Course Adoption Books on Clinical Resources
- 14 Ounces of Prevention
This volume identifies well-documented model programs that exemplify promotion, prevention, and emergent intervention alternatives for people suffering from some form of psychological disorder or distress.
- Abused Women and Survivor Therapy
This state-of-the art treatment manual contends that traditional psychotherapies for trauma victims have been insufficient in treating abused women. The author describes critical modifications to traditional practice that will allow practitioners to work more effectively with female victims of abuse.
- Action Therapy With Families and Groups
This book introduces clinicians to innovative therapeutic options for use with families and groups that involve physical movement and expressive arts techniques.
- Acute Stress Disorder
This book is the first comprehensive clinical text on acute stress disorder since its 1994 introduction into DSM-IV as a diagnostic category.
- Addressing Cultural Complexities in Practice
This book offers the ADDRESSING framework for recognizing and working with cultural influences—helping readers understand identity as a multidimensional combination of age, developmental and acquired disabilities, religion, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, indigenous heritage, national origin, and gender.
- Adlerian Therapy
This book demonstrates the relevance of Adlerian therapy by illustrating how Adler's ideas influenced current practice and emphasizing the short-term nature of its interventions. In addition, the authors show how Adlerian therapy works in practice with individuals, couples, families, and groups, as well as in educational settings.
- Adolescent Suicide
This second edition incorporates almost 15 years of new research on adolescent suicide and critical thinking about clinical assessment and intervention in addition to an expanded focus on prevention.
- Advances in Clinical Cognitive Science
The essays in this anthology feature findings from studies of specific clinical samples and a variety of disorders, but also present quantitative techniques and associated data-acquisition methods that have general application.
- The Anatomy of Psychotherapy
This book offers a critical analysis of the psychotherapy systems and techniques presented in the video series.
- Beyond Talk Therapy
This APA book is a comprehensive guide to expressive techniques, with each chapter focusing on a different technique, describing its theoretical underpinnings, and summarizing research on its effectiveness.
- Biological Substrates of Human Sexuality
This book explores some of the past decade's explosion of research on the neuroscience and endocrinology of sexuality and presents the latest findings in this field.
- Boundaries in Psychotherapy
Written for professionals to help them understand and navigate boundary issues such as exchange of gifts, nonsexual touch, therapist’s self-disclosure, dual relationships, bartering, home visits, home office practice, and telehealth.
- Bullying Prevention
In this book, the authors bring together years of experience in research and applied behavioral sciences to show how educators, school psychologists, counselors, and other professionals can address the problem of bullying and aggression in schools.
- Career Counseling of College Students
This APA book offers over 200 practical career counseling strategies and is the most comprehensive guide in the field for career counselors advising college students.
- Caring for Ourselves
This book demonstrates a way to balance personal and professional lives by tending physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, and the need to feel connected.
- Casebook for Integrating Family Therapy
APA published book for family therapists focusing on strategies for integrating various modalities and schools of intervention in practice.
- The Causes of Rape
This book examines why some men seem prone to rape, offers probable causes for this inclination, and provides a comprehensive review of scientific studies of coercive sex.
- Children of Depressed Parents
This APA book provides an integrated framework for understanding the risks children of depressed parents face in developing depression themselves.
- Clinical Dilemmas in Psychotherapy
This book describes the process of psychotherapy from the standpoint of managing the fundamental dilemmas that confront all psychotherapists, regardless of theoretical approach or treatment modality used.
- Clinical Geropsychology
This APA book provides invaluable guidance for working with aging populations.
- Clinical Health Psychology in Medical Settings
This book provides an overview of the roles and functions of clinical health psychologists as well as the education, training, personal, and professional issues involved.
- Clinical Neuropsychology
This book provides cutting-edge information on how to use and interpret neuroimaging technologies and how to integrate pharmacological approaches into treatment.
- Clinical Supervision
This book guides readers through a science-informed process of clinical supervision that clearly delineates the competencies required for good practice.
