Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Gregoris Simos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317822447
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Although Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) has a well elaborated theoretical background and documented standard therapeutic process, new specific theoretical formulations and genuine techniques seem to continually appear. These new treatment developments in CBT constitute the heart of this book. Leading researchers and clinicians, who are also well established experts in the application of CBT present the extent of their experience, as well as appropriate and state-of-the-art treatment techniques for a variety of specific disorders: * Management of Major Depression, suicidal behaviour and Bipolar Disorder. * Treatment of Anxiety Disorders such as Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. * Application of CBT to Eating Disorder and Personality Disorders, especially Borderline Personality Disorder. * Implementation of CBT with specific populations such as couples and families, children and adolescents. The book focuses on clinical practice and treatment techniques, but avoids a step-by-step approach. Instead it encourages flexibility and integrativity in order to help the practicing clinician become more competent and efficient in applying CBT. Well-known contributors reveal a variety of treatment styles, and case examples and treatment transcripts are used to show how theoretical innovations integrate with the practice of CBT.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Gregoris Simos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134059043
Format: PDF
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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: A Guide for the Practising Clinician, Volume 2 brings the practising clinician up to date with recent developments in the continuously expanding field of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). As with the first volume, this book is a clinically orientated and techniques-focused CBT manual, dealing with specific clinical conditions, skilfully blending guiding theories, focused techniques and clinical flexibility. With contributions from distinguished clinicians and researchers, a variety of specific disorders are examined, including: • Social anxiety disorder, CBT for psychoses, preventing relapse in depression; • Posttraumatic stress disorder, health anxiety; • Body dysmorphic disorder, pathological gambling, medical illness. These disorders are also discussed in the context of up-to-date processes and approaches, such as homework assignments, compassion-focused therapy and metacognitive-focused therapy. As such this book, along with the first volume, will be essential reading for all CBT practitioners, mental health professionals and students alike.

Evidence Based Practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Deborah Dobson
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1606237276
Format: PDF, Kindle
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From leading experts in the field—a practicing clinical psychologist and a renowned psychotherapy researcher—this book synthesizes the evidence base for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and translates it into practical clinical guidelines. The focus is how clinicians can use current research findings to provide the best care in real-world practice settings. Within a case formulation framework, core cognitive and behavioral theories and techniques are described and illustrated with vivid case examples. The authors also discuss managing everyday treatment challenges; separating CBT myths from facts; and how to develop a successful CBT practice and optimize the quality of services.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Author: William T. O'Donohue
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118228871
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn and apply the 14 core principles of cognitive behavior therapy In this invaluable guide, clinicians will find—identified and summarized by leading researchers and clinicians—fourteen core principles that subsume the more than 400 cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment protocols currently in use, so they may apply them to their everyday practice. This unique contribution to the field provides practitioners with a balance of history, theory, and evidence-based applications. Edited by renowned experts in the field, Cognitive Behavior Therapy explores the core principles behind all CBT protocols including: Clinical functional analysis Skills training Exposure Relaxation Cognitive restructuring Problem solving Self-regulation A straightforward introduction to CBT principles with guidance for all mental health professionals seeking to improve the lives of clients spanning a range of psychological problems, Cognitive Behavior Therapy is designed for both new and experienced clinicians alike who want to deepen and broaden their understanding of CBT principles.

Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy

Author: Khadj Rouf
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019100491X
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Behavioural experiments are one of the central and most powerful methods of intervention in cognitive therapy. Yet until now, there has been no volume specifically dedicated to guiding physicians who wish to design and implement behavioural experiments across a wide range of clinical problems. The Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy fills this gap. It is written by clinicians for clinicians. It is a practical, easy to read handbook, which is relevant for practising clinicians at every level, from trainees to cognitive therapy supervisors. Following a foreword by David Clark, the first two chapters provide a theoretical and practical background for the understanding and development of behavioural experiments. Thereafter, the remaining chapters of the book focus on particular problem areas. These include problems which have been the traditional focus of cognitive therapy (e.g. depression, anxiety disorders), as well as those which have only more recently become a subject of study (bipolar disorder, psychotic symptoms), and some which are still in their relative infancy (physical health problems, brain injury). The book also includes several chapters on transdiagnostic problems, such as avoidance of affect, low self-esteem, interpersonal issues, and self-injurious behaviour. A final chapter by Christine Padesky provides some signposts for future development. Containing examples of over 200 behavioural experiments, this book will be of enormous practical value for all those involved in cognitive behavioural therapy, as well as stimulating exploration and creativity in both its readers and their patients.

