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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. Constructivist Psychotherapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Robert A. Neimeyer

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Constructivist psychotherapy focuses on the meaning that clients attribute to their world, and the way that this shapes their life and contributes to their difficulties. In this book, Robert A. Neimeyer, a leading figure in the field, provides a clear and accessible explanation of the key features...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Metacognitive Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Peter Fisher, Adrian Wells

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Metacognitive therapy is based on the principle that worry and rumination are universal processes leading to emotional disorder. These processes are linked to erroneous beliefs about thinking and unhelpful self-regulation strategies. Metacognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features is an introduction to...

    Published January 30th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Dialectical Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Michaela A. Swales, Heidi L. Heard

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) is a psychotherapeutic approach designed particularly to treat the problems of chronically suicidal individuals with borderline personality disorder (BPD). The therapy articulates a series of principles that effectively guide clinicians in responding to suicidal...

    Published December 10th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    By Rebecca Crane

    Series: CBT Distinctive Features

    Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) is increasingly used in therapeutic practice. It encourages clients to process experience without judgement as it arises, helping them to change their relationship with challenging thoughts and feelings, and accept that, even though difficult things may...

    Published August 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

    Distinctive Features

    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, challenge and change the irrational beliefs that underpin these problems. REBT can help clients to strengthen conviction in their alternative rational beliefs by acting in...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Cognitive Behavioural Couple Therapy: Distinctive Features
    By Michael Worrell
    To Be Published April 28th 2015
  2. Trial-Based Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive features
    By Irismar Reis de Oliveira
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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