Best Psychology Education & Training Books
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1. Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: 7th Edition, 2020 Copyright
Author: by American Psychological Association
A WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER – The new 2020 copyright release of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition includes three different formats spiral and tabbed, paperback, and hardcover, all of which are full-color. It is the official source for APA Style.
With millions of copies sold worldwide in multiple languages, it is the style manual of choice for writers, researchers, editors, students, and educators in the social and behavioral sciences, natural sciences, nursing, communications, education, business, engineering, and other fields. Known for its authoritative, easy-to-use reference and citation system, the Publication Manual also offers guidance on choosing the headings, tables, figures, language, and tone that will result in powerful, concise, and elegant scholarly communication.
It guides users through the scholarly writing processfrom the ethics of authorship to reporting research through publication. The seventh edition is an indispensable resource for students and professionals to achieve excellence in writing and make an impact with their work.
2. The Comprehensive Clinician's Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Author: by Leslie Sokol
Drs.Sokol and Fox have the knowledge base to bring you the most comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding CBT. Written for mental health professionals, students, trainers, supervisors, teachers and clinicians of all levels, this workbook is filled with practical, easy-to-understand tools to help you put theory into practice.
Filled with worksheets, coping cards, step-by-step plans and activities, this accessible guide will help you teach clients effective coping skills, which builds their confidence, and eliminates self-doubt – the most crucial part of treatment. These tools will help clients become their own therapist and sustain recovery across a variety of issues, including: – Depression – Bipolar Disorder – Anxiety – Anger – Substance Abuse – Personality Disorders – PTSD – Self-Harm and Suicidality – Psychosis
3. Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling Exams, and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination
Author: by Howard Rosenthal
With more questions and answers than any other edition, the Encyclopedia of Counseling, Fourth Edition, is still the only book you need to pass the NCE, CPCE, and other counseling exams. Every chapter has new and updated material and is still written in Dr. Rosenthal’s lively, user-friendly style counselors know and love.
The book’s new and improved coverage incorporates a range of vital topics, including social media, group work in career counseling, private practice and nonprofit work, addictions, neurocounseling, research trends, the DSM-5, the new ACA and NBCC codes of ethics, and much, much more.
4. 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions: Activities, Exercises and Assignments to Move the Client and Therapy Forward
Author: by Linda Curran
Premier Publishing & Media
This is the workbook that all mental health professionals wish they had at the beginning of their careers. Containing over 100 approaches to effectively deal with trauma, this workbook pulls together a wide array of treatments into one concise resource. Equally useful in both group and individual settings, these interventions will provide hope and healing for the client, as well as expand and solidify the professional’s expertise.
Tools and techniques drawn from the most effective trauma modalities: Art Therapy- CBT- DBT- EFT- EMDR- Energy Psychology- Focusing- Gestalt Therapy- Guided Imagery- Mindfulness- Psychodrama- Sensorimotor Psychology- Somatic Experiencing and Movement Therapies
5. Polyvagal Flip Chart: Understanding the Science of Safety (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)
Author: by Deb Dana
Offers therapists a low techhigh impact, interactive way to explain polyvagal theory to clients. When clients are stuck in the cognitive experience of their story, an explanation of polyvagal theory helps to bring their attention to the autonomic experience to bring the importance of the biology of their experience back into awareness.
Yet polyvagal theory can be challenging and intimidating to explain. This flip chart offers therapists an easy, standardized way to support clients in understanding the role of the autonomic nervous system in their lives. Using a flip chart makes psycho- education an interactive experience.
Therapists can feel confident in teaching their clients polyvagal theory by following the chart. With a flip chart visible during sessions, the therapist can:remind clients of the ways the autonomic nervous system has been shaped and is active in their daily living experience,display a page corresponding to the present moment, thus anchoring that experience in the theory,keep a page of the hierarchy visible when working with a client’s habitual response pattern.
6. The Gift of Therapy: An Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients (Covers may vary)
Author: by Irvin Yalom
Acclaimed author and renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom distills thirty-five years of psychotherapy wisdom into one brilliant volume. The culmination of master psychiatrist Dr. Irvin D. Yalom’s more than thirty-five years in clinical practice, The Gift of Therapy is a remarkable and essential guidebook that illustrates through real case studies how patients and therapists alike can get the most out of therapy.
The bestselling author of Love’s Executioner shares his uniquely fresh approach and the valuable insights he has gainedpresented as eighty-five personal and provocative tips for beginner therapists, including:Let the patient matter to you Acknowledge your errors Create a new therapy for each patient Do home visits(Almost) never make decisions for the patientFreud was not always wrongA book aimed at enriching the therapeutic process for a new generation of patients and counselors, Yalom’s Gift of Therapy is an entertaining, informative, and insightful read for anyone with an interest in the subject.
