From the Back Cover
An accessible introduction to the field of clinical psychologyfocused on the roles both science and clinical experience play intoday's evidence-based practice environment
Clinical psychology has been undergoing a revolutiondrivenby research and the need to identify and develop scientificallyproven interventions that improve client care. By the time astudent completes his or her graduate work, the field will haveevolved even more. With the role of clinical psychologists and theenvironment in which they work rapidly evolving, the trainingchallenge has never been so great.
Thorough and realistic in presentation, Clinical Psychology:Integrating Science and Practice helps students gain the tools theyneed to become thoughtful and effective clinicians. This accessiblywritten text provides a foundation of the basics of thepsychotherapy process, grounded in an integration of its science,theory, and, ultimately, practice.
Filled with case examples that illustrate realistic clinicalscenarios, this text offers:
A detailed look at basic clinical tasks and skills that comprisethe nuts and bolts of a practitioner's work
Chapters on research, working with cultural diversity,interviewing and assessment, developing evidence-based treatmentplans, practicing ethically, and caring for yourself andcolleagues
A consistent format in each chapter made up of learningobjectives; chapter introductions; orienting headings andsubheadings throughout; figures, tables, and boxes; chaptersummaries; and helpful chapter appendixes
An online Instructor's Manual featuring chapter-by-chapterquizzes, essay questions, supporting materials, key words, andPowerPoint slides
Clinical Psychology: Integrating Science and Practice paints avivid portrait of the work of the clinical psychologist anduniquely illustrates clinical psychology's richness and historicalsignificance, as well as its leadership in the scientificdevelopment of methods and techniques for clinical assessment andintervention.
About the Author
Arthur Freeman, EdD, ABPP, is Visiting Professor at Governors State University and Clinical Psychologist and Director of Training at Sheridan Shores in Chicago. He is a Fellow of the APA, APS, and the Academy of Clinical Psychology. Dr. Freeman is a past president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
Stephanie H. Felgoise, PhD, ABPP, is Vice Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Felgoise is a licensed psychologist and has a private clinical practice.
Denise D. Davis, PhD, is Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Clinical Training in the Psychology Department at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Davis is a licensed psychologist and has a private clinical practice.