A Guide to Clinical Psychology: Therapies


Suprakash Chaudhury, PhD – Department of Psychiatry, Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Pune, Maharashta, India

Series: Psychology Research Progress
BISAC: PSY007000; PSY036000; PSY028000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/SYML3843

The field of clinical psychology has shown explosive growth and today is the single largest subfield of psychologists. “A Guide to Clinical Psychology: Therapies” is a concise and up-to-date introduction to the various therapies in the field of clinical psychology and their applications in some disorders and some settings. It covers the history, theories, methods, and applications of clinical psychology in a balanced and engaging way. This book provides an overview of the main topics and issues in clinical psychology, such as assessment, diagnosis, intervention, and research. The book is written by leading experts in the field and includes case studies and examples to enhance learning and understanding. This book also describes how clinical psychologists conduct evidence-based treatments for common disorders. This book also discusses how clinical psychologists work with diverse populations, such as children, older adults, and women. This compilation includes contributions of mental health professionals working in diverse areas related to clinical psychology. Topics include approaches to counseling, the psychological counselling process, mindfulness, emotional intelligence, stress management, existentialism, positive psychotherapy, metacognitive therapy, transactional analysis, family therapy, memory disorders, efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation, psychosocial management of cognitive changes in old age, mindfulness based cognitive therapy, dialectical behaviour therapy, alcohol dependence, internet addiction, cyber fraud, impact of social media, obsessive compulsive disorder, autism spectrum disorder, postpartum psychosis, psychological management in general hospital setups, and Indian approaches to management of mental illness. “A Guide to Clinical Psychology: Therapies” is an essential resource for students, instructors, and practitioners who want to learn more about the science and practice of clinical psychology.

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