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by William J. Doherty

Paul, a divorced father, wants to back out of his child care arrangement and spend less time with his children.Nathan has been lying to his wife about a serious medical condition.Marsha, recently separated from her husband, cannot resist telling her children negative things about their father.What is the role of therapy in these situations? Trained to strive for neutrality and to focus strictly on the clients' needs, most therapists generally consider moral issues such as fairness, truthfulness, and obligation beyond their domain. Now, an award-winning psychologist and family therapist criticizes psychotherapy's overemphasis on individual self-interest and calls for a sense of moral responsibility in therapy.
Download Soul Searching: Why Psychotherapy Must Promote Moral Responsibility epub
ISBN: 046500945X
ISBN13: 978-0465009459
Category: Medical Books
Subcategory: Medicine
Author: William J. Doherty
Language: English
Publisher: Basic Books; 1 edition (March 22, 1996)
Pages: 224 pages
ePUB size: 1349 kb
FB2 size: 1526 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 384
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As a budding psychology, this book took me on a journey away from theory, and through in the ethical concerns with counseling. Counselors should pose ethical questions to their clients, especially about others (like children) who would be negatively affected by a divorce. We are not just sounding boards for clients to work out their problems with our helping skills; we need to challenge as well.
Arabella V.
Been reading so many books that seemed to be written by aliens,, this book was a breath of fresh air - written very well but easier to read than most books in psychotherapy. I loved the way he thinks - it hit home. It is one of the books I know I will keep in my library, one I will re-read actually!
Needed for a class. In new condition as promised.
Perhaps it was because Doherty was mainly preaching to the choir, but I didn't find this book to offer any startling revelations. I had to read it for a seminar, and found myself skimming the later sections of the book. It was well written and easy to read. He just could have said what he had to say in fewer pages.
The book was in for the purpose of making all humanity ready, for the vocation that we are all called. It is important we search our soul and let others benefit from that.
Great book!
Since this book was meant as textbook for college, I have to say NO I did not enjoy it as I am tired of textbooks. However the book was packaged nice ans delivered promptly by the seller which gets the 5 stars,
I didn't expect to like this book as much as I did. It's pretty insightful and a must read for all aspiring therapists