Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy

Author: Khadj Rouf

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019100491X

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

View: 5499

Behavioural experiments are one of the central and most powerful methods of intervention in cognitive therapy. Yet until now, there has been no volume specifically dedicated to guiding physicians who wish to design and implement behavioural experiments across a wide range of clinical problems. The Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy fills this gap. It is written by clinicians for clinicians. It is a practical, easy to read handbook, which is relevant for practising clinicians at every level, from trainees to cognitive therapy supervisors. Following a foreword by David Clark, the first two chapters provide a theoretical and practical background for the understanding and development of behavioural experiments. Thereafter, the remaining chapters of the book focus on particular problem areas. These include problems which have been the traditional focus of cognitive therapy (e.g. depression, anxiety disorders), as well as those which have only more recently become a subject of study (bipolar disorder, psychotic symptoms), and some which are still in their relative infancy (physical health problems, brain injury). The book also includes several chapters on transdiagnostic problems, such as avoidance of affect, low self-esteem, interpersonal issues, and self-injurious behaviour. A final chapter by Christine Padesky provides some signposts for future development. Containing examples of over 200 behavioural experiments, this book will be of enormous practical value for all those involved in cognitive behavioural therapy, as well as stimulating exploration and creativity in both its readers and their patients.

Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy

Author: James Bennett-Levy

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198529156

Category: Psychology

Page: 461

View: 8171

This title includes the following features: For the first time ever, trainees and practioners in cognitive therapy will have at their fingertips a guide to over 200 behavioural experiments.; Provides ready made experiments for all the main problem areas a therapist will encounter, enablingthem to provide more effective help for their clients and stimulating creativity; Opening and closing chapters from two of the leading exponents of cognitive therapy - David Clark and Christine Padesky - provide both a background to this area, as well as discussing future developments.; Includescase studies offering both the counsellor and patient deeper insights into the benefits and potential pitfalls of this form of treatment

Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy

Author: James Bennett-Levy

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780198529163

Category: Psychology

Page: 461

View: 3230

Behavioural experiments are one of the central and most powerful methods of intervention in cognitive therapy. Containing examples of more than 200 experiments, this handbook is relevant to those involved in cognitive behavioural therapy, as well as stimulating exploration in both readers and patients alike.

Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy

Author: Khadj Rouf

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019100491X

Category: Psychology

Page: 496

View: 8330

Behavioural experiments are one of the central and most powerful methods of intervention in cognitive therapy. Yet until now, there has been no volume specifically dedicated to guiding physicians who wish to design and implement behavioural experiments across a wide range of clinical problems. The Oxford Guide to Behavioural Experiments in Cognitive Therapy fills this gap. It is written by clinicians for clinicians. It is a practical, easy to read handbook, which is relevant for practising clinicians at every level, from trainees to cognitive therapy supervisors. Following a foreword by David Clark, the first two chapters provide a theoretical and practical background for the understanding and development of behavioural experiments. Thereafter, the remaining chapters of the book focus on particular problem areas. These include problems which have been the traditional focus of cognitive therapy (e.g. depression, anxiety disorders), as well as those which have only more recently become a subject of study (bipolar disorder, psychotic symptoms), and some which are still in their relative infancy (physical health problems, brain injury). The book also includes several chapters on transdiagnostic problems, such as avoidance of affect, low self-esteem, interpersonal issues, and self-injurious behaviour. A final chapter by Christine Padesky provides some signposts for future development. Containing examples of over 200 behavioural experiments, this book will be of enormous practical value for all those involved in cognitive behavioural therapy, as well as stimulating exploration and creativity in both its readers and their patients.

Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy

Author: Ann Hackmann,James Bennett-Levy,Emily A. Holmes

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191620750

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 1712

Imagery is one of the new, exciting frontiers in cognitive therapy. From the outset of cognitive therapy, its founder Dr. Aaron T. Beck recognised the importance of imagery in the understanding and treatment of patient's problems. However, despite Beck's prescience, clinical research on imagery, and the integration of imagery interventions into clinical practice, developed slowly. It is only in the past 10 years that most writing and research on imagery in cognitive therapy has been conducted. The Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy is a landmark book, which will play an important role in the next phase of cognitive therapy's development. Clinicians and researchers are starting to recognise the centrality of imagery in the development, maintenance and treatment of psychological disorders - for example, in social phobia, agoraphobia, depression, PTSD, eating disorders, childhood trauma, and personality disorder. In the fields of cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience, researchers are identifying the key role that imagery plays in emotion, cognition and psychopathology. The Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy has been written both for clinicians and researchers. For clinicians, it is a user-friendly, practical guide to imagery, which will enable therapists to understand imagery phenomenology, and to integrate imagery-based interventions into their cognitive therapy practice. For researchers, it provides a state-of-the-art summary of imagery research, and points the way to future studies. Written by three well-respected CBT researcher-clinicians, it is essential reading for all cognitive therapists, who have recognised the limitations of purely 'verbal' CBT techniques, and want to find new ways to work with clients with psychological disorders.

