Cognitive Behavior Therapy : Core Principles for Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-07-17
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Behavior therapy is an increasingly complex approach to the treatment of human problems, ballooning in the last fifty years to nearly one hundred separate techniques. In this book, leading researchers and clinicians identify the fourteen core principles behind the 400 separate treatment protocols and summarize the theory behind, history of, evidence base, and applications of these core principles of cognitive behavior therapy as they relate to current practice. Students and practitioners will benefit from the perfect balance of history, theory, and evidence base with guidance for real world applications.

Author Biography

William T. O'Donohue, PhD, Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, is also a licensed clinical psychologist widely recognized in the field for his edited over twenty books, written thirty-five book chapters, and published more than seventy five articles in scholarly journals. Dr. O'Donohue is a national expert in training clinicians in integrated care and developing quality improvement projects in integrated care. Jane E. Fisher, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and former director of clinical training at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her research interests include aging and behavioral health, applied behavior analysis; and the integration of evidence-based behavioral healthcare in primary and long-term care settings.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Contributorsp. ix
The Core Principles of Cognitive Behavior Therapyp. 1
Clinical Functional Analysis: Understanding the Contingencies of Reinforcementp. 13
Skills Trainingp. 37
Exposure Therapy: Promoting Emotional Processing of Pathological Anxietyp. 75
Relaxationp. 105
Cognitive Restructuringp. 133
Problem Solvingp. 159
Self-Regulationp. 183
Behavioral Activationp. 215
Social Skillsp. 251
Emotion Regulation and CBTp. 273
Communicationp. 325
Principles of Positive Psychologyp. 353
Acceptance and Cognitive Behavior Therapyp. 377
Author Indexp. 399
Subject Indexp. 425
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