This indispensable practitioner guide and text serves as a comprehensive primer on case formulation within all of the major therapeutic approaches. Prominent experts offer step-by-step guidelines for developing strong formulations and putting them to use in day-to-day practice. The chapters follow a standard format to allow comparison across models. Coverage includes the conceptual and empirical underpinnings of each approach, the relationship of case formulation to therapeutic technique, issues in treating clients from different backgrounds and with different types of presenting problems, and training resources. Illustrative case material and user-friendly examples of completed formulations are featured throughout.
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About the Author
Tracy D. Eells, PhD, received his doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Program on Conscious and Unconscious Mental Processes at the University of California, San Francisco. He is currently Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He has a busy individual and group psychotherapy practice and teaches psychotherapy to psychiatry residents and clinical psychology graduate students. Dr. Eells has published several papers on psychotherapy case formulation and has conducted workshops on the topic for professionals. He is on the editorial boards of multiple psychotherapy journals and currently serves as Executive Officer of the Society for Psychotherapy Research.
Table of Contents
I. Introduction1. History and Current Status of Psychotherapy Case Formulation, Tracy D. Eells2. Multicultural Considerations in Case Formulation, Charles R. Ridley and Shannon M. KellyII. Structured Case Formulation Methods3. The Psychoanalytic Approach to Case Formulation, Stanley B. Messer and David L. Wolitzky4. The Core Conflictual Relationship Theme: A Basic Case Formulation Method, Lester Luborsky and Marna S. Barrett5. Configurational Analysis: States of Mind, Person Schemas, and the Control of Ideas and Affect, Mardi J. Horowitz and Tracy D. Eells6. Cyclical Maladaptive Patterns: Case Formulation in Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy, Hanna Levenson and Hans H. Strupp7. The Plan Formulation Method, John T. Curtis and George Silberschatz8. Case Formulation in Interpersonal Psychotherapy of Depression, John C. Markowitz and Holly A. Swartz9. Plan Analysis, Franz Caspar10. Cognitive-Behavioral Case Formulation, Jacqueline B. Persons and Michael A. Tompkins11. Case Formulation in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Borderline Personality Disorder, Kelly Koerner12. Case Formulation for the Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies: A Problem-Solving Perspective, Arthur M. Nezu, Christine Maguth Nezu, and Travis A. Cos13. Case Formulation in Emotion-Focused Therapy, Leslie S. Greenberg and Rhonda Goldman14. Comparing the Methods: Where Is the Common Ground?, Tracy D. Eells
Psychotherapists of any theoretical orientation; graduate students and trainees in clinical psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and clinical social work. Serves as a text in courses in psychotherapy, direct practice, and evidence-based practice.