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Skills and Applications

Author: Helen Kennerley,Joan Kirk,David Westbrook

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473998255

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

View: 9618

This bestselling guide to the basic theory, skills and applications of cognitive behaviour therapy is fully updated to reflect recent developments in CBT theory. It includes in-depth material on working with diversity, and new case studies and exercises to help you reflect and explore how theory can be used to develop effective practice. The Companion Website features over 40 videos illustrating the CBT skills and strategies discussed in the book, including: Measuring CBT’s effectiveness Socratic method and applications Physical techniques and behavioural experiments Applications of CBT to specific client disorders Using supervision in CBT.

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders

A Practice Manual and Conceptual Guide

Author: Adrian Wells

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118725425

Category: Medical

Page: 328

View: 7326

Cognitive therapies are based on the idea that behavior and emotions result largely from an individual's appraisal of a situation, and are therefore influenced by that individual's beliefs, assumptions and images. This book is a comprehensive guide to cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders.

Oxford Guide to Surviving as a CBT Therapist

Author: Martina Mueller,Helen Kennerley,Freda McManus,David Westbrook

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191056294

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

View: 1089

For the newly trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, there are a wealth of challenges and difficulties faced, as they try and apply their new found skills in the outside world. These might include the stresses of working in isolation, and finding it difficult to widen their scope or bounce ideas of other CBT therapists; or the need for practical advice on setting up group therapy; the possible conflicts betweens ethical practice and theory; how to retain ones integrity as a therapist, while maintaing a viable business practice; dealing with diverse communities, or becoming a supervisor. The Oxford Guide to Surviving CBT Practice is the one-stop resource for the newly trained therapist. It offers practical guidance on a range of issues and challenges faced by the therapist. Written by people with vast experience of training and practising CBT, it draws on real life situations to help the reader hone and develop their skills, adjust to life as a therapist, and maintain a successful and satisfying career whilst helping others. With thousands of new CBT therapists being trained over the coming years, this book will be a constant companion for all those starting life as a therapist, one they will want to have to hand at all times.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Foundations for Practice

Author: Frank Wills,Diana Sanders

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446271358

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

View: 2236

'A delightful volume, with unique style and content. This new edition amply lives up to the authors' aim of demonstrating a mode of CBT practice that incorporates many exciting developments whilst retaining the reassuring strength of the original parsimonious model.' Ann Hackmann, Oxford Mindfulness Centre, University of Oxford 'One of the very best introductions to CBT, now enhanced with excellent coverage of new developments.' Professor Neil Frude, Consultant Clinical Psychologist 'My first choice recommendation for trainee therapists. This outstanding and easy-to-read introduction just got better.' Peter Simpson, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health, University of Glamorgan In their established guide to contemporary CBT theory and practice, the authors show how therapeutic change takes place across a network of cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning. They explain the central concepts of CBT and illustrate - with numerous case examples - how these can effectively be put into practice at each stage of the therapeutic process. They also explain how the essence of cutting edge 'third wave' can be integrated into everyday clinical practice. With two new chapters on mindfulness and increasing access to CBT, a wider coverage of client issues, extra case studies and learning resources, and a discussion of recent developments, this book continues to be the ideal companion for those working - or training to work - in the psychological therapies and mental health. Frank Wills is an independent Cognitive Psychotherapist in Bristol and tutor at the University of Wales Newport. Diana Sanders, Counselling Psychologist and BABCP Accredited Cognitive Psychotherapist in Independent Practice, Oxford.

Science and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: David Millar Clark,Christopher G. Fairburn

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192627254

Category: Medical

Page: 437

View: 6043

'the main value of this book for the sex therapist is an overview of cognitive behaviour therapy, and in particular an up-to-date account of its application to particular disorders and the context of sex therapy within this' -Brian Daines, BASMT Bulletin 14 (1997) 'This is a broad textbook written by the leading British cognitive-behaviour therapists, which covers the present state of both the theory and practice of CBT. This book is highly recommended reading for all practicing cognitive-behavioural therapists.' -Lars-Gunnar Lundh,

The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

A Clinician's Guide

Author: Nikolaos Kazantzis,Frank M. Dattilio,Keith S. Dobson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 146253130X