- Cognition and Suicide
This book is a compilation of theory, research, and intervention practices focused on cognition and suicide.
- Cognitive–Behavioral Group Therapy for Specific Problems and Populations
This APA book provides practical techniques for conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy in group settings, focusing on ways to enhance group cohesiveness and keep the group on task.
- Cognitive Methods and Their Application to Clinical Research
This book discusses the popularly used cognitive tasks in applied research, including the Stroop, Selective Attention, Implicit Memory, Directed Forgetting, and Autobiographical Memory tasks.
- Combined Treatments for Mental Disorders
This book focuses on ways to integrate psychotherapy and pharmacological treatments for various mental disorders. The book also discusses issues regarding prescriptive authority for psychologists.
- Comprehending Suicide
This volume gathers in one book 13 of the most thought-provoking works of the century that offer invaluable insights on suicide and on responses to it.
- Couple Power Therapy
In this unique book, Drs. Sheras and Koch-Sheras introduce the Couple Power Therapy model, an exciting new approach in which partners cocreate a unified vision for their relationship.
- Couples Coping With Stress
This book presents an in-depth look at original research on how couples cope with stress, including acute and chronic stress, stresses within and outside of the family, and stress caused by physical and mental illnesses
- Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion
This book offers a comprehensive guide for helping professionals and other people who are interested in their personal development, deepening their friendships, sustaining intimacy in their couple relationships, achieving success in the workplace, and developing healthy child-rearing practices.
- Creating High-Tech Teams
In this book, leaders in science and industry explore the state-of-the-art in technology and teamwork and how to translate this information into the best possible guidance for industrial–organizational practitioners.
- Critical Events in Psychotherapy Supervision
This book helps supervisors understand the dilemmas they most frequently encounter when supervising psychotherapist trainees.
- Critical Thinking About Psychology
This book challenges psychologists to re-examine basic assumptions of psychology so as to debunk myths and false assumptions.
- The Dependent Patient
This book presents an integrated, empirically based framework for diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of dependent psychotherapy patients.
- Dialogues on Difference
In this series of creative scholarly essays arranged in eight "dialogues," leading clinicians wrestle with questions of race, culture, gender, and sexuality as they apply to the therapeutic relationship.
- Dream Work in Therapy
This APA book discusses a cognitive-experiential model for working with dreams and provides clear instructions for implementing it in practice.
- EMDR as an Integrative Psychotherapy Approach
This APA book explores the latest developments and clinical applications of EMDR, the complex psychotherapy approach originally developed to treat posttraumatic stress disorder.
- Emotion-Focused Therapy
This APA book offers therapists a new approach for to help clients express their emotions appropriately rather than suppressing or avoiding their feelings.
- Emotions in the Practice of Psychotherapy
This APA book explores the relevance of emotion for psychotherapy, theory, and practice and provides 26 strategies that psychotherapists may use to help uncover and understand emotions in their clients.
- Empathy Reconsidered
Although there are many unanswered questions about the role of empathy in psychotherapy, this book brings the reader up to date by comparing different operational definitions and by discussing the varieties of empathy and their hypothesized relationships to therapy process and outcome.
- Empirically Based Play Interventions for Children
This book is a compilation of innovative, well-designed play interventions, presented for the first time in one text.
- Essential Components of Cognitive–Behavior Therapy for Depression
This APA book details the 5 basic components of cognitive–behavior in practice: individualized case formulation, session structuring, activity scheduling, using the thought record, and the schema change method.
- Essentials of Clinical Hypnosis
This book was born out of a desire to bridge the gap between research and practice, and to bring hypnosis into the mainstream of science-based clinical psychotherapy by introducing a wide readership to the benefits of incorporating hypnotic methods into clinical work.
- Ethics in HIV-Related Psychotherapy
This book offers an overview and decision making model for handling ethical, legal and moral dilemmas for clinicians serving HIV positive clients and for use in graduate ethics courses.
