This authoritative guide has been completely revised and expanded with over 90% new material in a new step-by-step format. It details how, when, and why therapists can make best use of each chapter in Mind Over Mood, Second Edition (MOM2) in individual, couple, and group therapy. Christine A. Padesky's extensive experience as a CBT innovator, clinician, teacher, and consultant is reflected in compelling therapist–client dialogues that vividly illustrate core CBT interventions and management of challenging dilemmas. Fully updated, the book offers research-based guidance on the use of MOM2 to treat anxiety disorders, depression, anger, guilt, shame, relationship problems, and personality disorders. Invaluable therapy tips, real-life scenarios, and troubleshooting guides in each chapter make this the essential MOM2 companion for novice and experienced therapists alike. First edition title: Clinician’s Guide to Mind Over Mood.
New to This Edition:
• Detailed instructions on how, when, and why to use each of MOM2’s 60 worksheets.
• Expanded coverage of effective use of thought records, behavioral experiments, and imagery.
• Shows how to flexibly tailor MOM2 to address particular anxiety disorders, using distinct principles and protocols.
• Incorporates evidence-based practices from positive psychology, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
• Updated practice guidelines throughout, based on current clinical research.
• More content on using MOM2 for therapist self-study and in training programs and classrooms.
About the Authors:
Christine A. Padesky, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is cofounder of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, California, and coauthor of five books, including the bestselling self-help resource Mind Over Mood, Second Edition. Dr. Padesky is a recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award for significant and enduring contributions to the field of cognitive therapy from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award from the California Psychological Association. She was named Most Influential International CBT Therapist by the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy, which cited Mind Over Mood as the most influential CBT book of all time. The codeveloper of Strengths-Based CBT and an internationally renowned presenter who has taught workshops to more than 45,000 therapists, Dr. Padesky consults worldwide and develops audio and video training materials for therapists. Her websites are www.mindovermood.com (for the general public) and www.padesky.com (for mental health professionals).
Dennis Greenberger, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is founder and Director of the Anxiety and Depression Center in Newport Beach, California. He is a past president and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Greenberger trained at the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Cognitive Therapy and was mentored by Aaron T. Beck and Judith S. Beck. He is a longtime practitioner of CBT and has presented at national and international conferences. Dr. Greenberger is coauthor of the bestselling self-help resource Mind Over Mood, Second Edition, which was cited as the most influential CBT book of all time by the British Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Psychotherapy. His website is www.anxietyanddepressioncenter.com.