Category Archive: Sally v. Hunter

Book review for James Morrison’s DSM-5 Made Easy: The clinician’s guide to diagnosis

Sally V. Hunter, University of New England, Australia   This review is written for those of you who believe that the DSM-5 has a place in your practice. I don’t intend to critique the DSM-5 itself or to reflect on the ways in which it is better or worse than the DSM-IV-TR. I want to …

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Book review for James Morrison’s DSM-5 Made Easy: The clinician’s guide to diagnosis

Return to Journal Articles Sally V. Hunter, University of New England, Australia   The book covers all the main mental health diagnoses across twenty chapters. Each chapter begins with a quick guide to the disorders covered, and explains any big changes between the DSM-IV and the DSM-5. The introduction to each chapter describes the major symptoms, …

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In the Best Interests of the Child: Ethical Challenges for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Return to Journal Articles Sally v. Hunter[1] University of New England Introduction Working with children is challenging in many ways, not least of all ethically. When health professionals work with children or young people they are, to a greater or lesser extent, also working with at least one parent or guardian. A child rarely presents …

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Editorial – The inaugural edition of the Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia (PACJA)

Dr Sally Hunter officially launches PACJA, reflecting on the research currently being produced in the counselling and psychotherapy field, and summarising the articles in the inaugural edition.

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In the Best Interests of the Child: Ethical Challenges for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Dr Sally Hunter reviews some of the recent literature on working therapeutically with children and explores the main ethical dilemmas that arise for clinicians.

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