• Hello,Welcome to Play.com.  . (Not youSign in?) | Register
  • 0 SuperPoints
  • Your Account
  • Help

SuperPoints

170

SuperPoints
An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Skills and Applications | Paperback

Released on 20 March 2007

Author: David Westbrook ; Helen Kennerley ; Joan Kirk | Format: Paperback

Condition:  New

In stockShipping now

£169.75 Free delivery

Earn 170 SuperPoints What are SuperPoints?

Available Delivery Options (find out more)

  • Standard delivery estimate: 9th Feb - 13th Feb

Comment: Add comment

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is a beginner's guide to the basic theory, skills, and applications of CBT. Well supported by research evidence, CBT has become one of the most widely practised and most popular therapeutic approaches. For those new to the approach this practical text sets out the core concepts and generic skills of CBT including: " the method of Socratic dialogue " case formulation " the therapeutic relationship " therapeutic strategies - cognitive, behavioural, and physiological. The text then goes on to illustrate how these techniques can be applied to the most common mental health problems - depression, panic and agoraphobia, OCD and health anxiety, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety disorder. Other, less common, disorders are also explored, as are different methods of delivery including work with individuals, groups, couples, and families. This text will be invaluable to all those coming to CBT for the first time whether on training courses or as part of their everyday work.It will also be a useful refresher for those with some experience who want to remind themselves of core skills David Westbrook is Director of the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (OCTC) and a consultant clinical psychologist with Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (OBMH).Helen Kennerley is a consultant clinical psychologist with OCTC and OBMH. Joan Kirk was the founding Director of OCTC and is now a consultant clinical psychologist with OCTC and in private practice.