General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy [NOOK Book]


Proven and effective, cognitive-behavior therapy is the most widely taught psychotherapeutic technique. General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy provides students with a complete introduction to CBT. It includes over 60 chapters on individual therapies for a wide range of presenting problems, such as smoking cessation, stress management, and classroom management. Each chapter contains a table clearly explaining the steps of implementing each therapy. Written for ...
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Proven and effective, cognitive-behavior therapy is the most widely taught psychotherapeutic technique. General Principles and Empirically Supported Techniques of Cognitive Behavior Therapy provides students with a complete introduction to CBT. It includes over 60 chapters on individual therapies for a wide range of presenting problems, such as smoking cessation, stress management, and classroom management. Each chapter contains a table clearly explaining the steps of implementing each therapy. Written for graduate psychology students, it includes new chapters on imaginal exposure and techniques for treating the seriously mentally ill.
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Reviewer: Gary B Kaniuk, Psy.D.(Cermak Health Services)
Description: This book describes the principles and empirically supported techniques of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). This evidence-based approach is critical in these days of managed healthcare and economic crisis.
Purpose: In the words of the editors, "Our major interest in compiling the book was twofold: First, we noted the lack of a volume that provides detailed descriptions of the techniques of cognitive behavioral therapy. Many books mentioned these but few described the techniques in detail. The absence of a comprehensive collection of the methods of cognitive-behavior therapy creates a gap in the training of students and in the faithful practice of cognitive behavior therapy. Second, with the increased interest in cognitive behavior therapy, particularly by the payers in managed care, there has been an increasing bastardization of behavior therapy. Some therapists are claiming they are administering some technique (e.g., relapse prevention or contingency management) when they clearly are not. This phenomenon, in our experience, rarely involves intentional deception but instead reflects an ignorance of the complexities of faithfully implementing these techniques. This book is aimed at reducing this problem."
Audience: The book is aimed at both students and clinicians. Both editors are from University of Nevada, Reno, where William T. O'Donohue is professor of clinical psychology and Jane E. Fisher is professor of psychology and former director of clinical training. Over 150 authors contribute to the book.
Features: General principles underlying cognitive behavior therapy, including assessment and cultural competence, begin the book. The remaining chapters (74) describe various cognitive behavior techniques which have an empirical research base. The chapters are fairly short, though they include numerous references. Figures and tables are very helpful in clarifying the book. Both an author and subject index end the book. The strength of this book lies in its introduction to many different techniques. The authors discuss well known techniques such as relaxation, anger control, assertiveness, cognitive restructuring, and parent training as well as less known techniques such as cognitive defusion, expressive writing, matching law, urge surfing, and values clarification. Many of the movers and shakers are among the contributors, including Arnold Lazarus, Albert Ellis, Marsha Linehan, and Donald Meichenbaum. The book is easy to read and practical, with brief clinical examples.
Assessment: The many techniques described in this book can be used to address a whole host of clinical problems. Written by experts in the field, the book will be useful for both novices and seasoned veterans. It is must reading for those who want to be more proficient in CBT theory and technique.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470485002
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/4/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 744
  • Sales rank: 476,912
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

William T. O'Donohue, PhD, is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and a licensed clinical psychologist widely recognized in the field for his knowledge of empirically supported cognitive behavior therapies. He has edited over twenty books, written thirty-five book chapters, and published more than seventy-five articles in scholarly journals.

Jane E. Fisher, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and former Director of Clinical Training at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research interests include aging and behavioral health; applied behavior analysis; and the integration of evidence-based behavioral healthcare in primary and long-term care settings.

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Table of Contents





1 A Brief History of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Are There Troubles Ahead? (William O’Donohue).

2 Assessment and Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Functional Analysis as Key Process (Claudia Drossel, Clair Rummel, and Jane E. Fisher).

