This invaluable practitioner guide and text shows how cognitive-behavioral interventions can help people weather situations of extreme stress and build needed skills for the future. Leading authorities describe effective, time-efficient approaches to managing different types of crises: those related to particular psychological problems, such as panic disorder, suicidal depression, and personality disorders; medical crises; child and family crises; and environmental and situational crises, including large-scale traumatic events. Vivid case material illustrates what the interventions look like in action and how to tailor them to individual clients' needs.
Frank M. Dattilio, PhD, ABPP, maintains a faculty position in psychiatry at both Harvard Medical School and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. A clinical psychologist, he is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is also a diplomate in behavioral psychology and clinical psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology, and a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Dattilio has more than 250 publications in the areas of anxiety disorders, behavioral problems, and marital and family discord. He is on the boards of several professional journals, including The New England Journal of Medicine, and has received a number of awards for outstanding achievement in the fields of psychology, psychiatry, and medicine, including, most recently, the MFT of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
Arthur Freeman, EdD, ABPP, is Visiting Professor in the Department of Psychology at Governors State University, University Park, Illinois, and Director of Training at Sheridan Shores Care and Rehabilitation, Chicago. With over 60 publications, including 22 books, Dr. Freeman serves on the editorial boards of several U.S. and international journals. He is a diplomate in behavioral and clinical psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology and a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Academy of Clinical Psychology, and the Pennsylvania Psychological Association. He is past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy.
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