This book provides the ideal starting point for trainees and practitioners needing a no-nonsense, clear guide to the basics of CBT. It will equip them with the knowledge and know-how, covering all the main theory and competencies to help them practice CBT effectively and confidently.
Focusing on case formulation, the authors show readers how to build a 'picture' of each client, using their case history to inform interventions. Features such as exercises, case dialogues, summary boxes, and further reading lists help to enhance and cement learning.
This third edition includes updated references, further reading and exercises, and new content on:
* The difficulties and drawbacks of CBT
* The differences between formal CBT and informal CBT
* The therapeutic relationship
* Further discussion of specific formulations
* Compassionate interventions with negative thoughts.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 660 g
Dimensions: 242 x 170 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
-- Dr David A Holmes
CBT for Beginners explains how to deliver CBT to young people and adults in a simple and easy to understand manner. It is an excellent resource for students, beginning psychologists and health professionals. -- Vivienne Lewis, Assistant Professor
The latest edition of this book retains the clarity of explanation and width of content required to continue as the best introductory text to CBT available. The content is accessible and understandable to the novice practitioner and the use of case examples clearly articulate how theory is applied in practice. This edition updates information on relevant legislation and treatment advances, and is a must for any student commencing a CBT related programme.-- Mark Gillespie
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