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 3630

From leading cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) experts, this book describes ways to tailor empirically supported relationship factors that can strengthen collaboration, empiricism, and Socratic dialogue and improve outcomes. In an accessible style, it provides practical clinical recommendations accompanied by rich case examples and self-reflection exercises. The book shows how to use a strong case conceptualization to decide when to target relationship issues, what specific strategies to use (for example, expressing empathy or requesting client feedback), and how to navigate the therapist's own emotional responses in session. Special topics include enhancing the therapeutic relationship with couples, families, groups, and children and adolescents. Reproducible worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Treating Family of Origin Problems

A Cognitive Approach

Author: Richard C. Bedrosian,George D. Bozicas

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 9780898621785

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 316

This groundbreaking volume shows how the clarity and discipline of cognitive therapy can be applied to the treatment of family of origin issues, such as alcoholism and incest, without compromising depth and clinical sophistication. Treating Family Of Origin Problems begins with a discussion of the characteristics of dysfunctional families and an overview of the cognitive model. Subsequent chapters explore coping strategies, goals of recovery and treatment, diagnostic considerations, and assessment of family of origin issues. Ways in which the therapist's own family of origin issues and the therapist's posture can influence the treatment process are addressed in a discussion of various metacommunicative elements that can affect the client's ability to use treatment constructively. Throughout, illustrative clinical material shows how clinicians can utilize embedded messages and other techniques to circumvent resistance; confront various types of acting-out behavior while remaining in a supportive, collaborative posture; and provide a consistent focus in treatment, highlighting the underlying mechanisms that cause distress without becoming mired in unproductive attention to the presenting symptoms. The volume concludes with discussions of building coping strategies, utilizing relationship material, and variations in the recovery process.

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Mastering Clinical Challenges

Author: Gillian Butler,Melanie Fennell,Ann Hackmann

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1606238698

Category: Psychology

Page: 224

View: 2934

Helping therapists bring about enduring change when treating clients with any anxiety disorder, this invaluable book combines expert guidance, in-depth exploration, and innovative clinical strategies. The authors draw on extensive experience and research to provide a framework for constructing lucid formulations of complex cases. They identify obstacles that frequently arise during the early, middle, and later stages of treatment and present a wide range of practical solutions. The volume demonstrates clear-cut yet flexible ways to enhance client engagement, foster metacognitive awareness, facilitate emotional processing, address low self-esteem and fear of uncertainty, and much more. Reproducible handouts and forms are included.

Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems

What to Do When the Basics Don't Work

Author: Judith S. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609189906

Category: Psychology

Page: 324

View: 9824

Following on the success of the bestselling Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond, this groundbreaking book from Judith S. Beck addresses what to do when a patient is not making progress in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Provided is practical, step-by-step guidance on conceptualizing and solving frequently encountered problems, whether in developing and maintaining the therapeutic alliance or in accomplishing specific therapeutic tasks. While the framework presented is applicable to a range of challenging clinical situations, particular attention is given to modifying the longstanding distorted beliefs and dysfunctional behavioral strategies of people with personality disorders. Helpful appendices include a reproducible assessment tool, and the Personality Belief Questionnaire.

Oxford Guide to the Treatment of Mental Contamination

Author: Stanley Rachman,Anna Coughtrey,Adam Radomsky,Roz Shafran

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198727240

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 375

Provides a detailed account of the nature and causes of the various forms of a fear of contamination and their consequences, written by leading experts in the field. A fear of contamination drives the most common manifestation of obsessive compulsive disorders(OCD), compulsive washing. OCD is a distressing anxiety disorder that affects 1-2 percent of the population and can be disabling. Intense and complex forms of the disorder benefit from advanced analyses of contamination and its treatment. This book, part of a series on modern psychological treatments published by OUP, provides a detailed account of the nature and causes of the various forms of a fear of contamination and their consequences. Methods of treatment are described and fully illustrated by case histories. The inclusion of original analyses and explanations of a newly recognised form of the fear, mental contamination, is an important feature of the book and will enable therapists to expand their ability to assess and treat the abnormal fears of contamination. Written by clinicians with extensive experience, this volume is valuable for all clinical psychologists and psychotherapists with an interest in OCD.

