Introduction to Psychotherapy has been an essential reference book since its publication in 1979, and is regularly included in reading lists for trainee psychotherapists, psychiatrists and other professionals. It is often recommended to interested lay people and prospective patients.
This new, updated edition takes into account recent changes in psychotherapy theory and practice, including;
cultural changes in society and the family, attitudes to race and gender, homosexuality, migration and mulitculturalism;
recently highlighted issues such as child sexual abuse, false memory syndrome and post traumatic stress disorder