7. The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy
Author: by Irvin D. Yalom
Station Hill Press, Inc.
The classic work on group psychotherapy. The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy has been the standard text in the field for decades. In this completely updated sixth edition, Dr. Yalom and Dr. Leszcz draw on a decade of new research as well as their broad clinical wisdom and expertise.
Each chapter is revised, reflecting the most recent developments in the field. There are new sections throughout, including online group therapy, modern analytic and relational approaches, interpersonal neurobiology, measurement-based care, culture and diversity, psychological trauma, and group therapy tailored for a range of clinical populations.
At once scholarly and lively, this is the most up-to-date, incisive, and comprehensive text available on the practice of group psychotherapy.
8. Myers' Psychology for AP
Author: by David G. Myers
Integrating personal stories into their witty and humorous narrative, the authors of Myers’ Psychology for the AP Course get you interested in psychology as you prepare to take the AP exam.
9. AP Psychology Premium: With 6 Practice Tests (Barron's Test Prep)
Author: by Allyson J. Weseley Ed.D.
Barrons Educational Series
Be prepared for exam day with Barron’s. Trusted content from AP experts! Barron’s AP Psychology Premium: 2020-2021 includes in-depth content review and online practice. It’s the only book you’ll need to be prepared for exam day. Written by Experienced Educators Learn from Barron’s-all content is written and reviewed by AP expertsBuild your understanding with comprehensive review tailored to the most recent exam Get a leg up with tips, strategies, and study advice for exam day-it’s like having a trusted tutor by your sideBe Confident on Exam DaySharpen your test-taking skills with 6 full-length practice tests-3 in the book, including a diagnostic test to target your studying, and 3 more onlineStrengthen your knowledge with in-depth review covering all Units on the AP Psychology ExamReinforce your learning with practice questions at the end of each chapter Interactive Online PracticeContinue your practice with 3 full-length practice tests on Barron’s Online Learning HubSimulate the exam experience with a timed test option Deepen your understanding with detailed answer explanations and expert adviceGain confidence with automated scoring to check your learning progress
10. Speed Reading: Learn to Read a 200+ Page Book in 1 Hour (Mental Performance)
Author: by Kam Knight
September 26, 2018
#1 Speed Reading Book on Amazon for 2 Straight YearsThis has become the go to book for students, teachers, educators, professionals, and home-school parents & children to rapidly improve their reading. It offers simple tips to not only accelerate reading, but comprehension and memory.
Unlike other books that merely teach you to skim & scan, this book taps into your brain and eyes’ amazing power to naturally read more words in a shorter time. Please Note:With self-publishing becoming easier, there are a growing number of copycats on Amazon copying hard work of legitimate authors.
They don’t spend time to understand a topic, only summarize what others have written to make money. Many have taken material directly from here, though they miss the crucial instructions that create the important shifts in reading & habits. With that, please take the low star reviews here with a grain of salt as they are posted by them to boost their own sales and ranking.
In fact, this isn’t your average speed reading book. I spent years refining the techniques to double or even triple you reading speed with a few simple shifts. No skimming, no scanning, but reading every word with double or triple the speed.
11. The CBT Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians
Author: by Jeff Riggenbach
Theoretically sound, yet practical and easy-to-use, The CBT Toolbox guides you through evidence-based exercises to help navigate the road to recovery. For a client’s use on their own or for use in a therapeutic setting, this book will teach how to overcome unhealthy life patterns, providing fresh and proven approaches to help: – identify triggers for a variety of psychological problems – create step by step plans to improve self-worth – dismiss dysfunctional thinking – track and monitor anger – find calm in stressful situations – break destructive patterns in toxic relationships – defeat depression Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) is the most empirically-supported form of treatment for a broad range of psychological problems.
The CBT Toolbox is not a “one strategy first all” book. Rather, you will receive exercises that integrate research with practical application for specific symptom sets with the necessary depth to create meaningful change. The CBT Toolbox will provide you with effective and easy-to-use tools for: – Anxiety – Depression – Impulsive and Destructive Behaviors – Problems Solving – Toxic Relationships – Stress Management – and much more
12. How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing (2018 New Edition)
Author: by Paul J. Silvia
All academics need to write, but many struggle to finish their dissertations, articles, books, or grant proposals. Writing is hard work and can be difficult to wedge into a frenetic academic schedule. How can we write it all while still having a life?
In this second edition of his popular guidebook, Paul Silvia offers fresh advice to help you overcome barriers to writing and use your time more productively. After addressing some common excuses and bad habits, he provides practical strategies to motivate students, professors, researchers, and other academics to become better and more prolific writers.
Silvia draws from his own experience in psychology to explain how to write, submit, and revise academic work, from journal articles to books, all without sacrificing evenings, weekends, and vacations. The tips and strategies in this second edition have been updated to apply to academic writing in most disciplines.
