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CBT Distinctive Features


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This exciting new series asks leading practitioners and theorists of the main CBT therapies to write simply and briefly on what constitutes the main features of their particular approach.

Each Distinctive Features book will highlight the thirty main features – practical and theoretical – of its respective approach. The series as a whole will be essential reading for psychotherapists, counsellors, clinical and counselling psychologists of all orientations who wish to learn more about the range of new and developing cognitive-behavioural approaches.

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Beck's Cognitive Therapy Distinctive Features 2nd Edition

Beck's Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

By Frank Wills
August 31, 2021

Beck's Cognitive Therapy explores the key contributions made by Aaron T. Beck to the development of cognitive behaviour therapy. The book describes the development of the unique model of therapy developed by Professor Aaron. T. Beck and his daughter, Dr. Judith. S. Beck. The first part on theory ...

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy Distinctive Features

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features

3rd Edition

By Windy Dryden
February 25, 2021

Rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) encourages the client to focus on their emotional problems in order to understand and change the rigid and extreme attitudes that underpin these problems. Following on from the success of the first and second editions, this accessible guide introduces...

Integrating CBT and Third Wave Therapies Distinctive Features

Integrating CBT and Third Wave Therapies: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Fiona Kennedy, David Pearson
October 27, 2020

Integrating CBT and Third Wave Therapies offers a thought-through approach to integrating evidence-based therapies. It provides help for all of us who are developing or have expertise in a variety of evidence-based approaches. The theoretical part of the book briefly reviews four therapies, namely...

Motivational Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Distinctive Features

Motivational Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Cathy Atkinson, Paul Earnshaw
December 26, 2019

This informative and straightforward book explores the emergence of motivational interviewing (MI) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), with specific attention given to the increasing focus on the central importance of the therapeutic alliance in improving client outcomes. Comprising 30 ...

Cognitive Behavioural Chairwork Distinctive Features

Cognitive Behavioural Chairwork: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Matthew Pugh
August 06, 2019

Cognitive Behavioural Chairwork: Distinctive Features provides a practical, accessible, and concise introduction to both the theory and practice of chairwork, one of the most powerful and exciting methods of intervention in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and is the first book to synthesise ...

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Distinctive Features

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features

2nd Edition

By Rebecca Crane
March 28, 2017

This new edition of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features (MBCT) provides a concise, straightforward overview of MBCT, fully updated to include recent developments. The training process underpinning MBCT is based on mindfulness meditation practice and invites a ...

Single-Session Integrated CBT (SSI-CBT) Distinctive features

Single-Session Integrated CBT (SSI-CBT): Distinctive features

1st Edition

By Windy Dryden
December 29, 2016

Until quite recently, therapist training was predicated on the notion that therapy is an ongoing process. Single-Session Integrated CBT (SSI-CBT) questions this. In this book, Windy Dryden takes long standing research on SSI therapy and transfers it to the field of CBT in a timely and conceptual ...

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy Distinctive Features

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy: Distinctive Features

2nd Edition

By Windy Dryden
December 03, 2014

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) encourages the client to focus on their emotional problems in order to understand and change the irrational beliefs that underpin these problems.  Following on from the success of the first edition, this accessible guide introduces the reader to REBT while ...

A Transdiagnostic Approach to CBT using Method of Levels Therapy Distinctive Features

A Transdiagnostic Approach to CBT using Method of Levels Therapy: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Warren Mansell, Timothy A. Carey, Sara J. Tai
December 14, 2012

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the treatment of choice for most mental health problems. Each different problem is usually treated by a different model of CBT. Yet evidence tells us that the same processes are responsible for long term distress in us all. This handy manual draws on evidence ...

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Distinctive Features

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Paul E. Flaxman, J.T. Blackledge, Frank W. Bond
December 23, 2010

What are the distinctive theoretical and practical features of acceptance and commitment therapy? Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a modern behaviour therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness interventions alongside commitment and behaviour change strategies to enhance psychological ...

Compassion Focused Therapy Distinctive Features

Compassion Focused Therapy: Distinctive Features

1st Edition

By Paul Gilbert
May 11, 2010

Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) – a process of developing compassion for the ...

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