This Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) Group Manual is a treatment guide for mental health professionals working with persistently depressed individuals. The manual provides a clear step-by-step application of CBASP as a group treatment modality, the research findings supporting the effectiveness of this treatment, and suggested methods of assessing outcome as well as possible applications or adaptations of the treatment to different settings and disorders. This manual is accompanied by a separate workbook for patients.
About the Authors:
Liliane Sayegh, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist specialized in mood disorders at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at McGill University.
J. Kim Penberthy, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Science at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. She is the Director for Research at the UVA Contemplative Sciences Center as well as the Co-Director of the Effective Communication and Coping Skills for Physicians and Physician Clinical Evaluation Programs at UVA.