Treatment Planning For Psychotherapists: A Practical Guide To Better Outcomes by Richard B. MakoverTreatment Planning For Psychotherapists: A Practical Guide To Better Outcomes by Richard B. Makover

Treatment Planning For Psychotherapists: A Practical Guide To Better Outcomes

byRichard B. MakoverEditorRichard B. Makover

Paperback | February 16, 2016

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Previous editions of Dr. Richard B. Makover's popular handbook Treatment Planning for Psychotherapists shed light on this all-too-often neglected element of psychotherapy while squarely establishing themselves as the go-to references on the topic. Drawing on the author's years of experience, and with engaging and memorable clinical examples, the book presents a top-down, outcome-based approach to treatment planning that emphasizes the importance of the initial interview and assessment to the planning process, while providing practical advice for enhancing patient collaboration and reducing drop-out rates.

This revised edition of the guide has been updated to reflect important changes in mental health delivery systems and funding relevant to treatment providers, as well as the challenges and opportunities posed by the digital revolution. It is also more readable than ever: bullet points and chapter-end summaries distill points of emphasis, helping readers take in and reference information easily and effectively.

This third edition also features: • An amplified chapter on assessment that explains how this crucial step should inform case formulation and, as a result, treatment planning.• An expanded chapter on the challenges of treating patients struggling with cognitive impairment, addiction and psychoses, among other issues, ensuring that readers are equipped to handle a wide range of scenarios.• A new, simplified approach to the often overlooked but crucial step of formulation.• Suggested readings that will provide therapists with a comprehensive view of psychotherapy in general and treatment planning in particular.

The framework and methods offered in this edition of Treatment Planning for Psychotherapists make it an invaluable resource for clinical psychiatrists and psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, psychiatric residents, clinical social workers -- in short, anyone engaged in the challenging but necessary work of helping patients address and overcome their dysfunction.

Richard B. Makover, M.D., is Lecturer in Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.
Title:Treatment Planning For Psychotherapists: A Practical Guide To Better OutcomesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.47 inPublished:February 16, 2016Publisher:American Psychiatric Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1615370293

ISBN - 13:9781615370290

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Table of Contents

PrefaceAbout the AuthorPART 1IntroductionChapter 1. OverviewChapter 2. The Importance of Treatment PlanningChapter 3. Treatment SelectionPART 2: ComponentsChapter 4. The AimChapter 5. Goals Chapter 6. StrategiesChapter 7. TacticsPART 3: ConstructionChapter 8. AssessmentChapter 9. FormulationChapter 10. The PlanChapter 11. The Treatment ContractPART 4: PracticeChapter 12. Putting It All TogetherChapter 13. Working the PlanChapter 14. The Structural ImpasseChapter 15. ChallengesPART 5: EducationChapter 16. New LearningChapter 17. Suggested ReadingsIndex