Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Anxiety: A Transdiagnostic Treatment Manual

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Guilford Publications, May 2, 2012 - Psychology - 222 pages

Cognitive-behavioral therapy is highly effective in the treatment of anxiety disorders, regardless of the specific type of fear that is causing difficulties. This practical, hands-on clinical resource presents a proven group treatment protocol for patients with any anxiety diagnosis. Step-by-step guidelines are provided for setting up transdiagnostic groups, using comprehensive assessment to plan and monitor treatment, and implementing carefully sequenced cognitive and behavioral techniques. Clinical examples illustrate the nuts and bolts of intervention across different anxiety disorder presentations. Special features include 19 reproducible handouts and forms that can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

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Peter J. Norton, PhD, is Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University in Australia. Previously, he was Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston, where he directed the University's Anxiety Disorder Clinic. An internationally recognized expert in the study and cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders, Dr. Norton has authored nearly 120 research studies; has delivered many presentations and workshops for the scientific community, therapists, and the general public; and sits on the editorial boards of two scientific journals. He is a recipient of the Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association), among other honors. His books include The Anti-Anxiety Workbook (for the general public) and Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Anxiety (for mental health professionals).

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