CBT Distinctive Features

Series Editor: Windy Dryden

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.

  • Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy

    Distinctive features

    By Irismar Reis de Oliveira

    In the past two decades, there has been an explosion of different cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) protocols developed for specific disorders. Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy (TBCT) is a new model that organizes known cognitive and behavioural techniques in a step-by-step fashion in order to make…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge
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  • Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Michael Worrell

    Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy (CBCT) is an enhanced and contextually grounded approach that provides evidence-based strategies for working with couple distress, as well as individual psychopathology in the context of a distressed relationship. Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy:…

    Paperback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
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  • CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder

    Distinctive features

    By James P. McCullough, Jr., Elisabeth Schramm, J. Kim Penberthy

    The Cognitive Behavioural Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) is the only psychotherapy model developed specifically for chronic depression. In the latest addition to the successful Distinctive Features series, the developer of CBASP, James P. McCullough Jr., along with Elisabeth Schramm and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
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  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features, 2nd Edition

    By Windy Dryden

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-12-08
    Routledge
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  • Narrative CBT

    Distinctive Features

    By John Rhodes

    The popularity of using narrative, metaphor and building solutions in CBT has increased in recent years. Narrative CBT, part of the third wave of cognitive therapies, recognises the importance of helping to build new ideas and practices in order to create change, examining a person’s multiple and…

    Paperback – 2013-09-05
    Routledge
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  • A Transdiagnostic Approach to CBT using Method of Levels Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Warren Mansell, Timothy A. Carey, Sara J. Tai

    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…

    Paperback – 2012-11-05
    Routledge
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  • Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Mavis Tsai, Robert J. Kohlenberg, Jonathan W. Kanter, Gareth I. Holman, Mary Plummer Loudon

    How can I supercharge the therapy I currently use? This volume distils the core principles, methods, and vision of the approach. Each Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) principle is presented in terms of its intended purpose and is clearly linked to the underlying theory, thus providing…

    Paperback – 2012-03-15
    Routledge
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  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    Distinctive Features

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
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  • Schema Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Eshkol Rafaeli, David P. Bernstein, Jeffrey Young

    Schema Therapy combines proven cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies in order to help people with long-term mental health problems including personality disorders and chronic depression. Schema Therapy suggests that many…

    Paperback – 2010-09-03
    Routledge
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  • Compassion Focused Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Paul Gilbert

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-04-07
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  • Behavioral Activation

    Distinctive Features

    By Jonathan W. Kanter, Andrew M. Busch, Laura C. Rusch

    Behavioral activation theory indicates that much clinically relevant human behavior is a function of positive reinforcement, and that when positive reinforcement is reduced, lost, or chronically low depression results. Behavioral activation encourages clients to obtain and nurture the skills that…

    Paperback – 2009-04-20
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  • Beck's Cognitive Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Frank Wills

    Beck's Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features explores the key contributions made by Aaron T. Beck to the development of cognitive behaviour therapy. This book provides a concise account of Beck's work against a background of his personal and professional history. The author, Frank Wills,…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
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  • Constructivist Psychotherapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Robert A. Neimeyer

    Constructivist psychotherapy focuses on the meaning that clients attribute to their world, and the way that this shapes their life and contributes to their difficulties. In this book, Robert A. Neimeyer, a leading figure in the field, provides a clear and accessible explanation of the key features…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
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  • Metacognitive Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Peter Fisher, Adrian Wells

    Metacognitive therapy is based on the principle that worry and rumination are universal processes leading to emotional disorder. These processes are linked to erroneous beliefs about thinking and unhelpful self-regulation strategies. Metacognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features is an introduction to…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
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  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Michaela A. Swales, Heidi L. Heard

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach designed particularly to treat the problems of chronically suicidal individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The therapy articulates a series of principles that effectively guide clinicians in responding to suicidal…

    Paperback – 2008-12-10
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  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Rebecca Crane

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is increasingly used in therapeutic practice. It encourages clients to process experience without judgement as it arises, helping them to change their relationship with challenging thoughts and feelings, and accept that, even though difficult things may…

    Paperback – 2008-08-27
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  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Windy Dryden

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) encourages the client to focus on their emotional problems in order to understand, challenge and change the irrational beliefs that underpin these problems. REBT can help clients to strengthen conviction in their alternative rational beliefs by acting in…

    Paperback – 2008-08-19
    Routledge
    CBT Distinctive Features