This innovative guide addresses the essential question facing every therapist with a new client: How do I create a treatment plan that is the best match for my client? This unique resource provides a systematic method to integrate ideas, skills, and techniques from different theoretical approaches, empirical research, and clinical experience to create a case formulation that is tailor-made for the client. The Second Edition features a streamlined process for creating the conceptualization plan, increased inclusion of research findings and empirically validated treatments, and more attention and clarity concerning cultural issues.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- List of Tables.
Part I Case Formulation Skills.
- Chapter 1. A Framework for Clinical Case Formulations.
- Chapter 2. Gathering Data.
- Chapter 3. Defining Problems.
- Chapter 4. Setting Outcome Goals.
- Chapter 5. Organizing and Presenting the Database.
- Chapter 6. Creating the Formulation.
- Chapter 7. Writing the Treatment Plan.
Part II Thirty Core Clinical Hypotheses.
- Chapter 8. Crisis, Stressful Situations, Transitions, and Trauma.
- Chapter 9. Body and Emotions.
- Chapter 10. Cognitive Models.
- Chapter 11. Behavioral and Learning Models.
- Chapter 12. Existential and Spiritual Models.
- Chapter 13. Psychodynamic Models.
- Chapter 14. Social, Cultural, and Environmental Factors.
- Chapter 15. Practice, Practice, Practice.
- Appendix I Useful Charts.
- Appendix II Useful Forms.
- Appendix III Case Material for Practice.
- Appendix IVAnswers and Samples for Activities.
- Author Index.
- Subject Index.