Managing Managed Care : Psychotherapy and Medication Management in the Modern Era
This book is the first comprehensive study of the managed care therapeutic situation, its pitfalls, and its rewards. It is grounded in an in-depth understanding of the human mind and of conditions of this treatment modality and it offers hands-on recommendations to therapists of all backgrounds and experience regarding both commonly recognized and largely overlooked problems that arise under these circumstances.
- Hardback | 156 pages
- 157.48 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 430.91g
- 28 Feb 2009
- Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
- Northvale NJ, United States
Table of contents
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Chapter One. The Mind in Context Chapter 3 Chapter Two. The Adaptive Approach Chapter 4 Chapter Three. The Archetypal Ground Rules of Psychotherapy Chapter 5 Chapter Four. Secured and Modified Frames Chapter 6 Chapter Five. The Ground Rules of Managed Care Psychotherapy Chapter 7 Chapter Six. Fee Issues in Managed Care Psychotherapy Chapter 8 Chapter Seven. Other Ground Rules of Notable Influence Chapter 9 Chapter Eight. Some Major Concerns Chapter 10 Chapter Nine. Three Sets of Recommendations
Langs is eminently qualified to lead us on this journey of exploration into the unique influences that the boundary requirements of managed care treatment have on our patients, on us, and on what we each say and do in the course of our clinical interactions. -- William Goodheart M.D Robert Langs has written a timely and important book which should be read by all therapists who work within a managed care or third party payer setting. -- Ronald D. Brown, MD, FRCPC, Sir Mortimer B. Davis Jewish General Hospital, McGill University
About Robert Langs
Robert Langs is the author of forty-six books on his innovative approach to the human mind and to psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and the human condition.