ALSO OF INTEREST
Michelle G. Craske
2010. 173 pages.
• Series: Theories of
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Paul R. Rasmussen
2005. 355 pages. Hardcover.
• Series: Personality-Guided
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Cognitive behavioral therapists face numerous instances during each session and
throughout the course of treatment in which they must make a clinical decision. These
“decision points” include instances in which any number of clinical issues could be
addressed, a specific intervention is not achieving its desired effect, the patient does not
understand or accept the rationale for the technique, or a crisis has emerged that requires a
shift in focus.
This book describes strategic decision making, a flexible yet evidenced-based
approach to working through decision points in order to move treatment forward in
cognitive behavioral therapy. It dispels the myth that there is a single “right” therapeutic
intervention that must be delivered in any one instance; in fact, many courses of action
can facilitate change provided they are implemented strategically. Strategic decisions
(a) follow logically from the case conceptualization, (b) are arrived upon collaboratively
between the therapist and patient, (c) allow the patient to leave the session with something
new, and (d) are seen through in their entirety before their effectiveness is evaluated.
This compelling, accessible book will benefit all cognitive behavioral therapists, especially those
who have mastered basic concepts and are refining their skills in applying them to complex cases.
2013. 320 pages. Hardcover.
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I. Common CBT Strategies | Chapter 1: Cognitive Case Conceptualization and Treatment Planning | Chapter 2:
Session Structure | Chapter 3: Psychoeducation and Motivational Enhancement | Chapter 4: Cognitive Restructuring:
Automatic Thoughts | Chapter 5: Cognitive Restructuring: Beliefs | Chapter 6: Behavioral Activation | Chapter 7: Problem
Solving | Chapter 8: Exposure | Chapter 9: Affective Coping Skills | Chapter 10: Relapse Prevention and the Completion
of Treatment | II. Clinical Applications | Chapter 11: Case Study: Chronic Depression | Chapter 12: Case Study: Chronic
Anxiety | Chapter 13: Case Study: Serious Mental Illness
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STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING
IN COGNITIVE BEHAVIORAL THERAPY
Edited by Pamela A. Hays
and Gayle Y. Iwamasa
2006. 307 pages. Hardcover.
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ISBN 978-1-59147-360-2 | Item 4317099