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Conceptualization in psychotherapy the models approach by Fredric M. Levine

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English


  • Psychotherapy -- Methodology.

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Edition Notes

StatementFredric M. Levine, Evelyn Sandeen.
ContributionsSandeen, Evelyn.
LC ClassificationsRC480.5 .L48 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3026546M
ISBN 100898595495
LC Control Number85006957

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History and Current Status of Psychotherapy Case Formulation TRACY D. EELLS Recognition of the central role that case formulation plays in psychother-apy planning and intervention has increased since the first edition of this handbook. Evidence for this claim includes the publication of several books. “[Formulation is] The lynch pin that holds theory and practice together” (Butler, ). Cognitive behavioral therapists use individually tailored formulations as a framework with which to understand their patients’ difficulties and to plan effective treatment. Conceptualizing People Who Use Substances Conceptualizing substance use is important, as a well articulated culturally sensitive conceptualization serves as a map for the counseling process. Each client is unique, thus it is important for counselors to consider intersecting identity factors when evaluating the relevance of a particular treatment. This is a Psychology Tools case formulation (case conceptualization) diagram. Put simply, case formulation is one method of a client and therapist coming to shared understanding of a difficulty. The formulation contextualizes the difficulty, making its origin and maintenance understandable. Case formulations are best completed collaboratively, with clients positioned as the ‘experts in themselves’.

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