`This book issues a challenge to anyone in the field of psychotherapy who is resigned to seeing psychotherapy as solely a service activity or an art or craft. Instead, Langs invites us to see that psychotherapy, clinical technique and practice may have intricate and fundamental conditions to the scientific laws of nature and the universe. This work will also be of value to those psychotherapists who are interested in asking research questions about the process and technique of psychotherapy. It is also a refreshing read in a post modern era where the pursuit of validity and fundamental laws seems to have gone out of fashion' - New Therapist

Measuring Mental Energy

Measuring mental energy

We reviewed our results across models and they were internally consistent. To summarize, we had found that active, unstable therapists tend to re-use the same communicative vehicles and seem to have relatively little impact on their patients' choices of communicative vehicles in sessions. They do, however, create a need for a great deal of power to enable their patients' communications to proceed with any degree of variety. On the other hand, relatively silent, stable therapists tend to vary their means of communicative expression and have deep effects on their patients' means of expressing themselves. They also make it easier (that is, lessen the energy requirements) for their patients' IPs to move about in the course of a session. In keeping ...

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