Cognitive Therapy Techniques Second Edition

Author: Robert L. Leahy
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462528226
Release Date: 2017-03-03
Genre: Psychology

"Subject Areas/Keywords: anger, approval seeking, assumptions, avoidance, basics, CBT, challenging, clinical practice, cognitive distortions, cognitive therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, CT, decision making, distortion, eliciting, emotion regulation, emotional processing, emotions, evaluating, examining, forms, homework, interventions, intrusive, logical errors, modifying, practitioners, psychotherapists, psychotherapy, schemas, self-criticism, skills, strategies, techniques, testing, therapists, thoughts, training DESCRIPTION This indispensable book has given many tens of thousands of practitioners a wealth of evidence-based tools for maximizing the power of cognitive therapy and tailoring it to individual clients. Leading authority Robert L. Leahy describes ways to help clients identify and modify problematic thoughts, core beliefs, and patterns of worry, self-criticism, and approval-seeking; evaluate personal schemas; cope with painful emotions; and take action to achieve their goals. Each technique includes vivid case examples and sample dialogues. Featuring 125 reproducible forms, the print book has a large-size format for easy photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. "--

Cognitive Therapy Techniques Second Edition

Author: Robert L. Leahy
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462529049
Release Date: 2017-02-21
Genre: Psychology

This indispensable book has given many tens of thousands of practitioners a wealth of evidence-based tools for maximizing the power of cognitive therapy and tailoring it to individual clients. Leading authority Robert L. Leahy describes ways to help clients identify and modify problematic thoughts, core beliefs, and patterns of worry, self-criticism, and approval-seeking; evaluate personal schemas; cope with painful emotions; and take action to achieve their goals. Each technique includes vivid case examples and sample dialogues. Featuring 123 reproducible forms, the book has a large-size format for easy photocopying; purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. New to This Edition *Numerous additional techniques and reproducible tools, including 48 new or revised forms. *Chapters on decision-making problems, intrusive thoughts, and anger management issues. *Incorporates the latest theory and research as well as cutting-edge techniques drawn from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), behavioral activation, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), emotional schema therapy, and the metacognitive model. *Significantly revised chapters on emotion regulation and worries. *Filled-out examples for many of the forms.

Cognitive Therapy Techniques

Author: Robert L. Leahy
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1572309059
Release Date: 2003-07-29
Genre: Psychology

An indispensable clinical companion, this book is packed with useful tools and interventions that will expand the repertoire of novice and experienced cognitive therapists. Detailed are the full variety of evidence-based techniques that can be brought to bear on specific client problems and therapeutic challenges. Therapists will rediscover--or learn for the first time--a wealth of effective ways to identify and challenge thoughts and core beliefs; modify patterns of worry, self-criticism, and approval-seeking; evaluate personal schemas; intervene in emotional processes; and activate new experiences for the client. Each technique is thoroughly described in Robert L. Leahy's trademark accessible style and illustrated with vivid case examples. Designed in a convenient large-size format, the book is bursting with over 80 reproducible client forms and handouts. Photocopy Rights The Publisher grants individual book purchasers nonassignable permission to reproduce selected materials in this book for professional use. For details and limitations, see copyright page. Key Features: For clinicians who know the basics, here is the entire range of therapeutic techniques clearly articulated in a user-friendly format. Author is well known and highly respected. Includes forms, handouts, homework assignments, and numerous concrete examples.

A CBT Practitioner s Guide to ACT

Author: Joseph V. Ciarrochi
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608825738
Release Date: 2008-12-03
Genre: Psychology

Interest in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is expanding rapidly. Many of those who are interested in ACT are trained using a mechanistic cognitive behavioral therapy model (or MCBT). Utilizing both ACT and MCBT together can be difficult, because the approaches make different philosophical assumptions and have different theoretical models. The core purpose of the book is to help provide a bridge between ACT and MCBT. The emphasis of this book will be applied psychology, but it will also have important theoretical implications. The book will highlight where ACT and MCBT differ in their predictions, and will suggest directions for future research. It will be grounded in current research and will make clear to the reader what is known and what has yet to be tested. The core theme of A CBT-Practitioner's Guide to ACT is that ACT and CBT can be unified if they share the same philosophical underpinnings (functional contextualism) and theoretical orientation (relational frame theory, or RFT). Thus, from a CBT practitioner's perspective, the mechanistic philosophical core of MCBT can be dropped, and the mechanistic information processing theory of CBT can be held lightly and ignored in contexts where it is not useful. From an ACT practitioner's perspective, the decades of CBT research on cognitive schema and dysfunctional beliefs provides useful information about how clients might be cognitively fused and how this fusion might be undermined. The core premise of the book is that CBT and ACT can be beneficially integrated, provided both are approached from a similar philosophical and theoretical framework. The authors acknowledge that practitioners often have little interest in extended discussions of philosophy and theory. Thus, their discussion of functional contextualism and RFT is grounded clearly in clinical practice. They talk about what functional contextualism means for the practitioner in the room, with a particular client. They describe how RFT can help the practitioner to understand the barriers to effective client action.

