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Author Bixenstine, V. Edwin.

Title O.H. Mowrer's theory of integrity therapy revisited / by V. Edwin Bixenstine
Published New York : Routledge, 2014
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Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Who Was O.H. Mowrer and What Were His Theories?; Mowrer's Learning Theories; Mowrer's Shift to Focusing on Psychotherapy; Why Do It?; Reason One; Reason Two; Reason Three; Reason Four; Reason Five; Conclusion; PART I The Therapeutic Process; 1 Preview of Concept: A Point of Departure; Conceiving the Normal; Conceiving Psychopathology; Pathology as Addiction; Implications for Psychotherapy; 2 The Introduction Stage: Establishing Contact; Choosing Your Perspective; Pain and Its Relief; Conclusion
3 The Introduction Stage: Establishing ConditionsThe First Hour; Establishing Conditions: What to Avoid; Establishing Conditions: What to Embrace; The Typical Opening; Less Typical Cases: The "Helpless Person"; Other Atypical First Hours; Ending the First Hour; The Second Hour; Opening the Second Hour; Reinforcing the Conditions; Other Considerations; More on Taking Notes; How to Take Notes; The Use of Recordings; Conclusion; 4 Engagement: The Clinical Data; The Clinical Data; Subjective Responses as Raw Clinical Data; Learning to Rely on Your Clinical Data; Clinical Data and Empiricism
Disclosure as the First Action TakenThe Insistent Secret: A Case Study; Resistance to Disclosure; Disclosure Will Harm Others: The Primary Theme; The Intellectual Resistance: A Secondary Theme; It's None of Their Business: A Secondary Theme; Conclusion; Endnote; 8 Additional Client Actions; Compensation; The Subjectivity in Compensation; Enacting New Roles; Role-Play; Role-Play and Assertion; A Case of "Assertion Deficiency"; Other Client Actions; Drawing on Micro-Behavioral and Cognitive Techniques; Case Examples Where Classical Conditioning May Be Applied; Joining a Group
Don't Rules in Working with CountertransferenceDon't Rule 1: Don't Act Out Being AFRAID; Don't Rule 2: Don't Act Out Being ANGRY; Don't Rule 3: Don't Act Out Being AMOROUS; Don't Rule 4: Don't Act Out Being AMUSED; Don't Rule 5: Don't Act On APATHY; Don't Rule 6: Don't AGONIZE; Don't Rule 7: Don't ASK Questions; Don't Rule 8: Don't ANSWER Questions; Conclusion; 6 From Insight to Action; Insight as a Map; A Less Than Perfect Fit; Insight and Effort; The Truth in Insight; The Test of Action: A Case Illustration; Whose Insight and When?; Conclusion; 7 Client Actions; Client Disclosure
First Steps in Processing the Clinical DataThe Perceptual Orientation of the Therapist; The First Message Detected: Acknowledging Pain; The First Message Detected: Primal Ambivalence; Resistance; Conclusion; 5 Engagement: Some Useful Rules; Transference and Countertransference Revised; Transference and Ambivalence; Unavoidable Countertransference; Processing Countertransference as Clinical Data; Rule 1: Divergent Attention; Rule 2: Acknowledge Feelings and Tendencies; Rule 3: Is It Me?; Rule 4: Refrain from Acting Out Your Feelings and Tendencies
Summary In the mid 20th century, O. Hobart Mowrer was a celebrated academic psychologist, owing largely to his experiments with animals and humans that led to breakthrough theories on how we learn. His numerous publications in this arena propelled him to the post of President of the American Psychological Association in 1954. His own battles with depression led him to develop a new theory of psychotherapy, which he called Integrity Therapy. The premise of this modality is that the client's deception with people they care about is the source of conscience pangs, but the client resists or represses t
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Subject Mowrer, Orval Hobart, 1907-1982.
Mowrer, Orval Hobart, 1907-1982.
Confession -- Psychology
Psychoanalysts -- United States -- Biography.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Psychotherapy -- Methodology.
Psychotherapy -- methods.
Confession -- Psychology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Psychotherapist and patient.
Psychotherapy -- Methodology.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315863081
Other Titles Mowrer's theory of integrity therapy revisited