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Offers an overview of the broad range of cognitive therapeutic approaches, including state-of-the-art innovations. The authors present extensive case examples to demonstrate how to apply these therapy models to a range of clients, including those suffering from psychoses and personality disorders.
An innovative new approach to addiction treatment that pairs cognitive behavioural therapy with cognitive neuroscience, to directly target the core mechanisms of addiction.Offers a focus on addiction that is lacking in existing cognitive therapy accountsUtilizes various approaches, including mindfulness, 12-step facilitation, cognitive bias modification, motivational enhancement and goal-setting and, to combat common road blocks on the road to addiction recoveryUses neuroscientific findings to explain how willpower becomes compromised-and how it can be effectively utilized in the clinical arena
This groundbreaking book 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, the Personality Belief Questionnaire.
Seminars by Professor Windy Dryden. See the man live and in action. To find out more and to book your place go to www. cityminds. com ________________________________________ `Size-wise, these books span an open palm and have a very handy flap on the back and front as an integral feature of the cover which can be used as a bookmark. They are concise, yet thorough, providing introductions to the key elements of the theory and practice underpinning major therapeutic approaches... [An] ideal 'intro'... I would recommend these books because, 'in a nutshell', they work' - Therapy Today Cognitive therapy is one of the most widely used approaches within counselling and psychotherapy today. As such, there is a wealth of literature on offer to the newcomer, which can sometimes be overwhelming for those seeking an initial understanding of the approach. Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell solves this problem by providing the key elements of cognitive therapy theory and practice in a very concise and accessible way. Cognitive therapy teaches clients that there is always more than one way of seeing events, and therefore that their viewpoint is largely a matter of choice. Helping clients to develop and maintain more helpful viewpoints in tackling their problems is the focus of the therapy. Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell offers clear explanations of the fundamental models used to treat clients including the information-processing model, and the three cognitive levels examined during therapy - automatic thoughts, underlying assumptions/rules, and core beliefs (schemas). The authors also provide a valuable case study of a client with a social phobia to demonstrate how cognitive therapy works in action. Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell also explores the techniques involved in: o eliciting and examining negative automatic thoughts; o uncovering and examining underlying assumptions, rules and core beliefs; o maintaining gains from therapy. This book will be invaluable to those coming to cognitive therapy for the first time, and who want to gain a full understanding of the basics of the approach. Windy Dryden currently works at Goldsmiths College where he is Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies as well as being the Programme Co-ordinator of the MSc in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy and the Diploma in Cognitive Approaches to Counselling and Psychotherapy. Michael Neenan works for the Centre for Stress Management, Blackheath.
Updating and reformulating Aaron T. Beck's pioneering cognitive model of anxiety disorders, this book is both authoritative and highly practical. The authors synthesize the latest thinking and empirical data on anxiety treatment and offer step-by-step instruction in cognitive assessment, case formulation, cognitive restructuring, and behavioral intervention. They provide evidence-based mini-manuals for treating the five most common anxiety disorders panic disorder, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and posttraumatic stress disorder. User-friendly features include vivid case examples, concise "Clinician Guidelines" that reinforce key points, and over three dozen reproducible handouts and forms.
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.
Classic in psychology. Discusses the cognitive behavioral perspectives of treating depression.
This landmark work was the first to present a cognitive framework for understanding and treating personality disorders. Part I lays out the conceptual, empirical, and clinical foundations of effective work with this highly challenging population, reviews cognitive aspects of Axis II disorders, and delineates general treatment principles. In Part II, chapters detail the process of cognitive-behavioral therapy for each of the specific disorders, review the clinical literature, guide the therapist through diagnosis and case conceptualization, and demonstrate the nuts and bolts of cognitive intervention. New to This Edition Over a decade's worth of tremendous advances in theory and practice. Chapters covering assessment procedures and issues in the therapeutic relationship, including a wealth of information on therapeutic impasses and how to overcome them. Restructured to follow a consistent format. Expanded case material.
Drawing on the authors' decades of influential work in the field, this highly practical volume presents an evidence-based cognitive therapy approach for clients with schizophrenia. Guidelines are provided for collaborative assessment and case formulation that enable the clinician to build a strong therapeutic relationship, establish reasonable goals, and tailor treatment to each client's needs. Described in thorough, step-by-step detail are effective techniques for working with delusional beliefs, voices, visions, thought disorders, and negative symptoms; integrating cognitive therapy with other forms of treatment; reducing relapse risks; and enhancing client motivation. Special features include reproducible client handouts and assessment tools.
Cognitive therapy offers a well-documented and cost-effective psychosocial treatment model for working with substance abuse disorders. Comprehensive and accessible, this volume clearly details the cognitive model of addiction, the specifics of case formulation, management of the therapeutic relationship, and the structure of the therapy sessions. It discusses how to educate patients in the treatment model and procedures and manage their cravings and urges for drugs and alcohol. Specific cognitive and behavioral strategies and techniques are described in detail, as are methods for understanding and working with patients who present concomitant problems of depression, anxiety, low frustration tolerance, anger, and personality disorders. Also addressed are such significant issues as crisis management and relapse prevention. Enhancing the utility of the volume are appendices featuring sample client inventories and checklists. These forms are designed to help the clinician identify targets for intervention, track progress over time, and develop an individualized relapse prevention plan for each client.
