Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Groups

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Guilford Press, Jun 24, 2009 - Psychology - 452 pages

An authoritative practitioner guide and student text, this book offers clear advice on how to structure and lead cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) groups and overcome common challenges that arise. Specific, evidence-based group assessment and treatment protocols are provided for a range of frequently encountered disorders. Emphasizing that a CBT group is more than the sum of its individual members, the authors show how to understand and use group process to optimize outcomes. Up to date, accessible, and highly practical, the book is filled with session outlines, sample dialogues, checklists, troubleshooting tips, and other user-friendly features.

 

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Contents

Part II CognitiveBehavioral Therapy Groups for Specific Disorders
121
Part III Comorbidity and Future Directions
373
References
401

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Peter J. Bieling, PhD, is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University and Director of Mood and Anxiety Services of St. Joseph?s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario. He has published widely in the areas of depression and cognitive-behavioral therapy. A Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, he is an active therapist, teacher of cognitive-behavioral therapy, and consultant.
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Randi E. McCabe, PhD, is Chair of the Clinical Behavioural Sciences Programme in the Faculty of Health Sciences and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and is Associate Director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph?s Healthcare. She has published widely on anxiety, eating disorders, and cognitive-behavioral therapy, and is the author of three books for consumers. An active trainer and workshop presenter, she is on the editorial board ofThe Clinical Psychologistand maintains a private practice focusing on eating disorders.
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Martin M. Antony, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Psychology, Ryerson University, Toronto, and is Psychologist-in-Chief and Director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph?s Healthcare. He has published 20 books and over 100 articles and chapters in the areas of cognitive-behavioral therapy and anxiety disorders. Actively involved in research, teaching, and clinical practice, he has received career awards from the Society of Clinical Psychology (American Psychological Association), the Canadian Psychological Association, and the Anxiety Disorders Association, and is a Fellow of the American and Canadian Psychological Associations.

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