The Case Formulation Approach to Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Author: Jacqueline B. Persons
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1462509487
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A major contribution for all clinicians committed to understanding and using what really works in therapy, this book belongs on the desks of practitioners, students, and residents in clinical psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and social work. It will serve as a text in graduate-level courses on cognitive-behavior therapy and in clinical practica.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Clinicians

Author: Donna M. Sudak
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781760447
Format: PDF
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The Psychotherapy in Clinical Practice series incorporates essential therapeutic principles into clinically relevant patient management. This second volume, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Clinicians, familiarizes clinicians with the theory and clinical use of cognitive behavioral therapy. The book explains the historical development and theoretical foundations of cognitive behavioral therapy, the importance of individual case conceptualization, the patient-therapist relationship, the therapeutic process, and specific treatment techniques and presents models for the treatment of common psychiatric disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, panic disorder, social phobia, and personality disorders. Several cases are presented at the beginning of the book and discussed as examples throughout the text.

Learning Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Author: Jesse H. Wright
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1615371257
Format: PDF, Docs
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Building on its successful "read-see-do" approach, this second edition of Learning Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: An Illustrated Guide seamlessly combines 23 all-new videos with informative text and figures, charts, worksheets, checklists, and tables to help readers not only learn the essential skills of CBT but achieve competence in this important evidence-based treatment method. Opening with an overview of core cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) theories and techniques, leading CBT practitioners then describe and demonstrate how to build effective therapeutic relationships with CBT, conceptualize a case with the CBT model, structure sessions, and resolve common problems encountered in CBT. This updated, second edition of the best-selling and highly popular Learning Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy also features: Ways to employ CBT to reduce suicide risk Guidance on integrating therapies related to CBT -- including dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and well-being therapy -- in the context of personality disorders and chronic or recurrent depression An appendix of curated resources by the expert authors -- recommended readings, computer programs, Web sites, videos, and organizations -- to give readers access to the best resources in building competence in CBT practice The all-new videos feature clinicians demonstrating methods in real-world settings and include new topics such as safety planning and uncovering and changing maladaptive schemas. Proven as one of the best teaching tools for building competence in CBT, this new edition will enrich readers' understanding and practice of CBT.

The Clinician s Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author: Eric A. Storch
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128114282
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The Clinician's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder brings together a wealth of experts on pediatric and adolescent OCD, providing novel cognitive behavioral strategies and considerations that therapists can immediately put into practice. The book provides case studies and example metaphors on how to explain exposure models to children in a developmentally appropriate manner. The book also instructs clinicians on how to use symptom information and rating scales to develop an appropriate exposure hierarchy. The book is arranged into two major sections: assessment and treatment of childhood OCD and special considerations in treating childhood OCD. Each chapter is structured to include relevant background and empirical support for the topic at hand, practical discussion of the nature and implementation of the core component (such as exposure and response prevention, cognitive therapy, psychoeducation and more), and a case illustration that highlights the use of a particular technique. Provides the strong theoretical foundation required to successfully implement treatment Highlights the use of particular intervention techniques through case studies Provides CBT strategies for anxiety, tic disorders, trichotillomania, ADHD and disruptive behaviors Includes strategies for treatment of patients who are initially non-responsive to CBT Encourages individualization of evidence-based and clinically-informed principles for each patient Reviews what to do if/when OCD remits and/or returns Provides details on differentiation OCD symptoms from anxiety and other psychopathology

Cognitive behavior Therapy for Severe Mental Illness

Author: Jesse H. Wright
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 1585623210
Format: PDF, ePub
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This practical and insightful guide distills into one volume CBT techniques for individual therapy and video demonstrations on DVD that illustrate how these techniques can be used to tackle a wide range of severe clinical problems.