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cognitive therapy techniques- second edition: a practitioner's guide

CBT Techniques-2 incorporates CBT, as well as third-wave CBT theory and practical guidance to help clinicians use these therapies with clients. Reproducible pages, case examples, and guided application with specific groups make this very usable.

32210 Cognitive Therapy Techniques- 2: A Practitioner's Guide


An exceptionally-useful resource for cognitive therapists.

Robert L. Leahy

This indispensable book provides a wealth of evidence-based tools, for maximizing the power of cognitive therapy, and tailoring it to individual clients.  Leading authority, Robert L. Leahy, describes ways to help clients identify, and modify, problematic thoughts, core beliefs and patterns of worry, self-criticism and approval-seeking; evaluate personal schemas; cope with painful emotions; and take action to achieve their goals.

This new edition provides numerous additional techniques, and reproducible tools, include 48 new or revised forms.  It incorporates the latest theory, and research, as well as cutting-edge techniques drawn from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Behavioral Activation, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotional Schema Therapy and the Metacognitive Model.  Chapters on decision-making problems, intrusive thoughts and anger-management issues are also included.

Each technique includes vivid case examples, and sample dialogues.  Featuring 123 reproducible forms, the book has a large-size format, for easy photocopying.  Purchasers also get access to a Web page, to download and print reproducible materials.

Paperback; 517 pages.