- Ethnocultural Aspects of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
This book is a first systematic examination of ethnocultural aspects of PTSD.
- Evaluating Outcomes
This book provides psychologists and related service providers with the empirical tools needed to evaluate outcomes effectively in everyday practice with clients, whether those clients are individuals, families, groups, or organizations.
- Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health
This book, designed for mental health practitioners, trainers, and graduate students, addresses nine fundamental questions in the debate on evidence-based practices.
- Evidence-Based Psychotherapy
This book offers distinctive perspectives, seeks common ground, and reveals legitimate differences, unanswered questions, and promising avenues for improving psychotherapy.
- Exploring Sport and Exercise Psychology, Second Edition
This APA book provides an indispensable overview of applications, interventions, and practice issues in the field of sport and exercise psychology.
- Family Psychology
This book presents innovative perspectives on the science of family intervention. The editors provide a thorough and concise historical overview of this emerging field, which is considered the applied branch of family psychology.
- Fear and Learning
This book brings together the most recent empirical developments in learning theory for understanding the etiology and treatment of fears and phobias.
- Fear of Intimacy
This APA book was written for therapists as well as couples working to improve their interpersonal intimate relationships and is packed with various case studies and personal accounts.
- Feminist Family Therapy
This APA book offers case-based discussions that address race, gender, and class as they effect the personal problems of individual families.
- Forgiveness Is a Choice
By demonstrating how forgiveness, approached in the correct manner, benefits the forgiver far more than the forgiven this self-help book benefits people who have been deeply hurt by another and caught in a vortex of anger, depression, and resentment.
- A Guide to Psychotherapy and Aging
A comprehensive overview of clinical interventions with older adults, backed by research and illustrated with case examples, this volume explores the challenges as well as the rewards of working with the growing elderly population.
- Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients, Second Edition
This second edition focuses on the complex cultural contexts of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) individuals, the provision of psychotherapy to LGBT clients across a range of presenting concerns, and emerging socio/political issues.
- Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious Diversity
This APA handbook provides practitioners with the information to increase their competency in working sensitively with members of each of the major faith communities in North America.
- The Heart and Soul of Change
This book proposes that the efficacy of therapy lies in pantheoretical, or common factors of different camps--the ingredients of effective therapy shared by all orientations.
- Helping Others Help Children
The book recontextualizes child therapy for contemporary demands by presenting a cross-section of supervision practices in child psychotherapy, which include some of the most promising new child therapies.
- The Hidden Disorder
This APA guide book helps practitioners recognize and treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in adults, offering relief and hope for distressed relationships and careers.
- History of Psychotherapy
This book addresses the history, evolution, current trends, and future prospects of psychotherapy.
- HIV+ Sex
This book illuminates the struggles faced by HIV-positive gay and bisexual men as sexual beings, but also describes the myriad ways in which many of these men are able to celebrate their sexuality.
- How Clients Make Therapy Work
In this provocative book, the authors debunk the medical model of the psychotherapist as healer who merely applies the proper nostrum to make the client well. Instead, they see the therapist as a coach, collaborator, and teacher who frees up the client's innate tendency to heal.
- How Therapists Change
In this book, prominent therapists from various theoretical orientations reflect on how they have expanded their professional horizons and how their intervention styles have changed over the years.
- How to Practice Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
This book is a clinically-based and clinically-illustrated manual that walks the reader through the development of the Core Conflictual Relationship Theme focus that is necessary to practice this specific form of brief psychodynamic psychotherapy.
- How to Survive and Thrive as a Therapist
This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide to starting, growing, or improving a psychotherapy practice.
- Humanistic Psychotherapies
This APA handbook offers readers an outstanding compendium of the latest research and practice techniques in humanistic psychotherapies.
- Identity and Story
This book examines the way the stories we tell create our identities.
- Imagery in Psychotherapy
This book is a comprehensive survey of the research evidence for our capacity to generate images, and the processes involved.
