Now significantly revised with 80% new content, this authoritative guide synthesizes the latest knowledge on obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) and its treatment. Prominent clinician-researcher David A. Clark describes the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of CBT for a broad range of obsessions and compulsions. Combining scientific rigor and clinical acumen, the book illustrates an effective approach to assessment, case formulation, psychoeducation, and cognitive and behavioral intervention. It includes 21 reproducible forms and handouts; purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. First edition title: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD.
New to This Edition
*Reflects more than 15 years of major advances in clinical practice, theory, and research.
*Chapters on specific OCD subtypes: contamination, doubt and repeated checking, repugnant obsessions, and symmetry/order.
*Heightened clinical utility--includes more case vignettes and step-by-step procedures.
*Describes important refinements to exposure and response prevention, based on inhibitory learning.
*Reproducible materials now available online.
About the Author:
David A. Clark, PhD, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, has been a practicing clinical psychologist since 1985. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association, Founding Fellow and Trainer Consultant of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and ad hoc consultant with the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Clark is a recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award for Significant and Enduring Contributions to Cognitive Therapy. He was a founding member of the Obsessive Compulsive Cognitions Working Group and is a past associate editor of Cognitive Therapy and Research. Dr. Clark has published numerous research and clinical articles and offers professional training workshops worldwide on cognitive-behavioral therapy for OCD, depression, and anxiety disorders. He is the author of several books for professionals and the general public, including Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders and The Anxiety and Worry Workbook (both with Aaron T. Beck), The Mood Repair Toolkit, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for OCD and Its Subtypes, Second Edition.