'This book provides a very useful and thought provoking account of a developing form of Interpersonal Psychotherapy and gives a clear guide for practising clinicians.' Psychological Medicine First published in 2003, this ground-breaking text firmly established itself as a touchstone for all therapists using interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT).
Key features and benefits: * A wealth of clinically-based descriptions and vignettes help bring the theory to life * Numerous case studies highlight the key issues in IPT * Reproducible diagrams and flowcharts for use by therapists and their patients * Comprehensive coverage of key theoretical issues and an up-to-date critical appraisal of IPT research New for the second edition: * Extended coverage of the clinical adaptation of IPT to post-traumatic mental health and other new applications of IPT * More on depression and common problems encountered in IPT * Coverage of training and dissemination * How to manage joint sessions and integrate techniques from other approaches and models Interpersonal Psychotherapy: a clinician's guide is the international standard for the clinical trainee seeking an introduction to IPT as well as for instructors of psychiatry residents, psychology interns and graduate students, as well as social work students. It is an accessible reference for other mental health providers and primary care practitioners.
SECTION 1: Introduction Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. IPT Theory and Clinical Applications SECTION 2: Initial Sessions Chapter 3. The Structure of IPT Chapter 4. Assessment and Patient Selection Attachment Chapter 5. The Interpersonal Inventory Chapter 6. The Interpersonal Formulation Chapter 7. The Treatment Contract SECTION 3: IPT Techniques Introduction Chapter 8. Clarification Chapter 9. Communication Analysis Chapter 10. Interpersonal Incidents Chapter 11. Use of Affect Chapter 12. Role Playing Chapter 13. Homework SECTION 4: Problem Areas Chapter 14. Interpersonal Disputes Chapter 15. Role Transitions Chapter 16. Grief and Loss SECTION 5 Concluding IPT Chapter 17. Concluding Acute Treatment and Maintenance SECTION 6 Additional Aspects of IPT Chapter 18. Psychodynamic Processes Chapter 19. Applications of IPT Chapter 20. Research in IPT Chapter 21. IPT: An Integrated Case Example Appendices: A. IPT Institute and Certified Training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy B. Interpersonal Inventory Form C. Interpersonal Formulation Form D. International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy