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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.
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.
Two OCD experts provide therapists with a breakthrough treatment model employing purely cognitive treatment methods, proven effective for people with pure obsessions, harming, religious, and sexual obsessions, as well as checking and mental rituals.
An excellent guide to treating the most difficult cases in your practice: personality disorders and other chronic, self-defeating problems. The author describes how he adapted traditional cognitive therapy techniques to more effectively treat patients with narcissistic, borderline, passive-aggressive, dependent, and other personality disorders, as well as chronic dysthymic and anxious patients. Contains rationale, theory, practical applications, and active cognitive behavioral techniques. Presents an extended case example, and updated versions of the Young Schema Questionnaire, a Client's Guide to this approach, and schema listings.
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.
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.
This widely used practitioner resource and training tool is the definitive work on understanding and treating personality disorders from a cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) perspective. The prominent editors and contributors explain the nature of personality disorders and why they are so challenging to treat. Chapters addressing 12 specific disorders are organized around vivid, instructive clinical examples. The book provides up-to-date scientific knowledge about each disorder and describes effective strategies for differential diagnosis, case conceptualization, implementing individualized CBT interventions, and overcoming roadblocks. New to This Edition *Incorporates cutting-edge clinical approaches and research; expands the cognitive theory of personality disorder. *Chapters on neural mechanisms, cultural diversity issues, and depressive personality disorder. *Chapters on co-occurring disorders and management of clinical challenges. *Disorder-specific chapters now include sections on key treatment goals, progress and termination, and clinician self-care. *Discusses DSM-5 concepts and diagnostic criteria. *Reviews advances in assessing personality beliefs.
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.
This volume contributes to a current debate within the psychology of thought that has wide implications for our ideas about creativity, decision making, and economic behavior. The essays focus on the role of implicit, unconscious thinking in creativity and problem solving, the interaction of intuition and analytic thinking, and the relationship between communicative heuristics and thought. The analyses move beyond the conventional conception of mind informed by extra-psychological theoretical models toward a genuinely psychological conception of rationality -- a rationality no longer limited to conscious, explicit thought, but able to exploit the intentional implicit level.The contributors consider a new conception of human rationality that must cope with the uncertainty of the real world; the implications of abandoning the normative model of classic logic and adopting a probabilistic approach instead; the argumentative and linguistic aspects of reasoning; and the role of implicit thought in reasoning, creativity, and its neurological base.ContributorsMaria Bagassi, Linden J. Ball, Jean Baratgin, Aron K. Barbey, Tilmann Betsch, Eric Billaut, Jean-François Bonnefon, Pierre Bonnier, Shira Elqayam, Keith Frankish, Gerd Gigerenzer, Ken Gilhooly, Denis Hilton, Anna Lang, Stefanie Lindow, Laura Macchi, Hugo Mercier, Giuseppe Mosconi, Ian R. Newman, Mike Oaksford, David Over, Guy Politzer, Johannes Ritter, Steven A. Sloman, Edward J. N. Stupple, Ron Sun, Nicole H. Therriault, Valerie A. Thompson, Emmanuel Trouche-Raymond, Riccardo Viale
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.
Seeing the Digital Future through a 2020 Lens In this issue, our authors peer over the horizon into the next decade to see how Code Halos will create engaging and even clairvoyant enterprises that can read the minds of customers, employees and business partners, and deliver personalized products and services that offer true value at the moment of need, sometimes even before the need is realized.
Keeping Business Simple, But Meaningful This issue is dedicated to the simplicity promised, but not guaranteed, by digital business. It illuminates the possibilities and pitfalls, while offering concrete ideas and inspiration to those seeking to jumpstart or accelerate the digital journey.
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.
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.
From thecoinbook.com: Step into the world of ancient Jerusalem, Rome and Antioch, into the last days of Jesus' life, into the world of the Zealot and of the new Christian. Experience the love, the hate, the fear, the desperation of ordinary people. Discover how one simple gold coin touched by the hand of Jesus helped inspire them. And see how the love of Jesus and of His followers changed their lives.
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
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