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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Mental Health Care

Second Edition


March 2010 | 328 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Providing an accessible and thorough overview of the practice of CBT within mental health care, this new edition has been updated to include:

  • Revised chapters on the therapeutic relationship and case formulation
  • New material on personality disorders and bipolar disorder
  • New material on working with diversity
  • Content on the multidisciplinary context of CBT, the service user perspective, CBT from a holistic perspective
  • Developments within the cognitive behavioral psychotherapies
  • Continuous professional development for the CBT practitioner
  • Photocopiable worksheets linked to case studies

Already a tried-and-tested guide for trainee psychologists and psychotherapists, as well as clinicians in mental health services and private practices, this text is also of value to practitioners who need refresher courses in CBT.


 
Introduction
Alec Grant
PART ONE: FUNDAMENTALS
 
The Therapeutic Relationship
Alec Grant and Michael Townend
Case Formulation
Alec Grant and Michael Townend
Assessment, Therapy Structure and Change Management
Michael Townend and Alec Grant
PART TWO: DISORDERS
 
Depression
Ronan Mulhern and Nigel Short
Anxiety
Nigel Short, Alec Grant, Ronan Mulhern and Paul Heathorn
Personality Disorder
Kate Davidson, Judith Halford and Melanie Sharp
Psychosis
Ronan Mulhern and Nigel Short
Bipolar Disorder and Perceptual Control Theory
Warren Mansell et al
PART THREE: CONTEXTUAL ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
 
Providing CBT in Different Work Settings
Joe Curran, Michael Townend, Ronan Mulhern and Alec Grant
Working with Diversity
Michael Townend and Margot Levinson
Working with Children and Adolescents
Andrew Rogers
Working with Older People
Margot Levinson
The Service-User Perspective in CBT
Michael Townend, Alec Grant and Paul Heathorn
CBT from an Holistic Perspective
Alec Grant
Developments within Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherpy
Joe Curran, Michael Townend and Alec Grant
Continuous Professional Development for the Cognitive Behavioural Practitioner
Michael Townend and Alec Grant
A Critique of Emotional Behavioural Mental Health and Its Relationship to CBT

Excellent summary of CBT theory, practice and developments; the new edition has many improvements over the first edition although some good material has also been lost.

Dr Neil MacFarlane
Counselling Studies, Eastleigh College
September 21, 2011

This is an excellent text for students with a pre-existing konwledge of cbt. It is very clearly presented and is enhanced greatly by the use of case studies. I have attended workshops by Alec Grant and find him very interesting, inspiring and expert in this area.

Ms Joan Murphy
Dept of Nursing & Health Studies, Tralee Institute of Technology
June 21, 2011

Thorough, detailed and up-to-date content, easily accessible, both visually and verbally.

Mrs Karen Wheatley
Counselling , Surrey Hills Onward Learning
April 28, 2011

A good introductory text that will help students to understand the core concepts of working with CBT strategies.

Mr Simon Westrip
Nursing , Northumbria University
April 27, 2011

Very practical guide to CBT could be used for under graduate and post graduate students
In psychiatric nursing

Ms Brigid Arkins
School of Nursing and Midwifery, University College Cork (NUI)
April 7, 2011

An excellent contemporary oververview of the general CBT approach with a refreshing reemphasis on the therapeautic relationship.
The practical applications to prevalent mental health problems are most useful but what elevates this book above others is the focus on contextual issues making it a highly recommended read for students and seasoned practitioners alike.

Mr Vernon Sack
Dept of Psychology, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
April 6, 2011

Nice book. Clearly written.

Ms Judith Dyson
School of Community & Health Studies, Hull University
April 3, 2011

This is an excellent solid foundation into key aspects of CBT for pre-registration mental health nursing students.It covers a good range of contemporary areas of clinical practice. Each chapter has clear learning objectives and recommended further reading, thus offering helpful structure for student studies.

Mr Anthony Fraher
Faculty of Health & Social Care, University of the West of England, Bristol
March 31, 2011

The text covers key aspects of assessment and formulation within cognitive behavioural therapy, whilst also addresses the application of CBT principles and skills to specific client groups. The text has a clear structural coherance; activities at the end of each chapter facilitating further learning.

An essential text to students and practitioners working within the field of mental health, particularly for those involved in the delivery of CBT interventions.

Mr Mark James
Faculty of Health, Sport and Science, Glamorgan University
March 25, 2011

An informative text which contextualises the use of CBT within current contemporary mental health practice and which takes account of the user persepctive.

This book is of equal interest to trainees and qualified practitioners from the fields of both counselling and psychotherapy and the mental health professions.

Mrs Anne Smith
other, Liverpool John Moores University
February 16, 2011

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