3 Cognitive Behavior Therapy: A Current Appraisal (William C. Follette, Sabrina M. Darrow, and Jordan T. Bonow).

4 Cultural Awareness and Culturally Competent Practice (Melanie P. Duckworth).

5 New Directions in Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Acceptance-Based Therapies (Evan M. Forman and James D. Herbert).


6 Psychological Acceptance (James D. Herbert, Evan M. Forman, and Erica L. England).

7 Anger (Negative Impulse) Control (Brad Donohue, Kendra Tracy, and Suzanne Gorney).

8 Assertiveness Skills and the Management of Related Factors (Melanie P. Duckworth).

9 Attribution Change (Rebecca S. Laird and Gerald I. Metalsky).

10 Behavioral Activation for Depression (Christopher R. Martell).

11 Response Chaining (W. Larry Williams and Eric Burkholder).

12 Behavioral Contracting (Ramona Houmanfar, Kristen A. Maglieri, Horacio R. Roman, and Todd A. Ward).

13 Bibliotherapy Utilizing CBT (Negar Nicole Jacobs).

14 Breathing Retraining and Diaphragmatic Breathing Techniques (Holly Hazlett-Stevens and Michelle G. Craske).

15 Classroom Management (Steven G. Little and Angeleque Akin-Little).

16 Cognitive Defusion (Jason B. Luoma and Steven C. Hayes).

17 Cognitive Restructuring of the Disputing of Irrational Beliefs (Albert Ellis).

18 Cognitive Restructuring: Behavioral Tests of Negative Cognitions (Keith S. Dobson and Kate E. Hamilton).

19 Communication/Problem-Solving Skills Training (Pamella H. Oliver and Gayla Margolin).

20 Compliance with Medical Regimens (Elaine M. Heiby and Maxwell R. Frank).

21 Contingency Management Interventions (Claudia Drossel, Christina G. Garrison-Diehn, and Jane E. Fisher).

22 Daily Behavior Report Cards: Home–School Contingency Management Procedures (Mary Lou Kelley and Jennette L. Palcic).

23 Dialectics in Cognitive and Behavior Therapy (Armida Rubio Fruzzetti and Alan E. Fruzzetti).

24 Differential Reinforcement of Low-Rate Behavior (Mark Alavosius, Joseph Dagen, and William D. Newsome).

25 Differential Reinforcement of Other Behavior and Differential Reinforcement of Alternative Behavior (Michele D. Wallace and Adel C. Najdowski).

26 Directed Masturbation: A Treatment of Female Orgasmic Disorder (Stephanie Both and Ellen Laan).

27 Distress Tolerance (Michael P. Twohig and Katherine A. Peterson).

28 Emotion Regulation (Alan E. Fruzzetti, Wendy Crook, Karen M. Erikson, Jung Eun Lee, and John M. Worrall).

29 Encopresis: Biobehavioral Treatment (Patrick C. Friman, Jennifer Resetar, and Kim DeRuyk).

30 Expressive Writing (Jenna L. Baddeley and James W. Pennebaker).

31 Flooding (Lori A. Zoellner, Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Sally A. Moore, and David M. Slagle).

32 Experimental Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior (James E. Carr, Linda A. LeBlanc, and Jessa R. Love).

33 Functional Communication Training to Treat Challenging Behavior (V. Mark Durand and Eileen Merges).

34 Functional Self-Instruction Training to Promote Generalized Learning (Frank R. Rusch and Douglas Kostewicz).

35 Group Interventions (Claudia Drossel).

36 Habit Reversal Training (Amanda Nicolson Adams, Mark A. Adams, and Raymond G. Miltenberger).

37 Harm Reduction (Arthur W. Blume and G. Alan Marlatt).

38 Putting It on the Street: Homework in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (Patricia Robinson).

39 The Prolonged CS Exposure Techniques of Implosive (Flooding) Therapy (Donald J. Levis).

40 Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Insomnia (Wilfred R. Pigeon and Michael L. Perlis).

