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Reaching through Resistance by Allan Abbass, MD.
I'm pleased to announce that my book, Reaching through Resistance: Advanced Psychotherapy Techniques, will be coming out next month. Pre-publication reviews have been glowing: “must-read,” “profound and nuanced,” “rich, empirically robust, and technically clear,” and “superb.”
Forming an emotionally engaged treatment alliance with treatment-resistant patients is one of the toughest challenges we face as therapists. Reaching through Resistance teaches you how to reach through to the person beneath long held treatment-defeating behaviors to help your client become the person he or she was meant to be.
The book starts shipping in mid-May, but if you pre-order by April 13, you'll get 32% off, and you'll receive it before Amazon can ship it.
Dr. David Malan, author of Individual Psychotherapy and the Science of Psychodynamics, wrote about Reaching through Resistance: “Numerous clinical vignettes show how to put theory into practice, leading to enduring change . . . If you want to know how to help clients change, this book is essential reading.”
Dr. Stan Messer, Dean and Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University, wrote: “Abbass demonstrates how one can reach behind the resistances of even the most repressed and fragile character types and offer them genuine, lasting change . . . a gold mine of clinical insight.”
|The Centre for Emotions and Health focuses on the role of emotions and psychiatric disorders in health and illness behaviors as follows:
The Centre sees patients in consultation who have anxiety, stress linked physical problems or unexplained medical problems. For further information on how to refer, please call Sabrina at 472-4492.
Dr Allan Abbass is the Program Coordinator of the Centre for Emotions and Health as well as the Director of Education for the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. He has been training in, practicing, teaching and researching brief psychotherapies since 1990. He has presented workshops and courses to regional, national and international audiences.
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Last updated: June 11, 2013