CBT for Beginners
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CBT for Beginners

by Jane Simmons, Rachel Griffiths
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412948134

ISBN-13: 9781412948135

Pub. Date: 12/30/2008

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This practical guide to cognitive behaviour therapy will interest a wide range of professionals and trainees across health and social care. Focusing on case formulation, the authors show how to build a 'picture' of each individual client, using their case history to inform interventions. The book covers the fundamentals of practising CBT, such as:

Overview

This practical guide to cognitive behaviour therapy will interest a wide range of professionals and trainees across health and social care. Focusing on case formulation, the authors show how to build a 'picture' of each individual client, using their case history to inform interventions. The book covers the fundamentals of practising CBT, such as:

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412948135
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
12/30/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures vii

Introduction 1

Part 1 CBT - What is it? 3

1 What is CBT? 5

2 Who Benefits from CBT? 10

3 The CBT Model 20

4 Levels of Cognitions (Thoughts, Beliefs and Assumptions) 26

5 Structure of Therapy and Sessions 30

6 The Therapeutic Relationship 42

Part 2 CBT - How Do You Do It? 45

7 CBT Assessment 47

8 CBT Formulation 64

9 Setting Therapy Goals 85

10 Coping Strategies 93

11 Behavioural Interventions 101

12 Cognitive Interventions: Psycho-education about Thoughts and Beliefs 116

13 Cognitive Interventions: Identifying Negative Automatic Thoughts (NATs) 122

14 Cognitive Interventions: Evaluation of Negative Automatic Thoughts or 'Thought Challenging' 132

15 Cognitive Interventions: Working with Assumptions and Core Beliefs 149

Part 3 And the Rest 157

16 Problem Solving 159

17 Working with Emotions 166

18 Motivation for Change 172

19 Therapeutic Endings 181

20 Supervision 186

Conclusion 190

Appendices 191

I Referral Criteria Handout 191

II Chapter 3 Exercise 194

III Formulation Sheet and Maintenance Cycle 196

IV Graded Practice Diary 198

V Detailed Activity Record Sheet 199

VI Basic Activity Schedule 200

VII Thought Record Sheets (Basic Thought Record Sheet, Detailed Thought Record Sheet, OCD Thought Record Sheet) 201

VIII Questions to Help Identify Negative Automatic Thoughts 204

IX Thinking Biases 205

X Thinking Biases Exercise 206

XI Thought Evaluation Sheets (Alternative Thoughts, Evidence For and Against, OCD, Thinking Biases) 208

XII Questions to Ask When Evaluating NATs 212

XIII Responsibility Chart 213

XIV Decisional Bias Sheet 214

XV Handout: Dealing with Setbacksduring the Recovery Process 215

XVI Relapse Prevention Sheet 218

XVII Ending Letters 219

References 224

Index 227

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