Understanding Psychotherapy Change: A Practical Guide to Configurational Analysis

Understanding Psychotherapy Change: A Practical Guide to Configurational Analysis

by Mardi Horowitz

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Overview

Understanding Psychotherapy Change: A Practical Guide to Configurational Analysis, Mardi Horowitz provides a simplified discussion of his empirically supported, integrative approach to case formulation. He begins by tracing the roots of this approach and its refinements and providing an overview of the process. Then, using an extended case example from a brief psychotherapy, he methodically illustrates how Configurational Analysis is applied.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591472285
Publisher: American Psychological Association
Publication date: 01/28/2005
Pages: 139
Product dimensions: 7.24(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexi
Introduction3
ICase Formulation15
Chapter 1Janice's Case and Steps 1 Through 417
Chapter 2Steps 1 and 2: Describing Phenomena and States of Mind27
Chapter 3Step 3: Formulating Topics of Concern and Defensive Control Processes47
Chapter 4Step 4: Exploring Identity and Relationships55
IIMid-Course Corrections69
Chapter 5Steps 5 and 6: Modifying States and State Transitions and Working Through Topics of Concern71
Chapter 6Step 7: Working on Views of Self and Relationships87
IIIEvaluation and Treatment Outcome99
Chapter 7Step 8: Evaluating Change101
Chapter 8Review of Configurational Analysis113
Epilogue119
Glossary121
References125
Index133
About the Author139

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