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The Resource Mastering the clinical conversation : language as intervention, by Matthieu Villatte, Jennifer L. Villatte, Steven C. Hayes

Mastering the clinical conversation : language as intervention, by Matthieu Villatte, Jennifer L. Villatte, Steven C. Hayes

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Mastering the clinical conversation : language as intervention
Title
Mastering the clinical conversation
Title remainder
language as intervention
Statement of responsibility
by Matthieu Villatte, Jennifer L. Villatte, Steven C. Hayes
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "This compelling book provides psychotherapists with evidence-based strategies for harnessing the power of language to free clients from life-constricting patterns and promote psychological flourishing. Grounded in relational frame theory (RFT), the volume shares innovative ways to enhance assessment and intervention using specific kinds of clinical conversations. Techniques are demonstrated for activating and shaping behavior change, building a flexible sense of self, fostering meaning and motivation, creating powerful experiential metaphors, and strengthening the therapeutic relationship. User-friendly features include more than 80 clinical vignettes with commentary by the authors, plus a "Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy" filled with sample phrases and questions to ask"--
  • "Subject Areas/Keywords: acceptance and commitment therapy, ACT, assessments, CBT, cognitive-behavioral therapy, contextual behavioral science, interventions, language, metaphors, mindfulness, psychotherapy, relational frame theory, RFT, therapeutic communication, therapeutic relationships, therapists DESCRIPTION This compelling book provides psychotherapists with evidence-based strategies for harnessing the power of language to free clients from life-constricting patterns and promote psychological flourishing. Grounded in relational frame theory (RFT), the volume shares innovative ways to enhance assessment and intervention using specific kinds of clinical conversations. Techniques are demonstrated for activating and shaping behavior change, building a flexible sense of self, fostering meaning and motivation, creating powerful experiential metaphors, and strengthening the therapeutic relationship. User-friendly features include more than 80 clinical vignettes with commentary by the authors, plus a "Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy" filled with sample phrases and questions to ask."--
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Villatte, Matthieu
Dewey number
616.89/14
Index
index present
LC call number
RC480.8
LC item number
.V55 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WM 62
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  • Villatte, Jennifer L
  • Hayes, Steven C
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  • Psychotherapist and patient
  • Psychotherapists
  • Communication in psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
  • Professional-Patient Relations
  • MEDICAL
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Communication in psychiatry
  • Psychotherapist and patient
  • Psychotherapists
  • Psychotherapy
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Mastering the clinical conversation : language as intervention, by Matthieu Villatte, Jennifer L. Villatte, Steven C. Hayes
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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rdacarrier
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Contents
  • The Power of Language -- Language and Psychopathology -- Symbolic Tools of Change -- Psychological Assessment -- Activating and Shaping Behavior Change -- Building a Flexible Sense of Self -- Fostering Meaning and Motivation -- Building and Delivering Experiential Metaphors -- Training Experiential Skills through Formal Practice -- Empowering the Therapeutic Relationship -- Epilogue -- Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy -- Practical Definitions of Terms Used in This Book
  • Cover; Half Title Page; Also Available; Title Page; Copyright; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; 1. The Power of Language; Traditional Approaches to Language in Psychotherapy; A Contextual Behavioral Approach to Language; Language Is a Learned Behavior; The Evolution of Language; Language Is a Form of Learning; How Language Is Learned; Chapter Summary; 2. Language and Psychopathology; Problems Linked to the Fluency and Flexibility of Relational Framing; Problems Linked to Experiential Avoidance; Problems Linked to Rule Following and Ineffective Persistence
  • Problems Linked to Sense Making and CoherenceProblems Linked to Motivation; Language Implications for Psychotherapists; Chapter Summary; 3. Symbolic Tools of Change; A Framework for Using Language in Therapy; Using Relational Framings as Therapeutic Tools; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 4. Psychological Assessment; Creating an Experiential Context for Assessment; Assessing Context Sensitivity; Assessing Coherence; Fitting RFT into Specific Psychotherapy Models; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 5. Activating and Shaping Behavior Change; Using Language to Activate Behavior Change