Providing a wealth of practical interventions and activities--all organized within a state-of-the-art modular framework--this invaluable book helps child clinicians expand their intervention toolkits. Building on the bestselling Clinical Practice of Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, which addresses the basics of treatment, Friedberg et. al., in their latest volume, provide additional effective ways for engaging hard-to-reach clients, addressing challenging problems, and targeting particular cognitive and behavioral skills. Fun and productive games, crafts, and other activities are described in step-by-step detail. Special features include over 30 reproducible forms and handouts, which book buyers can also download and print from Guilford's website.
Presenting cutting-edge research conducted with children, adolescents, and their caregivers, this e-book examines cognitive factors in the development of psychopathology. Investigators at the forefront of the field discuss different types of cognitive vulnerability and their links to depression, anxiety, and externalizing symptoms. Also addressed is how cognitive vulnerability itself develops, including the role of child-parent interactions, maternal depression, and physiological processes. Innovative assessment approaches are described. This material was originally published as a special section of the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy (Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012), editor, John H. Riskind, PhD.
Seth Cohen is fearful of his birthday because of the unfortunate things which have happened to him in the past on that day.
This book is an essay on how people make sense of each other and the world they live in. Making sense is the activity of fitting something puzzling into a coherent pattern of mental representations that include concepts, beliefs, goals, and actions. Paul Thagard proposes a general theory of coherence as the satisfaction of multiple interacting constraints, and discusses the theory's numerous psychological and philosophical applications. Much of human cognition can be understood in terms of coherence as constraint satisfaction, and many of the central problems of philosophy can be given coherence-based solutions. Thagard shows how coherence can help to unify psychology and philosophy, particularly when addressing questions of epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, politics, and aesthetics. He also shows how coherence can integrate cognition and emotion.
Dimension three is an important test-bed for hypotheses in higher category theory and occupies something of a unique position in the categorical landscape. At the heart of matters is the coherence theorem, of which this book provides a definitive treatment, as well as covering related results. Along the way the author treats such material as the Gray tensor product and gives a construction of the fundamental 3-groupoid of a space. The book serves as a comprehensive introduction, covering essential material for any student of coherence and assuming only a basic understanding of higher category theory. It is also a reference point for many key concepts in the field and therefore a vital resource for researchers wishing to apply higher categories or coherence results in fields such as algebraic topology or theoretical computer science.
This book is about places which expand the meanings of "home," "neighborhood," and "community." We wrote it to share the inspiration we found in these places with others who have also dreamed of a home that not only provides shelter, but is also part of a community. We hope that this book will inspire people to take a more active role in creating the home and neighborhood they want to live in.
Magic on Main Street?!!! The border between Droon and the Upper World has been crossed. And now evil Sparr is in Eric's hometown! On a search for the Coiled Viper, he's turning the Upper World insideout. Talking frogs, flying kids, a Ninn parade down Main Street...There's Droon magic all over our world! Can Eric and his friendskeep it secret?
Hailed as the perfect series for kids not quite ready for Harry Potter, THE SECRETS OF DROON series is enchanting young readers everywhere! Lord Sparr is back... and meaner than ever! This time, he is in search of the Coiled Viper, an ancient magical object of unknown, incredible power. Princess Keeah and her Upper World friends - Eric, Neal, and Julie - know they have to stop Sparr from uncovering the Viper. But there's one little catch. The Viper can't be found in Droon... because it's hidden somewhere in the Upper World!
Down into the tortuous coils of time . . .Dr. Henshaw had created what he thought was a time travel machine and he had sent guinea pigs through it. But now he needed a human guinea pig to test it with.Christopher Wilkonsen thought the whole idea was absurd, until a book that had been sent through the machine came back with a thumbprint of his lost sweetheart Vanessa on it.
Can't make heads or tails out of coin collecting? You need Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, the treasure trove on information on numismatics. This hands-on guide escorts you through the world's oldest hobby, helping you decide which type of coins you want to collect, keep your collection in mint condition, buy and sell coins on the Internet, find interesting coin shows to attend, and assemble and diversify a great collection.The purpose of this fun, easy-to-access guide is to turn you into a world-class coin collector in as little time as possible. You'll learn what coins can teach you about history and geography, develop organizational and observational skills, and learn to use analytical tools, all without event thinking about it. And you'll learn the basics about ancient coins, U.S. coins, world coins, and the wild-and-wooly stuff that really gets your numismatic juices flowing. Discover how to:Start your collection correctlyEvaluate coins using age, condition, rarity, and moreBuy interesting coins without breaking the bankLocate rare and expensive coinsGet savvy about avoiding fakesGet the whole family involved in your collectionDevelop a buying strategyClean and handle coins safelyKeep your collection secure at home and on the roadInvestigate tokens, medals, and miscellaneous coinsCreate complete collections of copper, nickel, silver, or gold U.S. coinsWhen it comes to numismatics, Coin Collecting For Dummies, 2nd Edition is right on the money!
