The PsycBooks database added 3 new books to its database along with 10 classic books published before 1928. A full list of added books is here. The new books are described below. The first one addresses what to do when you have negative reactions to a client.
Transforming Negative Reactions to Clients: From Frustration to Compassion 2012 Edited by Abraham W. Wolf, PhD; Marvin R. Goldfried, PhD; and J. Christopher Muran, PhD
“Therapists are vulnerable to a wide range of uncomfortable emotions during the practice of psychotherapy. How a therapist manages these reactions has important consequences for the process and outcome of treatment. Spearheaded by three renowned scholars on psychotherapeutic practice, this edited volume will help therapists — established and novice — understand and constructively use the wide range of interfering feelings they experience in their working alliance with challenging patients.”
Humanity's Dark Side: Evil, Destructive Experience, and Psychotherapy 2012 Edited by Arthur C. Bohart, PhD; Barbara S. Held, PhD; Edward Mendelowitz, PhD; and Kirk J. Schneider, PhD
“In this book, prominent writers on psychotherapy present different, sometimes opposing views on humanity's dark side and consider how these views impact their clinical practice.”
Preventive Stress Management in Organizations, Second Edition 2012 By James Campbell Quick, PhD; Thomas A. Wright, PhD; Joyce A. Adkins, PhD; Debra L. Nelson, PhD; and Jonathan D. Quick, MD, MPH, FACPM
“Preventive stress management is a philosophy and set of principles grounded in public health, which organizational leaders and consultants can use to help their organization operate to its fullest potential. The approaches outlined in this book may be implemented by leaders in any organization.”
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