The Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Casebook
This book contains a detailed presentation and analysis of verbatim transcripts of actual Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy sessions and describes a comprehensive approach to treatment, Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, which is an evidence-based, effective, and empirically validated family based treatment. Therapists, social workers, residential treatment programs, psychologists, and child welfare professionals will find this book of immediate practical value. Professors teaching family therapy, child welfare, and child treatment courses will find the book a good adjunct text.
- Hardback | 250 pages
- 157.48 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 498.95g
- 31 Mar 2011
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Acknowledgements Chapter 2 Chapter 1-Introduction Chapter 3 Chapter 2-Components and Phases of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Chapter 4 Chapter 3-Assessment Session-Exploration Begins Chapter 5 Chapter 4-Beginnings Chapter 6 Chapter 5-Developing the Alliance (and much more): A Surprising First Session Chapter 7 Chapter 6-Hello, Norma Jean! Chapter 8 Chapter 7-Pekka: The Silent Boy Who Has ADHD Chapter 9 Chapter 8-Exploration and Integration: When Present and Past Meet Chapter 10 Chapter 9-Erika's Shame: Middle Treatment Chapter 11 Chapter 10-The Case of the Murdered Swimming Towel! Chapter 12 Chapter 11-Integration in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: Amran's Story Chapter 13 Chapter 12-Endings Chapter 14 Chapter 13-The Girl Who Becomes Aggressive Chapter 15 Chapter 14-Conclusion Chapter 16 References Chapter 17 About the Contributors Chapter 18 Index
For anyone who has ever wondered how to translate theory and concepts into practice, this book is the answer. Beginning with an overview of DDP, Becker Weidman brings us straight into the therapeutic session. Spanning the globe, seven very unique practioners share actual transcripts of therapy sessions that illustrate each principle of the treatment. A must read for both beginning and seasoned folk interested in healing hurt children and their families. -- Janice Goldwater, LCSW-C, Executive Director, Adoptions Together This casebook illuminates Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy...in a way that makes it invaluable for therapists, graduate students, and clinical treatment supervisors. The contributing authors illustrate the creative integration of their personal styles with the theory and method, which is refreshing in contrast to some manualized approaches. The concept of phases of treatment introduced by Dr. Becker-Weidman provides context and mapping of the methodology in a way that contributes to reflective practice and case discussion. This is a must-have casebook for the clinician's bookshelf. -- Michael Blugerman, MSW, Executive Director, Children's Resource and Consultation Centre of Ontario
About Arthur Becker-Weidman
Arthur Becker-Weidman, PhD, is director of the Center for Family Development in Williamsville, New York. He is also editor of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy: Essential Practices and Methods, scheduled for publication by Jason Aronson in late 2010; and Attachment Parenting: Developing Connections and Healing Children, co-edited with Deborah Shell.