Evidence Based Practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Second Edition

Author: Deborah Dobson
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462538027
Release Date: 2018-07-30
Genre: Medical

Synthesizing the evidence base for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and translating it into practical clinical guidelines, this book has enhanced the knowledge and skills of thousands of therapists and students. The authors--an experienced clinician and a prominent psychotherapy researcher--discuss how to implement core CBT techniques, why and how they work, and what to do when faced with gaps in scientific knowledge. Vivid case examples illustrate what evidence-based strategies look like in action with real-world clients who may have multiple presenting problems. The authors also separate CBT myths from facts and discuss ways to manage common treatment challenges. New to This Edition *Revised throughout to incorporate the latest research, including key meta-analytic studies. *Chapters on clinical techniques have been restructured to be more concise and digestible. *New content on sleep difficulties, reducing avoidance, and motivational interviewing. *A new extended case example runs throughout the book.

The New Handbook of Cognitive Therapy Techniques

Author: Rian E. McMullin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393703134
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Psychology

This how-to reference provides the therapist with an immediately usable guide to cognitive therapy. It describes, explains, and demonstrates over a hundred cognitive therapy techniques, offering for each the theoretical basis, a thumbnail description of the method, case examples, and resources for further information. Cognitive restructuring therapy is based on the truth: If we change our thoughts, we change ourselves. It tackles, with logic, persistence, and creativity, the distorted beliefs underlying our emotional responses to everyday events. With dozens of soft, hard, and objective countering techniques, as well as methods to encourage perceptual shifts, this book is a huge toolbox for cognitive therapy practitioners. In this major revision of his 1986 Handbook of Cognitive Therapy Techniques, Mc Mullin has added seven new chapters which explain how to teach basic concepts, how to uncover harmful schemes, and how to resynthesize historical and cultural beliefs. He directs special attention to using these strategies with addicted clients and with severely mentally ill patients. In addition, he has tripled the number of examples, dialogues, case transcripts, and illustrations. Whether they are new to cognitive therapy or have been using it for years, clinicians will find here a rich, engaging, practical resource.

Clinician s Guide to PTSD Second Edition

Author: Steven Taylor
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462530519
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Psychology

This leading practitioner's guide, now thoroughly updated, examines the nature of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and provides a complete framework for planning and implementing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Steven Taylor addresses the complexities of treating people who have experienced different types of trauma and shows how to adapt empirically supported protocols to each client's needs. Rich case examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive interventions, exposure exercises, and adjunctive methods. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the book's 14 reproducible handouts in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition: *Chapter on pharmacotherapy--what CBT practitioners need to know when treating clients who are also taking medication. *Incorporates over a decade of advances in assessment and treatment techniques, outcome research, and neurobiological knowledge. *Updated for DSM-5.

Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Author: Robert D. Friedberg
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 9781462519804
Release Date: 2015-05-21
Genre: Psychology

Widely regarded as the definitive practitioner reference and teaching text, this book provides a complete introduction to doing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with 6- to 18-year-olds. The authors offer a blueprint for formulating cases and tailoring treatment to each child's or adolescent's unique developmental and clinical needs. Coverage includes how to orient children and families to cognitive therapy, structure each session, and implement a wide range of CBT techniques. Rich case material illustrates ways that CBT can help children struggling with specific emotional and behavioral problems. Reproducible forms and handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. New to This Edition *Incorporates the latest advances in CBT with youth and gives increased attention to cultural issues, including new case examples. *Chapter on working with patients with autism spectrum disorder. *Chapter on cognitive-behavioral family therapy. *Pull-out boxes throughout that summarize key points. *Epilogue on developing clinical wisdom. See also the authors' "Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents: Tools for Enhancing Practice," which presents creative ways to address challenging problems.

Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders 2e

Author: Robert L. Leahy
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781462501472
Release Date: 2012-01-12
Genre: Psychology

This widely used book is packed with indispensable tools for treating the most common clinical problems encountered in outpatient mental health practice. Chapters provide basic information on depression and the six major anxiety disorders; step-by-step instructions for evidence-based assessment and intervention; illustrative case examples; and practical guidance for writing reports and dealing with third-party payers. In a convenient large-size format, the book features 74 reproducible client handouts, homework sheets, and therapist forms for assessment and record keeping. The CD-ROM enables clinicians to rapidly generate individualized treatment plans, print extra copies of the forms, and find information on frequently prescribed medications. New to This Edition*The latest research on each disorder and its treatment.*Innovative techniques that draw on cognitive, behavioral, and mindfulness- and acceptance-based approaches.*Two chapters offering expanded descriptions of basic behavioral and cognitive techniques.*More than half of the 74 reproducibles are entirely new.

Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems

Author: Judith S. Beck
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609189907
Release Date: 2011-07-05
Genre: Psychology

Following on the success of the bestselling Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond, this groundbreaking book from Judith S. Beck addresses what to do when a patient is not making progress in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Provided is practical, step-by-step guidance on conceptualizing and solving frequently encountered problems, whether in developing and maintaining the therapeutic alliance or in accomplishing specific therapeutic tasks. While the framework presented is applicable to a range of challenging clinical situations, particular attention is given to modifying the longstanding distorted beliefs and dysfunctional behavioral strategies of people with personality disorders. Helpful appendices include a reproducible assessment tool, and the Personality Belief Questionnaire.

Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Mark Papworth
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446291450
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Genre: Psychology

'An engaging textbook which explores 'low intensity interventions' and modes of delivery whilst placing equal emphasis on the therapeutic value of the relationship between service user and practitioner' - Jane Briddon, APIMH Primary Mental Health Care MSC, University of Manchester This is a practical and jargon-free introduction to the principles, skills and application of Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (LICBT). Tailored specifically for the low intensity practitioner, it shows you how to deliver the approach to service users presenting with common adult mental health problems such as anxiety or depression, and how to use therapy 'vehicles' like supported self-help. Beginning at the initial assessment, the book will guide you all the way through the implementation of interventions to the management of endings - with key case examples threading through the book to illustrate each step. Interactive exercises will encourage your self-development, leaving you with a deeper understanding of the approach. This accessible, evidence-based book is essential reading for Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs). It will also be useful for health professionals of all kinds who need a practical guide to applying this cost-effective therapy in clinical settings. Mark Papworth is consultant clinical psychologist at Newcastle University. Theresa Marrinan is clinical/academic tutor at Newcastle University. Brad Martin is a consultant clinical psychologist and cognitive therapist in Wellington, New Zealand. Dominique Keegan is a clinical psychologist and cognitive therapist, working in the NHS and as a clinical lecturer on the PGDipCBT at Newcastle University. Anna Chaddock is a clinical psychologist and CBT therapist in Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy

Author: Ann Hackmann
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191620751
Release Date: 2011-05-26
Genre: Psychology

Imagery is one of the new, exciting frontiers in cognitive therapy. From the outset of cognitive therapy, its founder Dr. Aaron T. Beck recognised the importance of imagery in the understanding and treatment of patient's problems. However, despite Beck's prescience, clinical research on imagery, and the integration of imagery interventions into clinical practice, developed slowly. It is only in the past 10 years that most writing and research on imagery in cognitive therapy has been conducted. The Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy is a landmark book, which will play an important role in the next phase of cognitive therapy's development. Clinicians and researchers are starting to recognise the centrality of imagery in the development, maintenance and treatment of psychological disorders - for example, in social phobia, agoraphobia, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, childhood trauma, and personality disorder. In the fields of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience, researchers are identifying the key role that imagery plays in emotion, cognition and psychopathology. The Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy has been written both for clinicians and researchers. For clinicians, it is a user-friendly, practical guide to imagery, which will enable therapists to understand imagery phenomenology, and to integrate imagery-based interventions into their cognitive therapy practice. For researchers, it provides a state-of-the-art summary of imagery research, and points the way to future studies. Written by three well-respected CBT researcher-clinicians, it is essential reading for all cognitive therapists, who have recognised the limitations of purely 'verbal' CBT techniques, and want to find new ways to work with clients with psychological disorders.

Practitioner s Guide to Evidence Based Psychotherapy

Author: Jane E. Fisher
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387283708
Release Date: 2006-11-24
Genre: Psychology

This book is to help clinical psychologists, clinical social workers, psychiatrists and counselors achieve the maximum in service to their clients. Designed to bring ready answers from scientific data to real life practice, The guide is an accessible, authoritative reference for today’s clinician. There are solid guidelines for what to rule out, what works, what doesn’t work and what can be improved for a wide range of mental health problems. It is organized alphabetically for quick reference and distills vast amounts of proven knowledge and strategies into a user friendly, hands-on reference.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Second Edition

Author: Judith S. Beck
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781609185060
Release Date: 2011-08-18
Genre: Psychology

The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly accessible, step-by-step style, master clinician Judith S. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions effectively. Core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques are explicated and strategies are presented for troubleshooting difficulties and preventing relapse. An extended case example and many vignettes and transcripts illustrate CBT in action. Reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also Dr. Beck's Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems: What to Do When the Basics Don't Work, which addresses ways to solve frequently encountered problems with patients who are not making progress. New to This Edition*Reflects over 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing experience as a clinician, teacher, and supervisor.*Chapters on the evaluation session and behavioral activation.*Increased emphasis on the therapeutic relationship, building on patients' strengths, and homework.*Now even more practical: features reproducibles and a sample case write-up.

Learning Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Author: Jesse H. Wright, M.D., Ph.D.
Publisher: American Psychiatric Pub
ISBN: 9781615370184
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Medical

This updated, second edition also features ways to employ CBT to reduce suicide risk and tips on integrating therapies related to CBT -- including dialectical behavior therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and well-being therapy.