Exposure Therapy for Anxiety: Principles and Practice
Guilford Press, Dec 17, 2012 - Psychology - 398 pages
Going beyond one-size-fits-all approaches, this indispensable book describes how to design and implement exposure-based interventions for clients suffering from any type of pathological worry or fear. The expert authors translate cutting-edge theory and research into flexible guidelines for real-world clinical practice. They present the nuts and bolts of individualized assessment and treatment planning and offer strategies for engaging clients successfully. Chapters organized around common anxiety triggers feature a wealth of case examples and specific ideas for exposure exercises. Special topics include working with child clients and combining therapy with medication. Several reproducible handouts and forms are provided. This book will be important reading for practitioners and students in clinical psychology, psychiatry, counseling, and social work. It may also serve as a supplemental text in clinically oriented graduate-level courses.
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