Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians
  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

by Frank M. Dattilio
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606234536

ISBN-13: 9781606234532

Pub. Date: 10/26/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

From a leading expert in cognitive-behavioral therapy and couple and family therapy, this comprehensive guide combines cutting-edge research and clinical wisdom. The author shows how therapeutic techniques originally designed for individuals have been successfully adapted for use with couples and families struggling with a wide range of relationship problems and…  See more details below

Overview

From a leading expert in cognitive-behavioral therapy and couple and family therapy, this comprehensive guide combines cutting-edge research and clinical wisdom. The author shows how therapeutic techniques originally designed for individuals have been successfully adapted for use with couples and families struggling with a wide range of relationship problems and stressful life transitions. Vivid clinical examples illustrate the process of conducting thorough assessments, implementing carefully planned cognitive and behavioral interventions, and overcoming roadblocks. The book highlights ways to enhance treatment by drawing on the latest knowledge about relationship dynamics, attachment, and neurobiology. Cultural diversity issues are woven throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606234532
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/26/2009
Pages:
282
Sales rank:
1,052,458
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Mechanics of Change with Couples and Families

3. The Schema Component in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

4. The Role of Neurobiological Processes

5. Methods of Clinical Assessment

6. Cognitive-Behavioral Techniques

7. Special Topics

8. Enhancements to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

9. Case Examples

10. Epilogue

Appendix A. Questionnaires and Inventories for Couples and Families

Appendix B. Dysfunctional Thought Record

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