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CBT Distinctive Features

Series Editor: Windy Dryden

This exciting new series asks leading practitioners and theorists of the main CBT therapies to write simply and briefly on what constitutes the main features of their particular approach.

Each Distinctive Features book will highlight the thirty main features – practical and theoretical – of its respective approach. The series as a whole will be essential reading for psychotherapists, counsellors, clinical and counselling psychologists of all orientations who wish to learn more about the range of new and developing cognitive-behavioural approaches.

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  1. Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Michael Worrell

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy (CBCT) is an enhanced and contextually grounded approach that provides evidence-based strategies for working with couple distress, as well as individual psychopathology in the context of a distressed relationship. Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy:...

    Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  2. CBASP as a Distinctive Treatment for Persistent Depressive Disorder

    Distinctive features

    By James P. McCullough, Jr., Elisabeth Schramm, J. Kim Penberthy

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    The Cognitive Behavioural Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) is the only psychotherapy model developed specifically for chronic depression. In the latest addition to the successful Distinctive Features series, the developer of CBASP, James P. McCullough Jr., along with Elisabeth Schramm and...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features, 2nd Edition

    By Windy Dryden

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy (REBT) encourages the client to focus on their emotional problems in order to understand and change the irrational beliefs that underpin these problems. Following on from the success of the first edition, this accessible guide introduces the reader to REBT while...

    Published December 8th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Narrative CBT

    Distinctive Features

    By John Rhodes

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    The popularity of using narrative, metaphor and building solutions in CBT has increased in recent years. Narrative CBT, part of the third wave of cognitive therapies, recognises the importance of helping to build new ideas and practices in order to create change, examining a person’s multiple and...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. A Transdiagnostic Approach to CBT using Method of Levels Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Warren Mansell, Timothy A. Carey, Sara J. Tai

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is the treatment of choice for most mental health problems. Each different problem is usually treated by a different model of CBT. Yet evidence tells us that the same processes are responsible for long term distress in us all. This handy manual draws on evidence...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Functional Analytic Psychotherapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Mavis Tsai, Robert J. Kohlenberg, Jonathan W. Kanter, Gareth I. Holman, Mary Plummer Loudon

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    How can I supercharge the therapy I currently use? This volume distils the core principles, methods, and vision of the approach. Each Functional Analytic Psychotherapy (FAP) principle is presented in terms of its intended purpose and is clearly linked to the underlying theory, thus providing...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Paul E. Flaxman, J.T. Blackledge, Frank W. Bond

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    What are the distinctive theoretical and practical features of acceptance and commitment therapy? Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a modern behaviour therapy that uses acceptance and mindfulness interventions alongside commitment and behaviour change strategies to enhance psychological...

    Published November 10th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Schema Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Eshkol Rafaeli, David P. Bernstein, Jeffrey Young

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Schema Therapy combines proven cognitive behavioral therapy techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies in order to help people with long-term mental health problems including personality disorders and chronic depression. Schema Therapy suggests that many...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge

  9. Compassion Focused Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Paul Gilbert

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Research into the beneficial effect of developing compassion has advanced enormously in the last ten years, with the development of inner compassion being an important therapeutic focus and goal. This book explains how Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) – a process of developing compassion for the...

    Published April 7th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Behavioral Activation

    Distinctive Features

    By Jonathan W. Kanter, Andrew M. Busch, Laura C. Rusch

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Behavioral activation theory indicates that much clinically relevant human behavior is a function of positive reinforcement, and that when positive reinforcement is reduced, lost, or chronically low depression results. Behavioral activation encourages clients to obtain and nurture the skills that...

    Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive features
    By Irismar Reis de Oliveira
    To Be Published April 1st 2016

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