Evidence-Based Practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Evidence-Based Practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

by Deborah Dobson, Keith S. Dobson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1606230204

ISBN-13: 9781606230206

Pub. Date: 02/06/2009

Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.

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.

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781606230206
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
02/06/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
322
Sales rank:
710,802
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Context of Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions

2. Assessment for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

3. Integration and Case Formulation

4. Beginning Treatment: Planning for Therapy and Building Alliance

5. Beginning Treatment: Basic Skills

6. Behavior Change Elements in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

7. Cognitive Restructuring Interventions

8. Assessing and Modifying Core Beliefs and Schemas

9. Completion of Treatment and Prevention of Relapse

10. Challenges in Conducting Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

11. The Research Context of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

12. Myths about Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

13. Starting and Maintaining a Cognitive-Behavioral Practice

Appendix A. The Cognitive Therapy Scale

Appendix B. Review Articles Regarding the Efficacy of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

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