Group Cognitive Therapy for Addictions

Group Cognitive Therapy for Addictions

by Amy Wenzel, Bruce S. Liese, Aaron T. Beck, Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler
     
 


This pragmatic guide -- from a team of experts including cognitive therapy originator Aaron T. Beck -- describes how to implement proven cognitive and behavioral addiction treatment strategies in a group format. It provides a flexible framework for conducting ongoing therapy groups that are open to clients with any addictive behavior problem, at any stage of… See more details below

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This pragmatic guide -- from a team of experts including cognitive therapy originator Aaron T. Beck -- describes how to implement proven cognitive and behavioral addiction treatment strategies in a group format. It provides a flexible framework for conducting ongoing therapy groups that are open to clients with any addictive behavior problem, at any stage of recovery. Practical ideas are presented for optimizing group processes and helping clients build essential skills for coping and relapse prevention. Grounded in decades of research, the book features rich case examples and reproducible clinical tools that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781462505494
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
07/20/2012
Pages:
274
Sales rank:
588,933
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents


I. Background

1. Scope of the Problem

2. Theoretical Framework: A Comprehensive Cognitive Model of Addiction

3. Theoretical Framework: Group Theory and the Stages-of-Change Model

 4. Overview of the Cognitive Therapy Addictions Group (CTAG)

 5. Cognitive Case Conceptualization

 II. Cognitive Therapy Addictions Group Session Components

 6. Introductions

 7. Evaluating Thoughts and Beliefs

 8. Developing Coping Skills

 9. Homework and Closure

 III. Summary and Integration

 10. Conclusion: Implementing the Cognitive Therapy Addictions Group

 

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