  • Using Language to Shape Behavior ChangeClinical Example; Chapter Summary; 6. Building a Flexible Sense of Self; The Concept of Self; Problems with Self-Concepts; An RFT Perspective on the Self; The Flexible Self; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 7. Fostering Meaning and Motivation; The Language of Meaning and Motivation; Life Meaning and Motivation in Practice; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 8. Building and Delivering Experiential Metaphors; Metaphors as Stories Promoting Behavior Change; Selecting and Creating Powerful Clinical Metaphors; How to Deliver a Metaphor
  • Using Frozen MetaphorsClinical Example; Chapter Summary; 9. Training Experiential Skills through Formal Practice; Overview; Formal Experiential Techniques in Practice; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 10. Empowering the Therapeutic Relationship; Applying RFT Principles to the Therapist; Building a Flexible Therapeutic Relationship; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; Epilogue; Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy; Psychological Assessment (Chapter 4); Activating and Shaping Behavior Change (Chapter 5); Building a Flexible Sense of Self (Chapter 6)
  • Fostering Meaning and Motivation (Chapter 7)Practical Definitions of Terms Used in This Book; References; Index
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9781462523108
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Label
Mastering the clinical conversation : language as intervention, by Matthieu Villatte, Jennifer L. Villatte, Steven C. Hayes
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Power of Language -- Language and Psychopathology -- Symbolic Tools of Change -- Psychological Assessment -- Activating and Shaping Behavior Change -- Building a Flexible Sense of Self -- Fostering Meaning and Motivation -- Building and Delivering Experiential Metaphors -- Training Experiential Skills through Formal Practice -- Empowering the Therapeutic Relationship -- Epilogue -- Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy -- Practical Definitions of Terms Used in This Book
  • Cover; Half Title Page; Also Available; Title Page; Copyright; About the Authors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; 1. The Power of Language; Traditional Approaches to Language in Psychotherapy; A Contextual Behavioral Approach to Language; Language Is a Learned Behavior; The Evolution of Language; Language Is a Form of Learning; How Language Is Learned; Chapter Summary; 2. Language and Psychopathology; Problems Linked to the Fluency and Flexibility of Relational Framing; Problems Linked to Experiential Avoidance; Problems Linked to Rule Following and Ineffective Persistence
  • Problems Linked to Sense Making and CoherenceProblems Linked to Motivation; Language Implications for Psychotherapists; Chapter Summary; 3. Symbolic Tools of Change; A Framework for Using Language in Therapy; Using Relational Framings as Therapeutic Tools; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 4. Psychological Assessment; Creating an Experiential Context for Assessment; Assessing Context Sensitivity; Assessing Coherence; Fitting RFT into Specific Psychotherapy Models; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 5. Activating and Shaping Behavior Change; Using Language to Activate Behavior Change
  • Using Language to Shape Behavior ChangeClinical Example; Chapter Summary; 6. Building a Flexible Sense of Self; The Concept of Self; Problems with Self-Concepts; An RFT Perspective on the Self; The Flexible Self; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 7. Fostering Meaning and Motivation; The Language of Meaning and Motivation; Life Meaning and Motivation in Practice; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 8. Building and Delivering Experiential Metaphors; Metaphors as Stories Promoting Behavior Change; Selecting and Creating Powerful Clinical Metaphors; How to Deliver a Metaphor
  • Using Frozen MetaphorsClinical Example; Chapter Summary; 9. Training Experiential Skills through Formal Practice; Overview; Formal Experiential Techniques in Practice; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; 10. Empowering the Therapeutic Relationship; Applying RFT Principles to the Therapist; Building a Flexible Therapeutic Relationship; Clinical Example; Chapter Summary; Epilogue; Quick Guide to Using RFT in Psychotherapy; Psychological Assessment (Chapter 4); Activating and Shaping Behavior Change (Chapter 5); Building a Flexible Sense of Self (Chapter 6)
  • Fostering Meaning and Motivation (Chapter 7)Practical Definitions of Terms Used in This Book; References; Index
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926101759
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1 online resource
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9781462523108
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(OCoLC)926101759

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