Counseling and psychotherapy with the mentally retarded

a book of readings
  • 478 Pages
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Free Press , Glencoe, Ill
Psychotherapy., Counseling., People with mental disabili
Statementedited by Chalmers L. Stacey and Manfred F. DeMartino. With a foreword by Seymour B. Sarason.
ContributionsDeMartino, Manfred F., joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC480 .S73
The Physical Object
Pagination478 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6201234M
LC Control Number56010586
OCLC/WorldCa718057

This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation and borderline populations. The chapters focus on issues relevant to intervention (assessment, characteristics of emotional problems), specific techniques and adaptations of techniques for use with this : Hardcover.

This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation and borderline populations. The chapters focus on issues relevant to intervention (assessment, characteristics of emotional problems), specific techniques and adaptations of techniques for use with this Pages: Counseling and Psychotherapy with Persons with Mental Retardation and Borderline Intelligence by Douglas C.

Strohmer,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stacey, Chalmers L., Counseling and psychotherapy with the mentally retarded. Glencoe, Ill., Free Press []. This book is based on the premise that counseling and psychotherapy services are useful and effective interventions with the mental retardation.

Counseling and Psychotherapy takes a broad overview of each of the major theorists in the development of psychology as a formal discipline. It's an excellent textbook for classroom use or a primer for those who have a proclivity for the field/5(13). Although most mental health professionals doubt the capacity of mentally retarded patients to benefit from psychotherapy, a review of case studies, writings, and research revealed that mentally Author: Anne Desnoyers Hurley.

This is a place where mental health professionals and students can share and discuss topics related to psychotherapy. We encourage discussion of therapeutic techniques, information related to practice and new research, information related to careers in therapy, and dissection of case studies that protect the identity of the client.

Psychotherapy is often used either alone or in combination with medications to treat mental illnesses.

Called "therapy" for short, the word psychotherapy actually involves a. The Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability Treatment Planner counseling, probation and parole, therapy with sexual abuse victims and offenders, and more.

Adjunctive books, such as The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer, and Clinical, Forensic, Child. Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) (Linehan, a) is an one such treatment that is well suited for treating severe CBs because it incorporates the core strategies utilized in ABA and CBT approaches and the top therapy agenda is always to explicitly and thoroughly target severe by:   With appropriate modifications, psychotherapy for people with ID is helpful and empowering for clients.

An excellent source book for clinicians, Psychotherapy for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, edited by Dr. Robert Fletcher (), is available from NADD Press. Supportive psychotherapy is a form of psychotherapy in which the therapist plays an active role in helping the patient improve his or her social functioning and coping skills.

2 The emphasis of the therapy is on improving behavior and subjective feelings rather than on achieving insight or self-understanding and, as such, is particularly relevant when working with the mildly MR/DD. (shelved 2 times as mental-retardation) avg rating — 1, ratings — published Changes in the way mental retardation is defined have mainly reflected changing conceptions of how it should be measured.

One important goal of this book is to institute a workable definition, founded on scientific and evolutionary perspectives, that provides guidelines for recognizing and classifying mental retardation within the context of a comprehensive, differential assessment Pages: Interactive-Behavioral Therapy (IBT) is the most widely used form of group psychotherapy for people with intellectual and chronic psychiatric disabilities.

It uses a modification of theory and technique borrowed from other models in group psychotherapy. Books shelved as mental-health-counseling: When Food Is Love: Exploring the Relationship Between Eating and Intimacy by Geneen Roth, Don't Bullsh*t Yours.

He asserted that the same etiological factors were operative in mentally retarded and normal children, and that the mentally retarded children responded positively to counseling. Thorne did also state, however, that a Individual Psychotherapy base mental age of 5 years was necessary for counseling techniques to be by: The expressive therapies are defined in this text as the use of art, music, dance/movement, drama, poetry/creative writing, play, and sandtray within the context of psychotherapy, counseling File Size: KB.

This requires the presentation of a wide range of material on treatment: basic behavior modification programming, cognitive-behavioral strategies, habilitative approaches, counseling and psychotherapy, designing therapeutic living environments, managing medical factors bearing relevance to emotional illness, intervening with families, training special education teachers and direct care staff, and supplying information on the client's rights to obtain treatment.

At age 27 he was still mildly retarded, but self-supporting and free of significant personality disabilities. This presentation both exemplifies the usefulness of psychotherapy and family casework in the treatment of a retarded child and strongly supports the growing reinvestment in mental retardation by psychiatry and child by: 5.

Counseling and Psychotherapy with the Mentally Retarded. A Book of Readings. by Stacey, Chalmers L.

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and Manfred F. DeMartino (eds). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Individual and Group Psychotherapy Approaches for Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities.

Anne DesNoyers Hurley 1,Cited by: The authors examine psychotherapy as an effective means of providing treatment to the mentally retarded from several theoretical standpoints. The literature on. The effects of using two types of humour in counselling sessions with mentally retarded clients were examined.

Eleven male and eleven female mildly handicapped participants rated the helpfulness of a male counsellor following in vivo counselling sessions where no humour (NH), facilitative humour (FH), and non-facilitative humour (NFH) were by: 5.

So, the staff of Counseling and Mental Health Services (CMHS) has put together a reading list that students could find useful. The list contains fiction and nonfiction alike. Selections are arbitrary—such a list could easily contain a thousand titles—but these are books we thought might be of special interest.

Important Pages in the SST Book 86 Recruitment Planning 87 Director, Psychotherapy Programs. Office of Mental Health Services, VA Central Office.

VA Social Skills Training for Serious Mental Illness. EXAMPLE GROUP INFORMATION HANDOUT TO VETERANS. WELCOME TO SOCIAL. PSYCHOTHERAPY AND MENTAL RETARDATION 37 included, emphasizing the spectrum of psychopathology and the need for careful evaluation and appropriate treatment.

The goals ofpsychotherapy and the role ofthe therapist is explored and then demonstrated in a case report of time-limited group therapy. MENTAL RETARDATION. Towards the end of the video I will talk a bit about what has failed in our mental health system to conclude our discussion on counseling and psychotherapy this week.

I encourage your. The Complete Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition The Mental Retardation and Developmental Disability Treatment Planner The series also includes adjunctive books, such as The Psychotherapy Documentation Primer and The Clinical Documentation Sourcebook.

ADVERTISEMENTS: This article throws light upon the top ten methods of treatment for mental retardation in humans. The methods are: 1. Education 2. Trainable Mentally Retarded Children 3.

Residential Placement 4. Psychotherapy 5. Individual Psychotherapy 6. Group Therapy 7.

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Edited by Mark M. Leach, Jamie D. Aten. While there are numerous resources for practitioners on the subject, the ambiguity remains of what actually constitutes effective multicultural counseling and psychotherapy and how it should be incorporated into their sessions.