This groundbreaking volume:
- Proposes a non-stigmatizing learning model for therapy, Neuro-Cognitive Learning Therapy.
- Introduces the concept of the connectome and explains its critical role in mental health and illness.
- Differentiates between the unconscious and automaticity in cognition and behavior.
- Addresses the applicability of NCLT to biologically-based mental disorders.
- Offers case studies illustrating NCLT in contrast with commonly-used approaches.
- Includes a chapter-by-chapter clinical teaching guide with therapeutic principles and discussion questions.
- Provides a comprehensive therapeutic framework for practitioners of all orientations.
Depathologizing Psychopathology gives neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, and child and school psychologists new ways of thinking about mental illness and learning about learning for a bold new step in the evolution of mind/brain knowledge.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2016|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsPrinciples of Learning.- Therapy versus education--why education is better.- Automaticity.- How we learn.- Mental illness as a white matter connectivity problem.- What Is Cognitive Learning Therapy?.- Introduction to cognitive learning therapy.- Key concepts in cognitive learning therapy.- The relationship between therapist and client in cognitive learning therapy.- Applications of Cognitive Learning Therapy.- Cognitive learning therapy for depression.- Cognitive learning therapy for obsessive thinking and compulsive behavior.- Cognitive learning therapy for anxiety and other regulatory disorders.- Cognitive learning therapy and educating parents on how to manage their children.- Summary and concluding remarks: where do we go from here?.