The Initial Psychotherapy Interview: A Gay Man Seeks Treatment by Charles Silverstein

The Initial Psychotherapy Interview: A Gay Man Seeks Treatment

byCharles Silverstein, Charles Silverstein

Other | January 19, 2011

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This book provides comprehensive coverage of the initial interview with a gay male client. It first provides a transcript of the entire interview. It then covers in-depth a set of universal themes, and finally includes commentary on and analysis of the interview from a range of the most widely used theoretical perspectives.

It is designed to teach the foundations of conducting an initial interview and therapists in training, as well as experienced mental health workers will find it invaluable.

--Winner of the Distinguished Book Award, APA 2011--

  • Editor is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Institute for Human Identity
  • Presents a realistic model of interviewing, and cautions the therapist in training not to grasp for the unreachable; perfection
  • Every chapter in the book discusses the insights and mistakes by the psychologist conducting the interview

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Title:The Initial Psychotherapy Interview: A Gay Man Seeks TreatmentFormat:OtherDimensions:344 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 19, 2011Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0123851475

ISBN - 13:9780123851475

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Table of Contents

Part One: The Initial Interview

1 Introduction - Charles Silverstein

2 Scott's Interview (Transcript)- Charles Silverstein

3 The Initial Psychotherapy Interview - Charles Silverstein

4 Variations on Gender and Orientation in Scott's First Interview - Margaret Nichols

5 Institutional Aspects of the Initial Interview - Ronald E. Hellman

Part Two: Problem Behaviors

6 Death and Bereavement - Michael C. Singer

7 An Attachment Perspective on the First Interview (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy) - Gil Tunnell

8 Understanding Self-Report of Sexual Abuse in an Initial Clinical Interview - John C. Gonsiorek

9 Sex, Drugs, and HIV (Clinical Issues and Assessment Strategies) - Peter S. Theodore

Part Three: Treatment Modalities

10 Motivational Interviewing for Health Behavior Problems - Donald Bux

11 Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy - DeMond M. Grant and LaRicka R. Wingate

12 Family Systems (The Relational Contexts of Individual Symptoms) - Corinne Datchi-Phillips

13 Listening as a Psychoanalyst - Ralph Roughton

14 Psychodrama (In Search of Meaning Through Action) - Jacob Gershoni

15 Gay-Affirmative Psychotherapy in Real Time (A First Interview) - Armand R. Cerbone