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Science and Practice in Cognitive Therapy
Foundations, Mechanisms, and Applications

Edited By

Robert L. Leahy



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ISBN 9781462533381
Published March 15, 2018 by Guilford Press
418 Pages

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Book Description

From leading experts in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)--including CBT originator Aaron T. Beck and many who have worked closely with him--this book provides an overview of where the field is today and presents cutting-edge research and clinical applications. Contributors explain how Beck's cognitive model has been refined and tested over the last 45 years and describe innovative CBT approaches that integrate mindfulness, imagery, emotion-focused interventions, and other strategies. Chapters on specific clinical problems cover the conceptualization and treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, obsessive–compulsive disorder, insomnia, suicidality, substance abuse, couple and family problems, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and personality disorders.

Table of Contents

I. Foundations of the Cognitive Model
1. Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Schizophrenia: A Personal Perspective, Aaron T. Beck
2. Three Myths and Truths about Beck’s Early Years, Rachael I. Rosner
3. The Fundamental Cognitive Model, Keith S. Dobson, Julia C. Poole, & Judith S. Beck
4. Outcome Studies in Cognitive Therapy, Steven D. Hollon & Robert J. DeRubeis
II. Etiology and Mechanisms of Change
5. Schema Therapy, Arnoud Arntz
6. Emotional Schema Therapy: A Social-Cognitive Model, Robert L. Leahy
7. Cognitive Vulnerability to Depression and Bipolar Disorder, Lauren B. Alloy, Taylor A. Burke, Jared O’Garro-Moore, & Lyn Y. Abramson
8. Cognitive Mediation of Symptom Change in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: A Review of the Evidence, Stefan G. Hofmann, Joseph K. Carpenter, & Joshua Curtiss
9. Mental Imagery in Cognitive Therapy: Research and Examples of Imagery-Focused Emotion, Cognition, and Behavior Change, Fritz Renner & Emily A. Holmes
10. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy: Treatment Development from a Common Cognitive Therapy Core, Zindel V. Segal & Amanda M. Ferguson
III. Understanding and Treating Psychological Disorders
11. Cognitive Therapy for Insomnia, Nicole B. Gumport & Allison G. Harvey
12. Cognitive-Behavioral Couple Therapy, Norman B. Epstein
13. Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy, Frank M. Dattilio & Michelle Hanna Collins
14. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for the Reduction of Suicide Risk, Cory F. Newman
15. Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Bipolar Disorder, Sheri L. Johnson & Andrew D. Peckham
16. Cognitive Therapy for Psychosis, Anthony P. Morrison & Elizabeth Murphy
17. Advances in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Substance Use Disorders and Addictive Behaviors, Bruce S. Liese & Jessica C. Tripp
18. Cognitive Therapy for Anxiety, David A. Clark
19. Specialized Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive–Compulsive Disorder, Debbie Sookman
20. Cognitive Therapy for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Patricia A. Resick
21. Cognitive Therapy for Personality Disorders, Denise D. Davis
22. Concluding Thoughts, Robert L. Leahy
 

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Biography

Robert L. Leahy, PhD, is Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in New York and Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. His research focuses on individual differences in emotion regulation. Dr. Leahy is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy and is past president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, and the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He is a recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award from the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. Dr. Leahy has published numerous books, including Cognitive Therapy Techniques, Second Edition; Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders, Second Edition; and Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy. He is Editor of Guilford's Treatment Plans and Interventions for Evidence-Based Psychotherapy series.

Reviews

"With an all-star cast of authors, Leahy has produced one of the best volumes in recent years on key CBT concepts and treatment methods. This book is rich with clinical wisdom and new insights. Beginning with the opening chapter by Aaron T. Beck, readers are treated to masterful accounts of CBT's depth, reach, and continuing evolution."--Jesse H. Wright, MD, PhD, Professor and Kolb Endowed Chair of Outpatient Psychiatry and Director, Depression Center, University of Louisville

"Leahy has done it again. This fascinating book reviews the foundations of classical cognitive therapy and brings them up to date with the latest advances in science and practice. Contributors elucidate the cognitive factors that make people vulnerable to psychological disorders, describe how CBT strategies are used in treatment, and show how changing cognitive styles and processes is essential for improvement to occur. This book would be most useful for a course on the theoretical foundations of cognitive therapy."--Lata K. McGinn, PhD, Director, CBT Training Program for Anxiety and Depression, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

"This volume offers a comprehensive understanding of where CBT has been, where it is now, and where it is going. Refreshing, brisk, and authoritative, the book presents novel, compelling theoretical advances, and details their clinical and research applications. It is a 'must have' for any clinician or researcher who works within the CBT framework or is thinking about doing so. A riveting read."--Christine Purdon, PhD, CPsych, Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Department of Psychology, University of Waterloo, Canada

"Leahy has assembled an outstanding group of scientist-practitioners to provide a historical perspective as well as an overview of the current status of CBT. The top-notch authors present cognitive models of and treatment approaches for a range of disorders. The evidence base for each approach is summarized in easily accessible fashion, and clinical implications are clearly described. This exceptional book is a marvelous resource for any clinician or researcher who wants to learn more about CBT."--Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Chief of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital

"This book, authored by many prominent cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) scholars, reviews 45 years of theory, practice, and efficacy of the technique….This volume is a thorough review of CBT and belongs in any collection available for practitioners and researchers. Essential. Graduate students, researchers, and professionals."--Choice Reviews, 11/1/2018