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Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

First Edition


September 2000 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This practical guide, based on the theory that emotional disorders are influenced by negatively biased thinking, describes how brief cognitive behaviour therapy can provide effective help to clients suffering from a wide range of disorders, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress, or those who are suicidal. Using illustrative case material throughout, the authors outline strategies for helping clients examine and overcome unhelpful beliefs and patterns of thought at the root of their distress. Following an explanation of brief therapy and the theory behind cognitive behaviour therapy, they describe the process of working with clients through all stages of counseling.
 
Introduction
 
The Cognitive-Behavioural Framework
 
Assessment
 
Beginning Stage of Therapy
 
Middle Stage of Therapy
 
End Stage of Therapy
 
Additional Strategies and Techniques
 
Hypnosis as an Adjunct to Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy
 
Treatment Protocols

`[This] will be a useful resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about Cognitive Behaviour Therapy' - Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapy


Excellent book short and to the point, very useful suggestions and steps to CBT therapy.

Mr Zephaniah Ncube
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social work, Manchester University
May 18, 2015

The text provides a basic introduction to both CBT theory and key skills and strategies. Certainly of value to the novice CBT practitioner/therapist.

Mr Mark James
Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Glamorgan University
October 7, 2011

Whilst interesting it strayed too far into the application of the therapy than the development of the related theory.

Ideally I was looking for a book for 1st year students that would help bridge the gap between theory and application, and though the book is good, it does not fit into this area.

Dr Pelham Carter
School of Social Science and Business, University Campus Suffolk
September 8, 2011

Good introduction to CBT for heath sciences. Explains essential concepts in an easily digestible format.

Mr Chris Seenan
Physiotherapy, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh
October 28, 2010

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Berni Curwen

Berni Curwen is a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP), and an Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprocessing (EMDR) Clinical Consultant accredited by EMDR Europe.  She has a mental health nurse background and is registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). She has worked for the NHS and is currently employed by a private provider to NHS services. She has contributed to a number of publications including the following books published by Sage: Client Assessment (1997), Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy (2000), The Beginner’s... More About Author

Stephen Palmer

Professor Stephen Palmer PhD is an award winning psychologist and psychotherapist. He is Founder Director of the Centre for Stress Management, London. He is the UK's first Visiting Professor of Work Based Learning and Stress Management at Middlesex University. He has authored/edited over 50 books including The Beginner's Guide to Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2015). He is Co-editor of the European Journal of Counselling Theory, Research and Practice. Currently he is Honorary President of the International Stress Management Association; President of the International Society for Coaching Psychology; Founder Co-Chair of the London... More About Author

Peter Ruddell

Peter Ruddell is a cognitive behavioural psychotherapist accredited by the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and the Association for Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (AREBT). He has worked in both the voluntary and private sectors. He has contributed to a number of publications including the following books published by Sage: Client Assessment (1997), Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy (2000), The Beginner’s Guide to Counselling and Psychotherapy (2015), as well as Suicide – Strategies and Interventions for Reduction and Prevention (Routledge, 2008). He is a member of the European and... More About Author

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