Cognitive–Behavioral Group Therapy for Specific Problems and Populations

Pages: 405
Item #: 431751A
ISBN: 978-1-55798-690-0
List Price: $29.95
Member/Affiliate Price: $24.95
Copyright: 2000
Format: Hardcover
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Overview

Find out how to apply the successful methods of cognitive–behavioral therapy within a group setting in this book from APA. Both a primer of CBT for readers new to this area, and a well-rounded presentation for those familiar with the practice, this book covers the essential hands-on techniques for applying CBT in group settings.

The authors address a wide range of clinical problems and populations, all the while presenting specific therapeutic methods. The book focuses in particular on ways to enhance group cohesiveness and keep the group on task. Thoroughly pragmatic in approach, each chapter offers an array of clinical vignettes and tips for troubleshooting common problems that arise. Clinicians can use the detailed protocols provided to implement CBT group therapy or to enhance existing groups with CBT methods. A must-read for all group practitioners.

Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

  1. Introduction
    —John R. White

I. Cognitive–Behavioral Group Therapy for Specific Problems

  1. Depression
    —John R. White
  2. Panic and Phobia
    —Ariel J. Lang and Michelle G. Craske
  3. Obesity
    —Robert R. Radomile
  4. Eating Disorders
    —Wayne A. Bowers
  5. Dual Diagnoses
    —Tom Greanias and Sandra Siegel
  6. Dissociative Disorders
    —Aila Jesse McCutchen
  7. Adult Attention Deficit Disorder
    —William D. Morgan

II. Cognitive–Behavioral Group Therapy for Specific Populations or Settings

  1. Older Adults
    —Larry W. Thompson, David V. Powers, David W. Coon, Kellie Takagi, Christine McKibbin and Dolores Gallagher-Thompson
  2. Medical Patients
    —Paul G. Ritvo, M. Jane Irvine, Joel Katz and Brian F. Shaw
  3. Latinos
    —Kurt C. Organista
  4. Women's Sexuality
    —Susan Walen and Janet L. Wolfe
  5. Parent Training
    —Jonathan Stern
  6. Clients in Partial Hospitalization Settings
    —Amy S. Witt-Browder

Author Index

Subject Index

About the Editors

Editor Bios

John R. White, PhD, is an adjunct professor at the California School of Professional Psychology–Alameda, where he teaches the advanced clinical series in cognitive–behavioral therapy (CBT) and serves as consulting assistant professor at Stanford University School of Education for Counseling Psychology. After graduating from the California School of Professional Psychology and completing a National Institute of Mental Health fellowship at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center, Dr. White took two years of extramural training at the Cognitive Therapy Center of Philadelphia. He maintains a private practice in Fremont, California, and serves as director of psychological services at Fremont Hospital, where he developed its inpatient CBT program and manual. He is also the author of Overcoming Generalized Anxiety Disorder, an empirically based CBT treatment protocol.

Arthur S. Freeman, EdD, is professor and chair of the department of psychology and director of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is also professor in the core doctoral faculty and director of the cognitive therapy program of the Adler School of Professional Psychology in Chicago. Dr. Freeman completed his doctoral work at Teachers College–Columbia University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published several books, including Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders (with Aaron T. Beck), Clinical Applications of Cognitive Therapy, and The Comprehensive Casebook of Cognitive Therapy (with Frank Dattilio). He has also published two trade books: Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda: Overcoming Mistakes and Missed Opportunities and The Ten Dumbest Mistakes Smart People Make and How to Overcome Them (both with Rose DeWolf).