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Handbook of Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Frank W. Bond (Editor), Windy Dryden (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-02132-3
330 pages
January 2005
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Brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy can be applied to the treatment of a wide range of problems in many different settings. In this unique handbook, Frank Bond and Windy Dryden, have brought together a prominent cast of authors, to discuss issues concerning the definition, assessment and, in particular, the practice of brief Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT).
Contents include:
* The difference between brief and regular CBT and evidence for its effectiveness.
* How to use brief CBT in your own area of practice.
* Applying brief CBT to emotional disorders, anxiety, workplace stress and more.
This handbook is accessible to a wide range of readers, including academics, practitioners, psychotherapists, counsellors, and students training in CBT.
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Table of Contents

About the Editors.

List of Contributors.


Chapter 1: Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: Definition and Scientific Foundations (Holly Hazlett-Stevens & Michelle G. Craske).

Chapter 2: Assessment Issues in Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (Follin Armfield Key & Michelle G. Craske).

Chapter 3: Brief ACT Treatment of Depression (Robert D. Zettle & Steven C. Hayes).

Chapter 4: Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (Nina Heinrichs, David A. Spiegel & Stefan G. Hofmann).

Chapter 5: Brief Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Anger (Raymond W. Novaco & Kelly L. Jarvis).

Chapter 6: Cognitive Therapy for Generalised Anxiety Disorder (Adrian Wells).

Chapter 7: ACT at Work (Frank W. Bond & Steven C. Hayes).

Chapter 8: Cognitive Therapy for Social Phobia (Adrian Wells).

Chapter 9: Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Substance Abuse (F. Michler Bishop).

Chapter 10: Brief Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples (Norman B. Epstein, Donald H. Baucom, Wendy Hunt & Jaslean J. La Taillade).

Chapter 11: Child and Adolescence Problems (Alan Carr).

Chapter 12: Preventing and Treating Evaluation Strain: A Brief CBT Approach (Paul E. Flaxman, Frank W. Bond & Edmund Keogh).

Chapter 13: Preventing Counsellor Burnout in Brief Cognitive Behavior Therapy (Albert Ellis).

Author Index.

Subject Index.

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Author Information

FrankW. Bond,BA(Honours), DipPsych, MSc, PhD,CPsychol, is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths College, University of London. His research and practice centre around occupational health psychology and, in particular, how work redesign and cognitive behaviour therapies can independently, and together, help to improve workers’ psychological health, absenteeism levels, and productivity. Dr Bond also maintains a private practice in cognitive behaviour therapy.

Windy Dryden, BSc, DipPsych, MSc, PhD, C Psychol, is Professor of Counselling at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is the editor or author of over 125 books in the area of counselling and psychotherapy. His primary interests are rational emotive behaviour therapy and disseminating its theory and techniques to the general public, through writing short, accessible, self-help books.

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