- In the Room With Men
This book explores theories of masculinities, current research on the psychology of men, and how these ideas are applied in clinical practice.
- Insight in Psychotherapy
Delineates and integrates what is currently known about insight, and discusses new directions that could help clinicians and researchers better understand this rich and complex process.
- Integrating Family Therapy
This book brings together family psychology and systems thinking to explore the ways systems therapists actually think and behave to bring about needed family change in the context of other systems.
- Integrating Spirituality Into Treatment
This book re-establishes the importance of spirituality while integrating it into the mainstream of sound psychological practice.
- The Interactional Nature of Depression
This APA book brings together interpersonal, cognitive, stress and coping, developmental, and social psychology perspectives into a comprehensive approach to depression theory and research.
- Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depressed Older Adults
This book is the first clinical book on how to conduct Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) with persons 65 years of age and older.
- Interpretive and Supportive Psychotherapies
This APA book offers a framework for making short-term psychodynamic therapy easier, quicker, and more effective, based on the interpretive-supportive therapy continuum for each individual client.
- Intervening in Children's Lives
The authors of this book describe a family-centered approach that engages children, adolescents, and their families, leveraging their motivation to change.
- Investigative Interviews of Children
Principles outlined in this APA book can be generalized to a variety of situations in which the interviewer wishes to gather information untainted by the dynamics of adult~child questioning.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
APA book that provides relevant information to successfully treat irritable bowel syndrome including discussion and treatment plans using the three psychotherapeutic modalities shown to be most effective.
- Laws Affecting Clinical Practice
This book is an essential introduction to clinically relevant laws for mental health professionals.
- Making Diagnosis Meaningful
This book explores criticisms of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and proposes new ways of looking at the diagnostic and treatment activities of therapists.
- Making Good
This book offers a narrative analysis of the lives of repeat offenders who turned their lives around, a literature review on personal reform and a guide to the use of narratives in offender counseling.
- Mandated Reporting of Suspected Child Abuse
The second edition of this APA book contains an extensive set of guidelines and recommendations on how to respond to mandated reporting laws in a variety of settings.
- Marital and Family Processes in Depression
APA book offers a cross disciplinary approach to synthesize the data and offer original research on depression and its relationship to marital problems with implications for marital and family therapy.
- Mastering Relationship Conflicts
This APA book demonstrates how the process of mastery works and how it can significantly reduce clients' symptoms and help them respond to emotional conflicts with greater flexibility.
- Meaning Reconstruction and the Experience of Loss
This APA book offers new paradigms for approaching loss, based on the tenets that symptoms in the bereaved have meaning and that its reconstruction in response to loss is the central process of grieving.
- Mental Health Care for Urban Indians
This book provides the reader with a basic understanding of the historical impact of colonization, the ensuing results of urban migration and boarding schools, and the effects that these events have had on the Native community.
This book is a compendium of original contributions that focus on new developments and applications for the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI–2), the most widely researched and broadly used personality assessment instrument.
- Mom, Dad. I'm Gay. How Families Negotiate Coming Out
This APA book illustrates family reactions to teenagers’ disclosures of gay, lesbian, transgendered, and bisexual identities and discusses factors that determine how parents cope with such disclosures.
- Motivational Styles in Everyday Life
APA book offers a unique perspective of motivational styles and a definitive statement of reversal theory with research support from a wide variety of areas.
- Neuropsychology for Clinical Practice
The book's broad scope makes it an invaluable resource for clinical psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, family counselors, or advanced students in any of these areas.
- Nicotine Dependence
This book synthesizes current theoretical and clinical research about nicotine dependence.
- On the Stigma of Mental Illness
This book explores the causes and ramifications of mental illness stigma and possible means to eliminate it.
- Pathological Gambling
This book reviews the prevalence, consequences, correlates, and treatments of pathological gambling.
- Pediatric Psychopharmacology
APA book providing essential information to practitioners wishing to optimize their treatment of childhood and adolescent mental disorders through a better understanding of psychopharmacological agents.
