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What Is Psychotherapy For? : An Alternative to the Profession of Psychotherapy
Mahrer, Alvin R., Ph.D.
Howard Gontovnick Publications / Softcover / 2010-01-01 / 0968186548
Psychotherapy
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Today psychotherapy is a big business. Practitioners have contributed to building an infrastructure of security and self reinforcement. Most of the current issues or problems that psychotherapy addresses have been conceived, created, categorized and maintained by psychotherapists. Could it be that these issues exist more in the mind of the profession rather than in the person who is seeking assistance for the problem? In this exciting new book, Dr. Alvin R. Mahrer, addresses issues related to what psychotherapy has been and suggest bringing the profession of psychotherapy to a close. He discusses and outlines how to replace psychotherapy with a innovative new profession based on a revolutionary new answer to the question - What is Psychotherapy For?

Contents:

Preview: Since We Now Know What Psychotherapy Is For, Here Is A Grand Alternative
Chapter 1 - Task Force Reports Provide The Professional Guidelines For How To Do Psychotherapy
Chapter 2 - What Are Some Serious Problems With The Professional Guidelines For How To Do Psychotherapy?
Chapter 3 - Are There Plausible Alternatives To The Practice Guidelines?
Chapter 4 - A Touchy Question: What Is Psychotherapy For?
Chapter 5 - The Experiential Alternative To What Psychotherapy Is For
Chapter 6 - What Are Some Problems With The Idea Of 'Problems'?
Chapter 7 - Which Is Better - Starting With 'Scene Of Strong Feeling' Or Starting With The Mental Disorder/ Problem? Conclusions And Invitations References

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