This practical resource provides busy practitioners with empirically supported treatments for seven common disorders. Chapters describe basic cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques and how to tailor them to each disorder. The searchable CD-ROM enables clinicians to generate treatment plans and learn more about CBT.
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"Provides exactly what it suggests--a reference for clinicians about methods and practical interventions for a number of psychological disorders...This manual provides an excellent reference guide for any graduate student or therapist considering using CBT in a short-term treatment plan."--Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy (UK publication)
About the Authors:
Robert L. Leahy, PhD, is Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in New York City and Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. He is the author or editor of 19 books on cognitive therapy and psychological processes. Dr. Leahy is past president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is a recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award for Sustained and Enduring Contributions to Cognitive Therapy. Stephen J. F. Holland, PsyD, is Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy in Washington, DC. He has served on the faculty of the doctoral psychology programs at Columbia University and the American School of Applied and Professional Psychology. Dr. Holland is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the author of articles and book chapters on cognitive-behavioral and integrative psychotherapy. He was named one of the top therapists in the Washington, DC, area by Washingtonian magazine.
Lata K. McGinn, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Doctoral Clinical Program, and Director of the university-based CBT Program for Anxiety and Depression at Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is the author or coauthor of numerous publications on anxiety and depressive disorders and cognitivebehavioral therapy, including a book on treatment of obsessive/n-/compulsive disorder. Dr. McGinn is President of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, is on the boards of directors of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and was appointed a Beck Scholar in recognition of her contributions to the field of cognitive therapy. She is cofounder of a group practice in White Plains, New York, and maintains a private practice in New York City.