects limited contact between clients and treatment providers has on successful intervention.The authors first relate theoretical material to the nature and experience of crisis including short-term intervention, environmental modification strategies, the principles of existential intervention, and cross-cultural concerns in existential practice. They then apply the existential interventionapproach to various client populations, focusing on the existential strategies of holding, telling, mastering, and honoring.
Joseph Walsh (PhD, MSW, The Ohio State University) is professor of social work at Virginia Commonwealth University. He has been a direct services practitioner in the field of mental health since 1974. He continues to provide direct services to clients at the university counseling center. Professor Walsh was the 1998 recipient of the Na...
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Title:Short-Term Existential Intervention in Clinical PracticeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:174 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.39 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190615931

ISBN - 13:9780190615932

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"This book offers a rewarding approach that encourages discussion with clients about fundamental dilemmas of existence." --Michael E. Sherr, Baylor University