Revised and Updated for the Gold Rush From one of the world's most knowledgeable coin dealers-a former consultant to the Federal Trade Commission who is often quoted by the Wall Street Journal-comes a thorough update of the most-trusted consumer protection handbook to buying and selling rare and valuable coins. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and a full-color insert, The Coin Collector's Survival Manual, Seventh Edition is indispensable for seasoned collectors and novices alike. This substantially revised edition of the Coin Collector's Survival Manual includes revised chapters that focus on legal and financial advice for buying and selling coins, and a new chapter on the most secure way to detect coins that have been "doctored." You will learn how to: * Avoid scams when buying and selling gold* Understand the new coin grading system* Detect altered, counterfeit, and doctored coins * Know how high gold and silver coins will climb in value* Buy coins through Internet auctions-and avoid the pitfalls* Safeguard and protect your coins from disaster ABOUT THE AUTHOR:Scott Travers, former vice president of the American Numismatic Association, was called the "preeminent consumer advocate in the numismatic field" by The New York Times. He is a contributor to all the leading coin publications and served as a coin valuation consultant to the Federal Trade Commission. He has been featured as a coin expert in Barron's, Business Week, The WSJ, MSNBC and TODAY.
The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with an overview of the types of coins commonly found in the soil of Britain. Coin finds occur with surprising regularity and are commonly uncovered by gardeners and building workers, but more often by archaeologists and metal detector users. Although there are numerous catalogues available for reference, these tend to be quite expensive and also very detailed, listing numerous coins that, while familiar to collectors, rarely if ever find their way into the ground as casual losses. The aim of this book is to provide a 'one-stop shop' for the entire range of coins, tokens and counters most commonly found in Britain and to serve as a point of first reference for academics, collectors, metal detector users and history students alike. TOC: Britain's Buried Coinage / Iron Age Coins / Roman Coins / Medieval Coins / Early Post-medieval Coins / Later Coins / Recording Coin Finds / Further Reading / Index
In the 23rd century, the Earth's surface is devastated by global warming, and corporations exploit billions of poverty-stricken employees whose lifetime contracts they own? Richter Jedes, the rich powerful CEO of ZahlenBank, wants to live forever - so he makes two copies of himself. One is an evolved Artificial Intelligence imprinted with his personality. The other is a perfect clone named Dominic, whom he raises as his son. When Richter suddenly dies, his son Dominic is left to deal with a terrible crisis which threatens ZahlenBank. And though Dominic loathes the egotistical A.I. masquerading as his father, they need each other's help to save the bank. Which of them is the true copy, and which is fake? Do they have free will, or are their destinies programmed in their source code? And, most important of all, does individual identity still have any meaning?This book was originally published under the title NEUROLINK.
Cash in, One Load at a TimeThe problem with most high-profit businesses is that you spend so much time on the job that you have little free time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. But coin-operated laundries are different. They're low-maintenance, recession-proof, and you can make as much as $200,000 a year working only part-time hours. But you have to know what you're doing. And with our guide, you will.You'll get an in-depth overview of the industry (where its been and where it's likely to go) and learn everything you need to know before launching your own self-serve laundry business including:New ideas for marketing your laundryAn expanded section on hiring and training attendantsUpdated information on card systemsRecent advances in laundry equipmenThe latest on laws and regulations concerning laundriesMore ways to combine a laundry with other businessesYou'll also get first-hand advice from successful coin-op laundry owners on how to create an inviting atmosphere that will draw customers in and keep them coming back.Clean clothes are a necessity, not a luxury. People are going to use laundromats no matter how the stock market is performing. So if you're looking for an easy-to-run business that will keep the cash flowing no matter how the rest of the economy is doing, you've found it.And while you're at it, why not order our Vending Business guide, too? It makes an ideal companion business and it's a great way to augment your income.This kit includes: Essential industry and business-specific startup steps with worksheets, calculators, checklists and more. Entrepreneur Editors' Start Your Own Business, a guide to starting any business and surviving the first three years. Downloadable, customizable business letters, sales letters, and other sample documents. Entrepreneur's Small Business Legal Toolkit.
From the critically acclaimed author of The Man Who Turned Into Himself and Superstition comes a truly bizarre and mind-twisting tale of murder, suspense, and coincidence. Isn't it odd how you can just be thinking about someone and they happen to call you on the phone that very moment? Or when you come across a picture of a friend you haven't seen in years and she suddenly bumps into you on the street the next day? That type of thing happened to George all the time, which is why he started investigating the fascinating world of coincidences and synchronicities. In fact, it's while writing a book on the subject that the most remarkable experience of his life occurs: he runs into Larry Hart, the identical twin brother he never knew he had. Or so he believes. As George gets to know this newfound twin brother, stranger and stranger things begin happening, until George realizes that Larry is not really his identical twin, but someone else entirely. While trying to get to the bottom of the identity of his mysterious twin, George discovers the real reason for coincidences and synchronicities-and why they're not nearly as innocent as they seem. Based on the real metaphysics of synchronicities, COINCIDENCE is a chilling and suspenseful novel about one man's search for the reason behind coincidences-and the shocking and murderous truths he uncovers.
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