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Introduction to the Practice of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

  • Jonathan W. Kanter
  • Mavis Tsai
  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
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Abstract

The purpose of this book is to bring together, in a single volume, the diverse contributions and ideas of FAP researchers and clinicians working with a wide variety of populations, across a wide variety of settings, and using interventions associated with other therapeutic systems/orientations. As such, many chapters assume some familiarity with FAP and its theory. This introduction presents a brief history of FAP, summarizes its key principles and most recent research findings, and outlines the chapters to follow. Our intention is to provide a primer on FAP that may be helpful for those unfamiliar with it and an update for those more familiar.

Keywords

Personality Disorder Sexual Minority Cognitive Therapy Therapeutic Relationship Dialectical Behavior Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan W. Kanter
    • 1
  • Mavis Tsai
    • 2
  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Psychological Services and Training CenterUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA

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