The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy
by Irvin D Yalom
Introduction to Cognitive Analytic Therapy: Principles and Practice
by Anthony Ryle & Ian B Kerr
Managing Your Mind: The Mental Fitness Guide
by Gillian Butler, Tony Hope & Nick Grey
What Works for Whom: A Critical Review of Psychotherapy Research
by Anthony Roth & Peter Fonagy
Why Don't I Feel Good Enough?: Using Attachment Theory to Find a Solution
by Helen Dent
Clinical psychologists look at how we feel, how that affects how we behave, and whether we can change. Here, the Oxford academic and clinician Susan Llewelyn discusses five key books in the field of clinical psychology, why clinicians must keep their minds open to new approaches, and why aspiring psychologists should read as many novels as they can.
Systems thinking is key to figuring out how relationships work, says Mira Kirshenbaum, psychotherapist and clinical director of the Chestnut Hill Institute. She chooses the best books to help us understand modern relationship therapy.