The Modern Scientist Practitioner

Author: David A. Lane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113544577X
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Modern Scientist-Practitioner argues for a radical rethink of how we understand the science-practice relationship and the notion of the scientist-practitioner model. Drawing on the latest innovations and research from the fields of anthropology, industry, philosophy, psychology and science, David Lane and Sarah Corrie present a new vision of the scientist-practitioner model that is dynamic, contextualised and synergistic. Subjects covered include: innovation and improvization: The unacknowledged world of the creative scientist-practitioner. what kind of scientists are we? re-examining the Nature of Scientific knowledge. acquiring the art of reasoning: straddling the worlds of rigour and meaning. arriving at shared psychological narratives: formulation and explanation. the scientist-practitioner in applied psychology settings. learning for tomorrow: professional survival in an uncertain world. This timely and thought-provoking book will appeal to professionals at all stages of their careers, including psychologists of all disciplines, researchers, educators, policy-makers, healthcare professionals and students.

Organizational Psychology

Author: Steve M. Jex
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118724453
Format: PDF, ePub
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The foundation of organizational psychology, updated to reflect the changing workplace Organizational Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach, Third Edition provides students with a thorough overview of both the science and practice of organizational psychology. Reflecting changes in the global workplace, the third edition expands coverage of the effects of technology on processes and personnel, the generalizability of theories across cultures, including organizational climate, and employee health and well-being. The new edition retains the hallmark features of the text and Expanded coverage of the pervasive effects of technology on the social environment of work, including virtual work and the impact of social media. More graphics, including tables and charts, to help students understand and remember various related concepts and theories. Includes a unique full chapter on research methods and the use of statistics in understanding organizations. New chapter on the work/non-work interface, including consideration of both employees' life stages and changes over their careers. Provides Instructors with comprehensive presentation and testing materials. More on ethics, in light of relatively recent scandals in corporations and in politics. Expanded coverage throughout on cross-cultural issues and diversity in organizations. Additional readings facilitate in-depth learning. Industrial and organizational psychologists contribute to the success of an organization by improving the performance, satisfaction, and well-being of employees. By identifying how behaviors and attitudes can be improved through hiring practices, training programs, and feedback and management systems, I/O psychologists also help organizations transition during periods of change and development. Organizational Psychology: A Scientist-Practitioner Approach, Third Edition is a comprehensive guide to the theory and application of behavioral science in the workplace.

Handbook of Counselling Psychology

Author: Ray Woolfe
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446206157
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book has done the almost impossible - improve on what was an informative and worthwhile second edition." - Gella Richards, Roehampton University, London "The Handbook of Counselling Psychology continues to be a key resource for people considering undertaking a career as a counselling psychologist, current students and more experienced practitioners. It has continued to develop its focus over time and has justly earned a reputation as a classic text... This book deserves a place on the bookshelf of every Counselling Psychologist. " - Professor Rachel Tribe, Director of Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and related programmes at the University of East London "The contents cover key areas of theory and practice include the key issue of reflexivity that is a particular philosophy and signifier of this profession. The articulation of future opportunities highlights some leading-edge ideas." Professor Vanja Orlans, Metanoia Institute/Middlesex University This third edition of a seminal text reflects new developments with counselling psychology. In six sections, it covers areas such as neuroscience, narrative approaches and post-modernist thinking. New chapters include: - the nature of evidence - interpreting case material - attachment thoery and neuroscience - community psychology - legal frameworks - testing measurement and diagnosis - the interface between psychopharmacological and psychotherapeutic approaches. Special attention has been paid to the research evidence, current issues and debates, theoretical and philosophical underpinnings, political and resource issues and illustrative case material. The handbook is an essential companion for students and practitioners in the field of counselling psychology, at all stages of their careeer and across the whole range of settings- NHS, education, private and voluntary.

Integrated Experiential Coaching

Author: Lloyd Chapman
Publisher: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1855757397
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Coaching is growing across the globe as a viable and useful intervention to help executives deal with the complexity they face day-to-day. In response to this increased demand, many coaches have presented their 'model' of coaching to the world of business, and a number of these have made it into print. Few are based on a rigorous development process or have provided the reader with an insight into their development. We wanted to offer to the readers of our professional coaching series the opportunity to engage with a practitioner who had been through a journey of learning built on their experience, the literature and research. This book meets the need we identified for a clear and rigorous account by an experienced coach of the development of their model within the scientist-practitioner framework....For our readers we believe it will provide inspiration to continue with your own journeys, and a wealth of ideas you can experiment with and apply to the benefit of your clients." --From the Foreword by David Lane

Counselling Psychology

Author: Victoria Galbraith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317235169
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of counselling psychology. Covering not only the underlying principles and philosophy of the profession, it offers a uniquely applied perspective in a concise, student-friendly format. From the relationship between research and practice to key ethical and professional issues, the book is written by some of the most eminent academic and practising psychologists in the field. It initially defines what counselling psychology and a therapeutic relationship involves, before outlining the range of approaches that can be taken with clients, from CBT to psychodynamic perspectives, and the journey of training through to working as a counselling psychologist. Supported by case studies and a range of features to illustrate how theory can be applied to practice, this is the ideal companion for courses in applied counselling psychology. The integrated and interactive approach covers the personal and professional issues which counselling psychologists face, making this the definitive introduction for any student of this growing field of study.

