This volume contains examples of how cognitive therapists working in varied settings with groups of adult clients have applied the cognitive model in their domain. Cognitive therapy has much broader application than the traditional area of depression; contributors illustrate the way they work by using extended case material, readers will hear the voices of the clients and empathise with both client and therapist as they seek to build a collaborative relationship. Areas discussed range from drug abuse and eating disorders to obsessive behaviour. Any therapist, however experienced, will learn from `listening in' on the cases presented and students will find it essential reading.
Table of Contents
Contents: Foreword by Aaron T. Beck Chapter One Severely depressed in-patients Ivy M. Blackburn Chapter Two Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Ruth L. Greenberg Chapter Three Obsessions and Compulsions Paul M. Salkovskis Chapter Four Hypochondriasis Hilary M.C. Warwick and Paul M. Salkovskis Chapter Five Cancer Patients Jan Scott Chapter Six Eating Disorder Shelley Channon and Jane Wardle Chapter Seven Drug Abusers Stirling Moorey Chapter Eight Offenders Amanda Cole Chapter Nine Suicidal Patients J. Mark G. Williams and Jonathon Wells Chapter Ten The Wider Application of Cognitive Therapy: The End of the Beginning Mark G. Williams and Stirling Moorey
` ... a useful contribution to the cognitive therapy literature.' - Counselling Psychology Review
`... highly recommended as a valuable reference for new and experienced therapists.' - Peter Butcher, British Journal of Medical Psychology
` ... this book should make an invaluable and practical item for any clinician, trainee, or busy professional when treating adult psychological problems.' - Behaviour Research and Therapy
'clearly and consistently written and, for practising and trainining clinical psychologists, provides a series of excellent vignettes of cognitive therapy being applied in a variety of different cases - Clinical Psychology Forum
`as a training tool...I would recommend it' - Ruth Mann, Inside Psychology