Also new to this edition is a chapter on writing grant and fellowship proposals.
13. The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5(TM) Diagnostic Exam
Author: by Abraham M. Nussbaum
The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is the only interview book with DSM-5 criteria. The book provides an efficient structure for learning how to conduct an interview, reviews the screening questions, and then explains how DSM-5 impacts the interview.
The sixth chapter, the core of the guide, walks the reader through a complete diagnostic exam that includes questions for each DSM-5 disorder class. The book is for beginners learning the format and flow of the diagnostic interview and for seasoned clinicians conducting an interview consistent with DSM-5’s revisions.
The Pocket Guide to the DSM-5 Diagnostic Exam is a pragmatic and concise resource for diagnosing a person in mental distress while establishing a therapeutic relationship.Want more? Check out my new guide to diagnosing and treating children and adolescents using DSM-5 criteria, the DSM-5 Pocket Guide for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, written with pediatrician and psychiatrist Robert J.Hilt.
A memoir, The Finest Traditions of My Calling: One Physician’s Search for the Renewal of Medicine, is also available from Yale UP.
14. Insider's Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology: 2020/2021 Edition (Insider's Guide To Graduate Programs In Clinical and Psychology)
Author: by Michael A. Sayette
The Guilford Press
This expertly written guide, now in its 2020/2021 Edition, is the resource you can rely on to help you choose-and get into-the graduate clinical or counseling psychology programs that meet your needs. The Insider’s Guide is based on intensive research and includes information, advice, and decision-making worksheets not available from any other source.
A handy time line pinpoints important steps to take in the months and years leading up to submitting your applications. In-depth profiles on more than 300 accredited programs provide details on specializations or tracks, admission requirements, acceptance rates, financial aid, research areas, and clinical opportunities.
The 2020/2021 Edition includes profiles of 16 additional programs, as well as the latest information on prerequisite coursework, student loans, and more.
15. The School Psychologist's Guide for the Praxis Exam (Book + Free App)
Author: by Peter Thompson PhD
Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Now with a free mobile & web app with print purchase! Written by an award-winning practicing school psychologist, this thoroughly updated edition reflects the 2015 version of the Praxis Exam in School Psychology.
Noted for its concise and efficient outline style with visual keys that indicate what is most important and what needs extra study time, this guide has already helped thousands pass the exam. The bulleted key concepts and lists versus long, drawn-out paragraphs present information in easily digestible segments without sacrificing key information needed to pass the exam.
Invaluable study suggestions better prepare readers and build their confidence prior to exam time. Highlights of the new edition include:Reorganized to conform to the four major content areas of the updated 2015 examTwo new practice exams with 280 reworked sample questions and detailed answers that are similar in style and content to the actual items found in the Praxis exam to maximize successCovers school neuropsychology and traumatic brain injury, two topics that are not major domains on the current test, but which provide critical information to help strengthen success rateNew Concepts to Remember lists at the end of each content chapter summarize the key points and provide additional concepts that are especially helpful to review 2 weeks prior to exam timeNew Study and Test-Tasking Strategies and Insider Tips boxes based on feedback from recent test takers provide tips for studying for and passing the exam from all levels of test takersUpdated information on threat and risk assessment, pediatric brain injury and school supports, the DSM-5, and school neuropsychological practices and policiesNew key at the beginning of the answer section that links the categories referenced in the answer to the appropriate content chapter for ease of useAligns with best practices and recommendations from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)A proven track record of success that has already helped thousands pass the exam, Dr. Thompson was named Colorado School Psychologist of the Year in 2013Includes free access to mobile and online apptrack and sync your progress on up to three devicesAnyone planning to take the Praxis exam including master’s or doctoral school psychology students and practicing professionals will benefit by studying for this critical exam using this book.App included!
16. Letters to a Young Therapist
Author: by Mary Pipher
Mary Pipher’s groundbreaking investigation of America’s “girl-poisoning culture,” Reviving Ophelia, has sold nearly two million copies and established its author as one of the nation’s foremost authorities on family issues. In Letters to a Young Therapist, Dr. Pipher shares what she has learned in thirty years as a therapist, helping warring families, alienated adolescents, and harried professionals restore peace and beauty to their lives.
Letters to a Young Therapist gives voice to her practice with an exhilarating mix of storytelling and sharp-eyed observation. And while her letters are addressed to an imagined young therapist, every one of us can take something away from them.
Long before “positive psychology” became a buzzword, Dr. Pipher practiced a refreshingly inventive therapy – fiercely optimistic, free of dogma or psychobabble, and laced with generous warmth and practical common sense. But not until now has this gifted healer described her unique perspective on how therapy can help us revitalize our emotional landscape in an increasingly stressful world.