Successful Private Practice in Neuropsychology

Author: Mary Pepping
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080518138
Format: PDF, Mobi
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At last, a hands-on guide for neuropsychologists who want to explore, establish or expand their own private practice. Do you dream about the freedom of your own office and schedule, but worry about the financial viability of self-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Would you like to vary your practice, but aren't quite sure what else you would like to do, or how to get started? Are you concerned about the potential isolation in a private practice, or how to maintain your teaching and research involvement while still paying the rent? For these and many other important questions, this up-to-date volume can be your step-by-step guide for creating an enjoyable, flexible and equitably paid mix of evaluation, teaching, research, and/or treatment activities. Learn how to find and deliver the following: · High quality, low cost office space · Effective billing and collection practices · Group therapy and community workshops · Teaching as a marketing tool · Research - it's not just for academicsself-employment? Are you weary of the dictates of managed care, but find it hard to see other alternatives? Would you like to vary your practice, but aren't quite sure what else you would like to do, or how to get started? Are you concerned about the potential isolation in a private practice, or how to maintain your teaching and research involvement while still paying the rent? For these and many other important questions, this up-to-date volume can be your step-by-step guide for creating an enjoyable, flexible and equitably paid mix of evaluation, teaching, research, and/or treatment activities. Learn how to find and deliver the following: · High quality, low cost office space · Effective billing and collection practices · Group therapy and community workshops · Teaching as a marketing tool · Research - it's not just for academics * Provides a crash course in business management for therapists * Includes examples, worksheets, business forms, and exercises * Suitable for newly licensed therapists and seasoned professionals

Clinical Psychology for Trainees

Author: Andrew C. Page
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316195805
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Thoroughly revised, and fully updated for DSM-5, the new edition of this practice-focused book guides clinical psychology trainees through a field which is rapidly evolving. Through real-world exploration of the scientist-practitioner model, the book helps readers to develop the core competencies required in an increasingly interdisciplinary healthcare environment. New chapters cover brief interventions, routine monitoring of treatment progress, and managing alliance ruptures. Practical skills such as interviewing, diagnosis, assessment, treatment and case management are discussed with emphasis on the question 'how would a scientist-practitioner think and act?' By demonstrating how an evidence-base can influence every decision that a clinical psychologist makes, the book equips trainees to deliver the accountable, efficient, effective client-centred service which is demanded of professionals in the modern integrated care setting. Essential reading for all those enrolled in, or contemplating, postgraduate studies in clinical psychology.

Performance Psychology E Book

Author: David John Collins
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702048755
Format: PDF
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Performance Psychology: A Practitioner's Guide is a comprehensive, evidence-based text covering the key aspects of performance culture: performer development, preparation, training and execution. Written by a team of international contributors, including national coaches, training specialists, applied sports psychologists, clinicians and researchers, and building on strong links between theory and practice, the book shows how applied psychological methods and principles can be used to enhance performance Contributing authors offer clear implications for applied practice and each section is summarized by contributions from a 'Performers Panel' of experts who provide real-life practical examples. Performance psychology is applied to a wide variety of physical performance domains which enables practitioners to see how they can combine ideas and tailor interventions, to people and contexts, to produce effective applications of psychology. Dave Collins is Professor of Performance and Coaching/Director for the Institute of Coaching and Performance at the University of Central Lancashire. As a practitioner, he has worked with over 50 World and Olympic medalists, and in professional performance domains spanning sport, business, motor sport, music, dance and adventure. He was formerly Performance Director of UK Athletics, a rugby player, martial artist and OE instructor. Dave currently works with the Chelsea FC Football Academy, amongst other consultancies. Angela Button is a researcher at the University of Otago and is widely acknowledged as a world expert on talent. Angela has led funded research projects in talent development in the UK and New Zealand. Her sporting interests include squash, running and triathlon. Hugh Richards lectures and is Director of post-graduate programmes in Performance Psychology at the University of Edinburgh. He has published in the areas of coping, talent, individual differences and professional development related to sport, the military and music. Hugh has applied psychology to professional performers from international level sport to business. He currently works with the UK Motor Sport Association, international performer development schemes and has been advisor to the BBC on learning and performance. Strong links between theory and practice - a panel of top performers conclude each section with an overview, providing real-life practical examples in addition to the case studies included in each chapter. Holistic approach allows students to see how they can combine different approaches to address a problem. Written by a team of international contributors including national team coaches, sports psychologists and academics.

Cognitive Schemas and Core Beliefs in Psychological Problems

Author: Lawrence P. Riso
Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn
ISBN:
Format: PDF
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This resource provides up-to-date information on the evaluation and utility of the schema concept and core beliefs as they apply to the research and treatment of a variety of clinical problems, including both major and chronic depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, substance use disorders, obessessive-compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, eating disorders, and dissatisfaction in intimate relationships.

The Practitioner s Handbook

Author: Stephen Palmer
Publisher: SAGE Publications Limited
ISBN:
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The Practitioner's Handbook is an essential guide to professional development in counseling, psychotherapy, and counseling psychology. Written in a friendly and informal style, the Handbook addresses the key concerns and questions most frequently raised by newly qualified practitioners. The Handbook also outlines different avenues for career development (such as research, supervision, training or management), providing the reader with practical hints and guidance on how to take the next career step and organize continuing professional development (CPD).