The Anatomy of Psychotherapy: Viewer's Guide to the APA Psychotherapy Videotape Series

Pages: 194
Item #: 4310341
ISBN: 978-1-55798-782-2
List Price: $11.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $11.95
Copyright: 1995
Format: Softcover
Note: This book is out of print and no longer available for purchase.

The Viewer's Guide includes twelve chapters that correspond to the twelve videotapes in the series. Each chapter offers a synopsis of the clinical approach, client background and precipitation events outline, process notes from initial sessions, stimulus questions about the videotaped session, therapist's reflections on the demonstration, autobiographical sketch of the psychotherapist, and a directory of sources for further readings.

The Anatomy of Psychotherapy offers a critical analysis of the psychotherapy systems and techniques presented in the video series. The guide prompts the viewer to consider the strengths of a particular approach while offering a bibliography of additional reading—including empirical research articles. Used with the videos, the guide motivates the viewer to speculate about the types of patients, disorders, and circumstances that might occur during psychotherapy; along with alternative ways of responding and/or interacting with patients.

This softcover edition is a re-release of the 1995 spiral-bound edition.

Table of Contents


  1. Feminist Therapy
    Conducted by Laura S. Brown, PhD
  2. Ethnocultural Psychotherapy
    Conducted by Lillian Comas-Diaz, PhD
  3. Short-Term Dynamic Therapy
    Conducted by Donald K. Freedheim, PhD
  4. Cognitive–Affective Behavior Therapy
    Conducted by Marvin R. Goldfried, PhD
  5. Process Experiential Psychotherapy
    Conducted by Leslie S. Greenberg, PhD
  6. Effective Psychoanalytic Therapy of Schizophrenia and Other Severe Disorders
    Conducted by Bertram P. Karon, PhD
  7. Individual Consultation From a Family Systems Perspective
    Conducted by Florence W. Kaslow, PhD
  8. Multimodal Therapy
    Conducted by Arnold A. Lazarus, PhD
  9. Experiential Psychotherapy
    Conducted by Alvin R. Mahrer, PhD
  10. Prescriptive Eclectic Therapy
    Conducted by John C. Norcross, PhD
  11. Cognitive–Behavior Therapy
    Conducted by Jacqueline B. Persons, PhD
  12. Client-Centered Therapy
    Conducted by Nathaniel J. Raskin, PhD