Psychology in the Physical and Manual Therapies


  • Gregory Kolt, BSc, BAppSc(Phty), Grad DipEd, GradDipBehavHlthCare, PhD, Head, School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Penrith, Australia
  • Mark Andersen, PhD, Associate Professor, Centre for Rehabilitation, Exercise and Sport Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

This comprehensive text addresses a number of important issues. It features extensive coverage of psychological principles as they relate to illness, injury, and rehabilitation. It covers key concepts relevant to psychological care in physical therapies, with special focus on approaches to client care. This unique text also includes material on specific client populations.
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Book information

  • Published: June 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07352-6

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: Injury, illness, and rehabilitation: psychological principles

1. Using psychology in the physical and manual therapies
Gregory S. Kolt and Mark B. Andersen
2. Psychological antecedents to injury and illness
Urban Johnson
3. Psychological responses to injury and illness
Diane M. Wiese-Bjornstal
4. Psychological aspects of rehabilitation
Britton Brewer

SECTION 2: Psychological care in the physical and manual therapies: An integrated approach
5. Practitioner-client relationships: Building working alliances
Al Petitpas and Allen Cornelius
6. Transference and countertransference
Mark B. Andersen
7. Recognizing psychopathology
Mark B. Andersen
8. Cognitive and behavioral interventions
Craig A. White and Esther K. Black
9. Relaxation techniques
Rosemary A. Payne
10. Imagery
Helen Graham
11. Pain and its management
Gregory S. Kolt
12. Terminating the therapeutic relationship
Lynda Mainwaring

SECTION 3: Working with specific client populations
13. Traumatic brain injury and stroke
Joseph H. Ricker
14. Spinal cord injuries
Beth L. Dinoff and J. Scott Richards
15. Cardiovascular and respiratory conditions
Pia B. Santiago and Robert M. Kaplan
16. Injury from sport, exercise and physical activity
Gregory S. Kolt
17. Arthritides
Melainie Cameron
18. Functional somatic syndromes
Rona Moss-Morris and Wendy Wrapson
19. Personality disorders
Mark B. Andersen
20. Terminal illness
Stephen A. Gudas