- Personality-Guided Behavior Therapy
This book shows how behavioral views of personality can be applied to produce effective assessment and treatment.
- Personality-Guided Relational Psychotherapy
This book offers a new biopsychosocial model of therapy that reconciles and integrates several theoretical viewpoints of personality.
- Phobic Disorders and Panic in Adults
This APA book is a complete resource on the three main phobic disorders -- providing handouts and forms to use with patients, sources for assessment materials and referral sources.
- A Place to Call Home
This book demonstrates that after-school clubs offer critical resources to urban youth in their passage to adulthood.
- Positive Psychological Assessment
This book is a primer for practitioners and researchers striving to incorporate assessment of human strengths, resources, and fulfillments into their work.
- Practical Ethics for Psychologists
This second edition features new material on the positive impact of continuing education programs; consideration of emotional problems and non-rational decision making on professional competence; and discussion of the challenges of delivering psychological services using electronic media.
- Preventing Sexual Violence
This book critiques the current treatment of sex offenders in an effort to determine how best to prevent reoffending without infringing on the rights of citizens.
- Preventing Violence
This is the only book available that offers current data-based analyses from leaders in violence prevention with a strong scientific perspective.
- Preventing Youth Violence in a Multicultural Society
This book highlights the importance of creating culturally compatible interventions to stop violence among the youngest members of diverse populations.
- The Primary Care Consultant
This book surveys innovative programs that integrate health psychology into primary health care in the Department of Defense, VA hospitals, and selected specialty settings, offering a view of the future for psychologists.
- Psychological Interventions in Childhood Chronic Illness
This book is designed to advance scientific understanding of interventions that promote psychological adaptation and adherence to treatment for children and adolescents with chronic health conditions.
- Psychological Treatment of Chronic Illness
This book emphasizes the biopsychosocial perspective and describes a biopsychosocially-oriented treatment approach known as Biopsychosocial Therapy.
- Psychological Treatment of Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder
This book provide practical, step-by-step descriptions of psychological approaches to treating OCD.
- Psychology and the National Institute of Mental Health
As a history, this book reveals important insights into the remarkable expansion of psychology since World War II and illuminates the role of government in shaping the lives and practices of its citizens through its funding.
- The Psychology of Hate
This ground-breaking book brings together experts on the psychology of hate to present their diverse viewpoints in a single volume.
- Psychosocial Interventions for Cancer
This APA book examines the impact psychologists can have on cancer patients in coping with the disease.
- Psychosocial Issues Near the End of Life
This book provides a model for the important role that psychologists can play in ensuring that end-of-life care balances physical care with psychosocial and spiritual care.
- Reading and Understanding MORE Multivariate Statistics
This APA book provides easy-to-understand explanations of more multivariate statistics not covered in Reading and Understanding Multivariate Statistics.
- Recovered Memories of Abuse
This book contains an even-handed account of the social, scientific, and legal context of the debate about recovered memories.
- Resolution of Inner Conflict
This book gives readers a thorough course on how to do psychoanalytic therapy.
- Road Rage
This book provides detailed, step-by-step information on implementing a successful, brief (4 session) cognitive-behavioral treatment program for angry, aggressive drivers.
- Schizophrenia in Late Life
This volume presents a uniquely comprehensive picture of the current research about older adults diagnosed with schizophrenia.
- School-Based Prevention for Children at Risk
This book describes how to establish, maintain and evaluate a successful school-based prevention program for at-risk children.
- Second-Order Change in Psychotherapy
This fascinating and rich book illustrates how second-order change is at the core of all effective treatments and demonstrates how to creatively employ specific, targeted approaches in an interpersonal context of shared respect, empathy, and compassion.
- Self-Relations in the Psychotherapy Process
APA book elucidating the paradox of the self in the psychotherapeutic process that also examines the major tenets of postmodernism in relation to psychotherapy practice.
- Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships
This book shows how clients can be helped to overcome psychological challenges and become physically and emotionally closer to their partners.
