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Therapeutic Communication
Second Edition
Knowing What to Say When

Paul L. Wachtel

398 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
October 2013
ISBN 978-1-4625-1337-6
Cat. #1337
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April 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-171-0
Cat. #8171
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August 2011
ISBN 978-1-60918-173-4
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1. Rethinking the Talking Cure: The Therapist Speaks Too

I. Theoretical and Empirical Foundations

2. The Continuing Evolution of Psychotherapy: New and Converging Developments in Psychoanalytic, Cognitive-Behavioral, Systemic, and Experiential Approaches

3. Attending to Attachment: Accelerating Interest in the Therapeutic Implications of Attachment Theory and Research

4. Cyclical Psychodynamics I: Vicious and Virtuous Circles

5. Cyclical Psychodynamics II: Anxiety, Exposure, and Interpretation

6. Cyclical Psychodynamics III: Insight, the Therapeutic Relationship, and the World Outside

II. Clinical Applications and Guidelines

7. Accusatory and Facilitative Comments: Criticism and Permission in the Therapeutic Dialogue

8. Exploration, Not Interrogation

9. Building on the Patient’s Strengths

10. Affirmation and Change

11. Attribution and Suggestion

12. Reframing, Relabeling, and Paradox

13. Therapist Self-Disclosure: Prospects and Pitfalls

14. Achieving Resolution of the Patient's Difficulties: Resistance, Working Through, and Following Through

III. Postscript

15. Therapeutic Communication with Couples, Ellen F. Wachtel

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