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Psychotherapy for Immigrant Youth

Editors: Patel, Sita, Reicherter, Daryn (Eds.)

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  • Cutting-edge summary of cognitive behavioral therapy for immigrant children and adolescents
  • Integration of evidence-based therapies with knowledge on the unique life stressors of immigrant youth
  • In-depth case examples illustrating common challenges and correct use of specific techniques​
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This book provides an in-depth, practical, and cutting-edge summary of psychotherapy for immigrant children and adolescents. This text integrates practical therapeutic methods with current empirical knowledge on the unique life stressors and mental health concerns of immigrant youth, proving essential for all who seek to address the psychological needs of this vulnerable and under-served population. Specific chapters are devoted to trauma, refugees and forced displacement, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychopharmacological issues, school-based treatment, family.  Each chapter includes specific cultural concerns and treatment techniques for immigrant groups from various regions of the world.  In-depth case examples illustrate case formulation, how and when to use specific techniques, challenges faced in the treatment of immigrant youth, and responses to common obstacles.

 

With detailed theory and practice guidelines, Psychotherapy for Immigrant Youth is a vital resource for psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and other practitioners.

About the authors

Sita Patel,PhD 1791 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA


Daryn Reicherter, MD, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

Reviews

“This book describes psychotherapy for immigrant children and adolescents, exploring various life stressors and complementary interventions. … The book is easy to read and contains tables that help clarify the data. The case studies are best part of the book, showing how the concepts are applied. … Clinicians and therapists will find this book a great addition to their libraries.” (Gary B. Kaniuk, Doody's Book Reviews, September, 2016)


Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $84.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-24693-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $109.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-319-24691-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Psychotherapy for Immigrant Youth
Editors
  • Sita Patel
  • Daryn Reicherter
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-24693-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-24693-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-24691-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 203
Number of Illustrations
1 illustrations in colour
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