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Title:An Introduction to the Psychotherapies
Price:AUD$76.50 (about USD$51.00)
Signed:By Author
Item ID:SB00-0106990
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Oxford . New York .Tokyo, 1986
Dust Jacket:Good
Oxford University Press, 1986, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, Reprint, By Author on Free Front End Paper

XI, 288 pages, lasts the pages blank, intentionally, preface to the first edition, preface to the second edition, acknowledgements, list of contributors and index. Pale blue coloured endpapers. Dark blue boards with gilt titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little bumping to backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Very light dustiness to the text block edge. Original clear plastic dustwrapper is complete but does show a few wrinkles. Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end paper. " I hope that this book, mainly an introduction to students in the mental-health professions, will help to remove at least some of the hurdles that commonly obstruct them in approaching the complex and demanding subject of psychotherapy. The general objectives of the book: [1] to make the concepts of psychotherapy more understandable. To this end I have used the term psychotherapies in the sense that there are several forms of psychotherapy treatment which can be distinguished from one another according to their goals, techniques, and target of intervention......[2] to minimise the differences between schools of psychotherapy and to emphasise the features they have in common..........[3] to draw a relationship between research and clinical practice.....[4] to guide the trainee in his reading..." -- from the preface to the first edition page V. Some contributors to the book are John Bancroft, Sidney Crown and Sidney Bloch. The editor has written a gift inscription and signed on the free front end paper. Second Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; By Author on Free Front End Paper. ISBN: 0192614703. ISBN/EAN: 9780192614704. Inventory No: 0106990.
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