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Between conviction and uncertainty philosophical guidelines for the practicing psychotherapist by Jerry N. Downing

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Psychotherapy -- Philosophy.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-315) and indexes.

StatementJerry N. Downing.
SeriesSUNY series, alternatives in psychology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC437.5 .D68 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 333 p. ;
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL48997M
ISBN 100791446271, 079144628X
LC Control Number99051479

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