The current healthcare environment has created a need for short-term, time-limited, cost-effective and brief forms of psychotherapy, emphasizing efficiency and efficacy. The central message is "e;don't waste time."e; But how can one be brief and also comprehensive?
In his latest addition to the psychotherapy literature, the renowned Arnold Lazarus modernizes his eclectic and goal-oriented approach to psychotherapy. Dr. Lazarus employs and transcends customary methods of diagnosis and treatment by providing several distinctive assessment procedures and therapeutic recommendations. Using his traditional acronym--BASIC ID--he stresses the assessment of seven dimensions of a client's personality: Behavior Affect Sensation Imagery Cognition Interpersonal relationships (the need for) Drugs
This volume contains many ideas that will augment and enhance the skills and clinical repertoires of every therapist.