Description

This new book by international experts in psycho–oncology has arisen from the teaching academies offered by the International Psycho–oncology Society. It distills the wisdom and experience from the training manuals dedicated to individual psychological therapies and combines them into an accessible handbook for clinicians in cancer care today. The editors have brought together leading researchers and therapists, who provide accounts of the prominent models of psychotherapy currently being used in cancer care, the key themes they address and the essential techniques needed to apply each approach successfully. Helpful clinical illustrations are woven throughout the book to make overt the strategies found in each model. This practical handbook will help not only psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers but also physicians, surgeons, general practitioners and nurses interested in better understanding and supporting the patients and families they care for.


Key Features:-

  • Provides practical guidance about how to deliver a range of individual, group, couple and family int
  • Describes comprehensively each model of psychotherapy as taught by experts delivering the Internatio
  • Features practical suggestions on therapy delivery from the world s leading proponents of each thera
  • Serves as a valuable tool to assist teaching and to facilitate research into psychological intervent
  • Functions as a readily accessible resource for clinicians struggling to support someone effectively,

More Details about Handbook of Psychotherapy in Cancer Care

General Information  
Author(s)Watson
PublisherJohn Wiley
Edition1
ISBN9780470660034
Pages284
BindingPaper Bound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2011