Evidence-Based Practice of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Publication Date 31 Jan 2009
OverviewFrom leading experts in the field -- a practicing clinical psychologist and a renowned psychotherapy researcher -- this book synthesizes the evidence base for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and translates it into practical clinical guidelines. The focus is how clinicians can use current research findings to provide the best care in real-world practice settings. Within a case formulation framework, core cognitive and behavioral theories and techniques are described and illustrated with vivid case examples. The authors also discuss managing everyday treatment challenges; separating CBT myths from facts; and how to develop a successful CBT practice and optimize the quality of services.