10-Minute CBT: Integrating Cognitive-Behavioral Strategies Into Your Practice
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN 10: 0195339746
ISBN 13: 978-0195339741
It is well-established that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a rich and effective tool for treating a range of anxiety and mood disorders and behavioral disturbances. Most clinicians, however, have not been formally trained in how to administer CBT, and integrating one of the many available manuals detailing week-by-week protocols into their individual clinical practices is a daunting task. Whether brief interventions are desired for use in medication visits or whether key elements of CBT are needed for use in an eclectic treatment practice, clear instruction is needed on how to improve patient outcomes by adapting key components of cognitive-behavioral interventions. 10-Minute CBT provides such guidance with a clear and straightforward account of the principles of CBT that fit into the realities of current practice for clinicians from any interventional perspective. Instead of offering a full regimented program of treatment, this book provides the philosophy and elements of CBT so that select targeted interventions can be integrated into alrea
About the Author
Michael W. Otto, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Translational Research Program at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University.
Naomi M. Simon, M.D., is Associate Director of the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Bunmi O. Olatunji, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University.
Sharon C. Sung, Ph.D., is Assistant in Psychology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Mark H. Pollack, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.