Course: 76 Typical Therapy Mistakes: A Workbook for Psychotherapists
by Gerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D.
76 TYPICAL THERAPY MISTAKES is a workbook for psychotherapists of all types, providing them with an instructive as well as entertaining way to avoid the common pitfalls of practicing psychotherapy. It is based on actual research on the typical mistakes therapists have made through the years.
This practical book, written by a noted New York psychoanalyst, contains 76 teaching tales that cover all the typical mistakes therapists are prone to making. Each tale is followed by questions for readers to answer, and then an explanation of how the therapist went wrong and what he should have done. Readers can compare the author's solutions to their own to come up with the best interventions for them.
Written in a concise and witty style, the tales include 'The Therapist Who Was Disgusted by Penises,' 'The Gay Therapist and the Handsome Brute,' 'The Grandiose Group Therapist,' 'The Therapist Who Craved Love,' and 'The Woman's Therapist.' The Workbook, which contains a helpful introduction on Types of Therapy Mistakes, is sure to become a standard in the field.
Upon completion of this course, the clinician will be able to:
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Bio: Gerald Schoenewolf, PhDGerald Schoenewolf, Ph.D. is a licensed psychoanalyst who has been one of New York's most reputable clinicians for 38 years. During that time he has used a variety of approaches and worked with adults, families, groups and children. He is the author of 13 books on psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, including the best-selling set, 101 Common Therapeutic Blunders and 101 Therapeutic Successes, from which the latest work derives. His other books include The Dictionary of Dream Interpretation, The Couple Who Fell in Hate and Psychotherapy with People in the Arts. He is also an adjunct professor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College and a writer of screenplays, three of which have won first-place awards from major film festivals. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, Julia and his parrot, Lucky.