Trainees and practitioners need a trusted resource for mastering the essential skills and competencies necessary for effecting deep, lasting change in their clients. This second edition of Highly Effective Therapy: Effecting Deep Change in Counseling and Psychotherapy is that resource.
It updates the 20 essential skill sets and clinical competencies needed for a highly effective and successful clinical practice. It illustrates them in action with evidence-based treatment protocols and clinical simulations to foster learning and competency. Sperry emphasizes the process of easily learning these research-based clinical competencies with added case examples and session transcriptions. New to this edition is trauma assessment, protective factors, and ultra-brief cognitive behavioral interventions.
This second edition is written in an accessible format and is essential for practitioners, trainees, and instructors working in this field.