By (author): Deborah Dobson PhD, Keith S. Dobson PhD
Synthesizing the evidence base for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and translating it into practical clinical guidelines, this book has enhanced the knowledge and skills of thousands of therapists and students. The authors–an experienced clinician and a prominent psychotherapy researcher–discuss how to implement core CBT techniques, why and how they work, and what to do when faced with gaps in scientific knowledge. Vivid case examples illustrate what evidence-based strategies look like in action with real-world clients who may have multiple presenting problems. The authors also separate CBT myths from facts and discuss ways to manage common treatment challenges.
New to This Edition
*Revised throughout to incorporate the latest research, including key meta-analytic studies.
*Chapters on clinical techniques have been restructured to be more concise and digestible.
*New content on sleep difficulties, reducing avoidance, and motivational interviewing.
*A new extended case example runs throughout the book.
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