Evidence-Based Practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Second Edition

Author: Deborah Dobson,Keith S. Dobson

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462538029

Category: Medical

Page: 354

View: 1464

Synthesizing the evidence base for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and translating it into practical clinical guidelines, this book has enhanced the knowledge and skills of thousands of therapists and students. The authors--an experienced clinician and a prominent psychotherapy researcher--discuss how to implement core CBT techniques, why and how they work, and what to do when faced with gaps in scientific knowledge. Vivid case examples illustrate what evidence-based strategies look like in action with real-world clients who may have multiple presenting problems. The authors also separate CBT myths from facts and discuss ways to manage common treatment challenges. New to This Edition *Revised throughout to incorporate the latest research, including key meta-analytic studies. *Chapters on clinical techniques have been restructured to be more concise and digestible. *New content on sleep difficulties, reducing avoidance, and motivational interviewing. *A new extended case example runs throughout the book.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author: Victoria Bream,Fiona Challacombe,Paul Salkovskis,Asmita Palmer

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198703260

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 838

Obsessive-compulsive disorder can be a very disabling and distressing problem. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has been shown to be very effective in helping people to overcome OCD. However, OCD is a highly heterogeneous disorder, often complicated by contextual factors, and therapists are often left wondering how to apply their knowledge of treatment to the particular problems as they face them in clinical practice. This book provides the reader with an understanding of the background to and principles of using CBT for OCD in a clear practical 'how to' style. It also elucidates the particular challenges and solutions in applying CBT for OCD using illustrative case material and guidance on formulation-driven intervention. The book also addresses commonly occurring complexities in the treatment of OCD, for example working with comorbidity, perfectionism, shame and family involvement in symptoms. Throughout the book, the authors provide tips on receiving and giving supervision to trouble-shoot commonly encountered problems, resulting in a guide that can help clinicians at all levels of experience.

Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Second Edition

Basics and Beyond

Author: Judith S. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609185064

Category: Psychology

Page: 391

View: 6114

The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly accessible, step-by-step style, master clinician Judith S. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions effectively. Core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques are explicated and strategies are presented for troubleshooting difficulties and preventing relapse. An extended case example and many vignettes and transcripts illustrate CBT in action. Reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also Dr. Beck's Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems: What to Do When the Basics Don't Work, which addresses ways to solve frequently encountered problems with patients who are not making progress. New to This Edition*Reflects over 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing experience as a clinician, teacher, and supervisor.*Chapters on the evaluation session and behavioral activation.*Increased emphasis on the therapeutic relationship, building on patients' strengths, and homework.*Now even more practical: features reproducibles and a sample case write-up.

The Science of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Stefan G. Hofmann,Gordon J. G. Asmundson

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128034580

Category: Psychology

Page: 628

View: 5812

The Science of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy describes the scientific approach of CBT, reviews the efficacy and validity of the CBT model, and exemplifies important differences and commonalities of CBT approaches. The overarching principle of CBT interventions is that cognitions causally influence emotional experiences and behaviors. The book reviews recent mediation studies, experimental studies, and neuroimaging studies in affective neuroscience that support the basic model of CBT, as well as those that clarify the mechanisms of treatment change. Additionally, the book explains the interplay of cognition and emotion in CBT, specifies the treatment goals of CBT, discusses the relationship of cognitive models with medical models and associated diagnostic systems, and provides concrete illustrations of important general and disorder-specific considerations of CBT. Investigates the scientific foundation of CBT Explores the interplay of emotion and cognition in CBT Reviews neuroscience studies on the mechanisms of change in CBT Identifies similarities and differences in CBT approaches for different disorders Discusses CBT extensions and modifications Describes computer assisted applications of CBT

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Second Edition

Author: Zindel V. Segal,J. Mark G. Williams,John D. Teasdale

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462537030

Category: Medical

Page: 471

View: 3945

This acclaimed work, now in a new edition, has introduced tens of thousands of clinicians to mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) for depression, an 8-week program with proven effectiveness. Step by step, the authors explain the "whys" and "how-tos" of conducting mindfulness practices and cognitive interventions that have been shown to bolster recovery from depression and prevent relapse. Clinicians are also guided to practice mindfulness themselves, an essential prerequisite to teaching others. Forty-five reproducible handouts are included. Purchasers get access to a companion website featuring downloadable audio recordings of the guided mindfulness practices (meditations and mindful movement), plus all of the reproducibles, ready to download and print in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. A separate website for use by clients features the audio recordings only. New to This Edition *Incorporates a decade's worth of developments in MBCT clinical practice and training. *Chapters on additional treatment components: the pre-course interview and optional full-day retreat. *Chapters on self-compassion, the inquiry process, and the three-minute breathing space. *Findings from multiple studies of MBCT's effectiveness and underlying mechanisms. Includes studies of adaptations for treating psychological and physical health problems other than depression. *Audio files of the guided mindfulness practices, narrated by the authors, on two separate Web pages--one for professionals, together with the reproducibles, and one just for clients. See also the authors' related titles for clients: The Mindful Way through Depression demonstrates these proven strategies in a self-help format, with in-depth stories and examples. The Mindful Way Workbook gives clients additional, explicit support for building their mindfulness practice, following the sequence of the MBCT program. Plus, for professionals: Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy with People at Risk of Suicide extends and refines MBCT for clients with suicidal depression.