Cognitive-behavioural Therapy with Delusions and Hallucinations: A Practice Manual
Written in a highly accessible style, Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy with Delusions and Hallucinations gives detailed practical guidance, providing the reader with a range of strategies and techniques, set within a clear, structured framework. Readers are taken through the planning and delivery of the different aspects of the therapy. Issues commonly encountered with people having delusions and hallucinations are considered and strategies are provided to help avoid or overcome these issues. This book can be used as an instruction or practice reference manual as it gives step-by-step guidance on delivering the therapy using case studies and clinical examples to illustrate applications. The foreword is by Professor Aaron T. Beck, a leading figure in cognitive-behavioral therapy in the U.S.
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delusions and hallucinations
Talking to people about their delusions
Modifying the delusional belief
content of the voices
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