Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults: An Emotion Regulation Approach

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adolescents and Young Adults: An Emotion Regulation Approach

by Lawrence Howells


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138707474
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Pages: 266
Sales rank: 1,016,676
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr Lawrence Howells is a clinical psychologist specialising in work with adolescents and young adults. He has previously worked as clinical lead for a youth psychology team and currently works in a multidisciplinary youth mental health team.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Adolescent development

What and when is adolescence?

Physical development

Brain development

Cognitive development

Social cognitive development

Identity development

Emotion and emotion regulation development

Relations with families and peers

Bringing it all together: theories of adolescent development

Chapter 3: Principles of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

History of CBT

Theoretical principles of cognitive behavioural therapy

Practical constructs of CBT

Evidence base

Chapter 4: Problems with diagnosis-based CBT in adolescents and young adults

Problems with Diagnosis

Problems with CBT in Routine Clinical Practice

Chapter 5: A Fresh Approach

Theoretical approach of this book

Five pillars of the approach

Chapter 6: Fear

What causes fear?

What is fear?

What is the function of fear?

Fear and the hand brain

Adolescent development and fear

Fear trap

Drawing the fear trap

Breaking the fear trap: intervention

Specific presentations

Evidence base

Chapter 7: Sadness

What causes sadness?

What is sadness?

What is the function of sadness?

Adolescent development and sadness

Sadness trap

Drawing the sadness trap

Breaking the sadness trap: intervention

Evidence base

Chapter 8: Anger

What causes anger?

What is anger?

What is the function of anger?

Adolescent development and anger

Anger trap

Drawing the anger trap

Breaking the anger trap: intervention

Evidence base

Chapter 9: Emotion dysregulation

What is emotion dysregulation?

What causes emotion dysregulation?

What is the relationship between emotion dysregulation and interpersonal dfficulty?

Adolescent development and emotion dysregulation

Emotion dysregulation trap

Drawing the emotion dysregulation trap

Breaking the emotion dysregulation trap: intervention

Evidence base

Chapter 10: Disgust

What causes disgust?

What is disgust?

What is the function of disgust?

When disgust becomes a problem

Interventions for disgust and fear

Evidence base

Chapter 11: Guilt and shame

What causes guilt and shame?

What are guilt and shame?

What are the functions of guilt and shame?

Difficulties with guilt

Difficulties with shame

Evidence base

Chapter 12: Happiness

What causes happiness?

What is happiness?

What is the function of happiness?

Happiness, wellbeing, and flourishing

Adolescent development and happiness

Happiness wheel

Happiness wheel: intervention

Evidence base

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