Individual Author Record
Name: Roger PoppenPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1940 in South Dakota Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRoger moved to Southern Illinois in the 70's.
Biographical and Professional InformationRoger joined the faculty at Southern Illinois University in 1970, where he became professor and coordinator of the Behavior Analysis & Therapy Program. He is now retired.
Titles At Your Library
Behavioral Relaxation Training and Assessment (Psychology practitioner guidebooks)
ISBN: 0080355668 Elsevier Science Ltd. 1988 This volume offers students and practising therapists a practical approach to providing relaxation training (RT). Poppen provides explicit case examples to illustrate the methods and techniques he introduces, as well as data to support their effectiveness.
Joseph Wolpe (Key Figures in Counselling and Psychotherapy series)
ISBN: 080398667X SAGE Publications Ltd. 1996 Joseph Wolpe brought about a revolution in psychotherapy. He provided the first clear alternative to therapy as an esoteric exploration of mental forces and presented, instead, clearly specified procedures and documented outcomes - a practical technology based on a fundamental science of learning.
Roger Poppen, who witnessed some of this revolution first hand as a doctoral student, describes the major impact Wolpe′s theories had on psychotherapy, compelling it to address issues of effectiveness and accountability. He assesses the criticisms that Wolpe′s work has attracted both from outside and within the behavioural school, and describes the development of Wolpe′s ideas and his continuing role in the theory, practice and ev