Building Basic Therapeutic Skills

A Practical Guide for Current Mental Health Practice

by Jeanne Albronda Heaton

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Building Basic Therapeutic Skills is an essential handbook that provides the nuts-and-bolts inforJeanne Heaton provides guidance to the student therapist with a book that demonstrates both her humanity and wisdom. Of all those skills that she promotes, perhaps the most important is her profound respect for the client.
-Michael J. Lambert, professor of psychology, Brigham Young University and coauthor of Assessing Outcome in Clinical Practice

A valuable and essential textbook for mental health educators supervising practicum and internship students. I'll be using it as a textbook in my teaching at Ohio State University.
-Daniel R. Merz, Ph.D., L.P.C.C., counselor educator, The Ohio State University 

A masterful job of presenting the cumulative effects of the experience of a senior therapist into a clear and concise volume.
-John M. Sell, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Reedie & Co.

Contains excellent and culturally sensitive examples of not only what to do but how to do it.
-Sheila Y. Williams, M.Ed., L.P.C.C., University Counselor/Private Practitioner and member, State of Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board Testing Committee Chair, American Association of State Counseling Boards

Clear, concise, and down-to-earth. . . . It belongs in the library, if not the hip pocket, of anyone who is studying to be a therapist or is just beginning to practice. This is the book I wish I had written.
-Steven Jay Lynn, Ph.D., professor of psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton

A valuable resource for the student and beginning therapist. . . .an excellent review for the experienced therapist.
-Barry G. Ginsberg, Ph.D., director, Center of Relationship Enhancement author of Relation Enhancement Family Therapy

ISBN 9780787939847
Language English
Pages 275
Type Hardback
Book Author(s) Jeanne Albronda Heaton