The First Session with Teenagers: A Step-by-Step Guide (Hardback)Neil G. Ribner (author)
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 450 g
Dimensions: 235 x 160 x 20 mm
"Neil Ribner doesn't talk in generalities, rely on clinical jargon, or underestimate the complex issues involved in working withadolescents. Using a large number of clinical vignettes from hisvast experience, he shows how the therapist's ability to align himor herself with the adolescent client is what typically spells thedifference between being helpful or getting blown off. Inculturally sensitive, down to earth language, Ribner describes howto empathically connect with the fears, anxieties, and resentmentsof troubled teenagers and their families in ways that promotechange." (Fred Weiner, psychologist, Counseling and PsychologicalServices Center, Ohio University)
"In the most readable prose, Dr. Ribner outlines everything youwant to know about initiating treatment with the adolescent client.Psychotherapists in training in all disciplines should read thismanageable and straightforward book; their supervisors and otherexperienced clinicians could also benefit from this compact yetcomprehensive reminder." (Donald J. Viglione, professor anddirector, Clinical Doctor of Psychology Program, California Schoolof Professional Psychology, San Diego)
"Refreshing and direct . . . this book will benefit those who workwith adolescents in a variety of settings." (oanne E. Callan, professor, California School of Professional Psychology)
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