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Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy

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12.06.2018 | Book Review

Mick Cooper and Duncan Law (Eds.): Working with Goals in Psychotherapy and Counselling

Oxford University Press, 2018, 215 pp, $40 USD, £29.99 (Paperback)

10.04.2018 | Original Paper

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mild-to-Moderate Transdiagnostic Emotional Dysregulation

Recent research has found that emotional dysregulation is a transdiagnostic feature across a range of common mental health difficulties and within the general population. However, existing treatment for emotional dysregulation is typically …

29.03.2018 | Original Paper

Comparing Metacognition and Mentalization and Their Implications for Psychotherapy for Individuals with Psychosis

Over the past couple of decades, researchers have investigated the relationship between psychosis and social cognitive deficits and how these deficits might be targets for psychosocial treatments. Two important constructs related to social …

22.03.2018 | Original Paper

Considerations in Francisco Varela for Psychotherapy of Sense

Under the influence of dialogic and narrative models, relational systemic psychotherapy has shifted its attention towards understanding the relational self, its agency and off-centered nature. In order to substantiate its new clinical positions …

21.03.2018 | Original Paper

Building and Handling Therapeutic Closeness in the Therapist-Client Relationship in Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapy

The present study unpacks an important dimension of clinical practice from the therapists’ vantage point. We interviewed 26 therapists in private practice about how the personal relationship with the client works from their perspective and …

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The Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy provides an international forum to explore the complexities and controversies facing psychotherapists. The journal publishes original peer-reviewed articles that critically analyze theory, research, or clinical practice. In addition, it offers empirical studies, panel discussions, essays, case studies, brief reports, and theoretical articles. Psychotherapists and clinical researchers will find this journal an important vehicle to review the challenges of treating a variety of patients.

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