41 Interoceptive Exposure for Panic Disorder (John P. Forsyth, Tiffany Fuse, and Dean T. Acheson).

42 Live (In Vivo) Exposure (Holly Hazlett-Stevens and Michelle G. Craske).

43 Applications of the Matching Law (John C. Borrero, Michelle A. Frank, and Nicole L. Hausman).

44 Mindfulness Practice (Sona Dimidjian and Marsha M. Linehan).

45 Moderate Drinking Training for Problem Drinkers (Frederick Rotgers).

46 Multimodal Behavior Therapy (Arnold A. Lazarus).

47 Positive Psychology: A Behavioral Conceptualization and Application to Contemporary Behavior Therapy (Alyssa H. Kalata and Amy E. Naugle).

48 Motivational Interviewing (Eric R. Levensky, Brian C. Kersh, Lavina L. Cavasos, and J. Annette Brooks).

49 Noncontingent Reinforcement as a Treatment for Problem Behavior (Timothy R. Vollmer and Carrie S. W. Borrero).

50 Pain Management (Robert J. Gatchel and Richard C. Robinson).

51 Parent Training (Kevin J. Moore and Gerald R. Patterson).

52 Self-Efficacy Interventions: Guided Mastery Therapy (Walter D. Scott and Daniel Cervone).

53 Positive Attention (Stephen R. Boggs and Sheila M. Eyberg).

54 Problem-Solving Therapy (Arthur M. Nezu, Christine Maguth Nezu, and Mary McMurran).

55 Punishment (David P. Wacker, Jay Harding, Wendy Berg, Linda J. Cooper-Brown, and Anjali Barretto).

56 Rapid Smoking (Elizabeth V. Gifford and Deacon Shoenberger).

57 Relapse Prevention (Kirk A. B. Newring, Tamara M. Loverich, Cathi D. Harris, and Jennifer Wheeler).

58 Relaxation (Kyle E. Ferguson and Rachel E. Sgambati).

59 Response Prevention (Martin E. Franklin, Deborah A. Ledley, and Edna B. Foa).

60 Satiation Therapy (Crissa Draper).

61 Identifying and Modifying Maladaptive Schemas (Cory F. Newman).

62 Self-Management (Lynn P. Rehm and Jennifer H. Adams).

63 Safety Training/Violence Prevention Using the Safecare Parent Training Model (Daniel J. Whitaker, Dan Crimmins, Anna Edwards, and John R. Lutzker).

64 Self-Monitoring as a Treatment Vehicle (Kathryn L. Humphreys, Brian P. Marx, and Jennifer M. Lexington).

65 Sensate Focus (Lisa Regev and Joel Schmidt).

66 Shaping (Kyle E. Ferguson and Kim Christiansen).

67 Social Skills Training (Chris Segrin).

68 Squeeze Technique for the Treatment of Premature Ejaculation (Claudia Avina).

69 Stimulus Control (Alan Poling and Scott T. Gaynor).

70 Stimulus Preference Assessment (Jane E. Fisher, Jeffrey A. Buchanan, and Stacey Cherup-Leslie).

71 Stress Inoculation Training (Donald Meichenbaum).

72 Stress Management Intervention (Victoria E. Mercer).

73 Systematic Desensitization (Lara S. Head and Alan M. Gross).

74 Think-Aloud Techniques (Gerald C. Davison, Jennifer L. Best, and Marat Zanov).

75 Time-Out, Time-In, and Task-Based Grounding (Patrick C. Friman).

76 Guidelines for Developing and Managing a Token Economy (Patrick M. Ghezzi, Ginger R. Wilson, Rachel S. F. Tarbox, and Kenneth R. MacAleese).

77 Urge Surfing (Andy Lloyd).

78 Validation Principles and Strategies (Kelly Koerner and Marsha M. Linehan).

79 Values Clarification (Michael P. Twohig and Jesse M. Crosby).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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