|aBreaking through to teens :|ba new psychotherapy for the new adolescence /|cby Ron Taffel.
|aNew York :|bGuilford Press,|cc2005.
|axii, 292 p. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 283-284) and index.
|aContext: the new adolescence and a new treatment paradigm -- First meeting: getting teens to talk -- Foundation: what's necessary to build a helping relationship with teens -- The core: healing the divided-self of 21st-century teens -- Direction: advice as essential to helping teens change behavior and attitudes -- The gray zone: the truth about lying to therapists and other child professionals -- Treatment unbound: creating "flexible confidentiality" -- The parent trap: childrearing advice as essential to helping parents change behavior -- Stuck: how to conduct a "focused family session" -- The village: bringing friends into treatment -- The real in relational: challenging ourselves to stay three-dimensional with teens.
|aAnnotation |b Taffel presents a powerful new framework for psychotherapy for today's teens, for whom high-risk behavior, lack of adult guidance, and intense anxiety and stress increasingly come with the territory.