Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide

Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide

by Robert L. Leahy, Dennis Tirch, Lisa A. Napolitano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1609184831

ISBN-13: 9781609184834

Pub. Date: 08/19/2011

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

Highly practical and accessible, this unique book gives therapists powerful tools for helping patients learn to cope with feared or avoided emotional experiences. The book presents a menu of effective intervention options-including schema modification, stress management, acceptance, mindfulness, self-compassion, cognitive restructuring, and other techniques-and

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Highly practical and accessible, this unique book gives therapists powerful tools for helping patients learn to cope with feared or avoided emotional experiences. The book presents a menu of effective intervention options-including schema modification, stress management, acceptance, mindfulness, self-compassion, cognitive restructuring, and other techniques-and describes how to select the best ones for particular patients or situations. Provided are sample questions to pose to patients, specific interventions to use, suggested homework assignments, illustrative examples and sample dialogues, and troubleshooting tips. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume is packed with over 65 reproducible handouts and forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609184834
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/19/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
681,539
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Why Is Emotion Regulation Important?
2. Emotional Schema Therapy
3. Validation
4. Identification and Refutation of Emotion Myths
5. Mindfulness
6. Acceptance and Willingness
7. Compassionate Mind Training
8. Enhancing Emotional Processing
9. Cognitive Restructuring
10. Stress Reduction
11. Conclusions Appendix. Reproducible Forms

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