Humor and Wellness in Clinical Intervention Hardcover – August 30, 2001
by Waleed A. Salameh (Editor), William F. Fry Jr. (Editor)
Presenting a cutting-edge theory for using humor in psychotherapy, counseling, and clinical intervention, this volume brings together a group of outstanding experts in the field of clinical intervention. Each chapter shows how humor can play a vital role in the promotion of wellness in general and in mental health wealthness in particular. It provides specific theoretical perspectives aimed at helping readers develop both their awareness of humor as a clinical tool and dexterity in using humor to facilitate productive change during the therapeutic process.
This book will be of interest to students and professionals in all areas of the helping and healing professions. In addition to the psychotherapeutic disciplines, it also has applications in human relations and communication-training fields.
?The breadth and practicality of these offerings make this work an excellent supplement. . . . The additional topics covered here are necessary and significant to an understanding of humor in mental health. [Recommended for] graduate students through professionals.?-Choice
“The breadth and practicality of these offerings make this work an excellent supplement. . . . The additional topics covered here are necessary and significant to an understanding of humor in mental health. [Recommended for] graduate students through professionals.”-Choice
About the Author
WALEED A. SALAMEH is a clinical psychologist in private practice.
WILLIAM F. FRY, JR., is a psychiatrist in private practice and Associate Professor at Stanford University.
Hardcover: 280 pages
Publisher: Praeger (August 30, 2001)
Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.6 x 9.2 inches
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