The leading textbook on psychotherapy for advanced practice psychiatric nurses and students
Award-winning and highly lauded, Psychotherapy for the Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse is a how-to compendium of evidence-based approaches for both new and experienced advanced practice psychiatric nurses and students. This expanded third edition includes a revised framework for practice based on new theory and research on attachment and neurophysiology. It advises the reader on when and how to use techniques germane to various evidence-based psychotherapy approaches for the specific client problems encountered in clinical practice.
This textbook guides the reader in accurate assessment through a comprehensive understanding of development and the application of neuroscience to make sense of what is happening for the patient in treatment. Contributed by leaders in the field, chapters integrate the best evidence-based approaches into a relationship-based framework and provides helpful patient-management strategies, from the first contact through termination. This gold-standard textbook and reference honors the heritage of psychiatric nursing, reaffirms the centrality of relationship for psychiatric advanced practice, and celebrates the excellence, vitality, depth, and breadth of knowledge of the specialty.
New to This Edition:
Revised framework for practice based on new theory and research on attachment and neurophysiology
Trauma Resiliency Model Therapy
Psychotherapeutics: Re-uniting Psychotherapy and Psychopharmacotherapy
Trauma-Informed Medication Management
Integrative Medicine and Psychotherapy
Psychotherapeutic Approaches with Children and Adolescents