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Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy : Brief Therapies series - Berni Curwen

Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Brief Therapies series


Published: 10th February 2018
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This timely new edition describes how to use cognitive behaviour therapy successfully with clients in a brief, time-limited way. After reading this book therapists will be able to provide effective help to clients suffering from a wide range of disorders, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress, or those who are suicidal.

Following an explanation of brief therapy and the theory behind cognitive behaviour therapy, the authors outline strategies for helping clients overcome unhelpful beliefs and thought patterns through all stages of counselling. Using illustrative case material throughout, the updated book includes:

  • extra practical material for the client and therapist to use during the counselling process
  • a brand new chapter on brief CBT in groupwork
  • expansion of discussion on counselling suicidal clients within a brief CBT framework.

Every trainee psychotherapist should own a copy of this book, and it is important reading for all new health professionals working in the NHS and private practice.

This new edition to the book provides a significant contribution to supporting those in the caring professions to nurture and develop those in need.

-- Professor Sir Cary Cooper

Highly readable and with a welcome focus on psycho-education, the themes and principles in this gem of a book are as relevant to the coach and the enquiring client as they are to the CBT therapist.

-- Mary Watts

IntroductionThe Cognitive Behaviour FrameworkAssessmentBeginning Stage of TherapyMiddle Stage of TherapyEnd Stage of TherapyAdditional Strategies and Techniques Hyponosis as an Adjunct to Cognitive Behaviour TherapyBrief Therapy - GroupsTreatment Protocols

ISBN: 9781412929172
ISBN-10: 1412929172
Series: Brief Therapies series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 10th February 2018
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 24.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised