"Advanced Techniques for Counseling and Psychotherapy" contains original techniques, stories and concepts have been used successfully time and again throughout Dr. Conte's long career as a clinical counselor, supervisor and educator. This book fills a gap in the counseling field by presenting counseling and psychotherapy techniques that approach psychological and behavioral change from both classic viewpoints and a fresh, new perspective. Distilling over 11,000 hours of his clinical experience into an engaging and pragmatic approach to therapy, Dr. Conte presents a balanced approach to helping others discover their true selves. This book covers: The Five Errors of Communication; Yield Theory; The Four Cs of Parenting; and The Analytic Self. New techniques for Basic, Metaphor, Creative, Projective and Classic Therapy are presented in clear, engaging prose. It provides practical applications of counseling theories, including clinical case examples.
Christian Conte, PhD, is a faculty member in the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada. He has received the Silver Compass Award for teaching; has published refereed articles in several professional journals; and presented on Analytical Psychology, Yield Theory, the Five Errors of Communication, and intertwining mythological tales with clinical stories at state, national, and international conferences. Dr. Conte's current research involves applying his depth-counseling approach to domestic violence offenders in South Lake Tahoe, CA. He provides clinical consultations to community organizations in Nevada and California. Dr. Conte lives in Sparks, NV with his beautiful wife Kristen and their phenomenal daughter Kaia.
Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Basic Therapy; Chapter 3: Metaphor Therapy; Chapter 4: Creative Therapy; Chapter 5: Projective Therapy; Chapter 6: Classic Therapy.