- Sexual Feelings in Psychotherapy
This volume helps prepare therapists and therapists-in-training of all theoretical orientations to acknowledge, accept, and understand their own and their clients' sexual feelings that can occur during therapy.
- Spiritual Approaches in the Treatment of Women With Eating Disorders
This book is for the practitioner who is curious about how to incorporate therapy that draws on clients' spirituality or religious background as a resource for recovery from eating disorders.
- A Spiritual Strategy for Counseling and Psychotherapy, Second Edition
This book shows mental health professionals how to deal sensitively with clients whose spirituality or religion is an integral part of their lives.
- Spiritually Oriented Psychotherapy
This book is the first to critically and coherently survey how spirituality can be incorporated into a range of psychotherapeutic approaches.
- Studying the Clinician
This APA book addresses the accuracy of the judgment of most clinicians in therapy and other clinical settings and provides recommendations for improving the accuracy of psychological assessment.
- The Suicidal Patient
This APA book, which updates a classic text in the field of suicidology, provides relevant empirical information on the clinical and legal standards of care for this high-risk population.
- Teaching and Social Justice
This book provides psychologists and educators with a foundation to create their own multicultural feminist pedagogy.
- Termination in Psychotherapy
Developed in the context of longer-term, dynamically-oriented psychotherapy, the book’s general model provides a useful framework for understanding the termination phase across theoretical orientations and treatment modalities and structures.
- Theories of Behavior Therapy
This APA book covers the spectrum of major theories relevant to contemporary behavior therapy, with contributions from the leading proponents of the theories described.
- Therapeutic Alliances in Couple and Family Therapy
This book demonstrates the crucial importance of healthy working relationships with clients in couple and family therapy.
- Therapy With Difficult Clients
This book offers seven factors that are necessary for therapeutic change and offers a tool for assessing clients' readiness for change and practical guidelines for working with difficult clients.
- Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms®, Tenth Edition
This 10th edition of APA's popular thesaurus provides a well-organized compilation of psychological index terms.
- Trauma and Substance Abuse
This book explores the underrecognized connection between post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and substance abuse.
- Treating Adult and Juvenile Offenders With Special Needs
This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to mental health services exploring the history, rights, standards and treatment of offenders with special needs in correction environments.
- Treating Patients With Memories of Abuse
This APA volume is essential reading for any practicing psychologist, social worker, or psychiatrist who works with patients struggling with recovered memories of abuse.
- Treating Patients With Neuropsychological Disorders
This book is an essential guide for the general practitioner who comes across a patient with a neuropsychological disorder.
- Treatments That Work With Children
This APA book helps readers assess available treatments for childhood problems that have documented records of success.
- Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders
This book provides an effective new way to treat anxiety disorders.
- Understanding Psychotherapy Change
This book provides a simplied discussion of an integrative approach to case formulation.
- Virtue and Psychology
This book describes an alternative framework that not only acknowledges virtue, but also shows how values that we already hold in common may be incorporated into psychological practice, and into our lives as a whole.
- What Therapists Don't Talk About and Why
This book helps therapists and therapists-in-training explore the myths and taboo topics that weaken their practice and cause anxiety, discomfort, and confusion.
- Women and Victimization
This book is the first book to comprehensively examine and integrate a vast and diverse literature base, drawing from divergent findings to reveal a picture of complexity and of intertwining risk and resilience factors.
- Working It Out
This APA book describes how exercise can benefit a wide range of clients, from those acutely stressed to those with chronic distress, by alleviating stress and improving clarity and self-esteem.
- Working With Parents of Aggressive Children
This book discusses the Responsive Parent Therapy, which is designed for families with aggressive school-age children.
- The Writing Cure
This book presents groundbreaking research on the cognitive, emotional, and biological pathways through which disclosure and expressive writing influences mental and physical health.
- Your Practicum in Psychology
This book prepares students for field placement in mental health settings by providing a wide range of both practical and theoretical information.