The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

A Clinician's Guide

Author: Nikolaos Kazantzis

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462531288

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 1131

From leading cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) experts, this book describes ways to tailor empirically supported relationship factors that can strengthen collaboration, empiricism, and Socratic dialogue and improve outcomes. In an accessible style, it provides practical clinical recommendations accompanied by rich case examples and self-reflection exercises. The book shows how to use a strong case conceptualization to decide when to target relationship issues, what specific strategies to use (for example, expressing empathy or requesting client feedback), and how to navigate the therapist's own emotional responses in session. Special topics include enhancing the therapeutic relationship with couples, families, groups, and children and adolescents. Several reproducible worksheets can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2- x 11- size.

The Therapeutic Relationship in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Author: Stirling Moorey,Anna Lavender

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526461544

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 3362

The therapeutic relationship in CBT is often reduced to a cursory description of establishing warmth, genuineness and empathy in order to foster a collaborative relationship. This does not reflect the different approaches needed to establish a therapeutic partnership for the wide range of disorders and settings in which CBT is applied. This book takes a client group and disorder approach with chapters split into four sections: General issues in the therapeutic relationship in CBT Therapeutic relationship issues in specific disorders Working with specific client groups Interpersonal considerations in particular delivery situations Each chapter outlines key challenges therapists face in a specific context, how to predict and prevent ruptures in the therapeutic alliance and how to work with these ruptures when they occur. With clinical vignettes, dialogue examples and ‘tips for therapists' this book is key reading for CBT therapists at all levels.

The Therapeutic Relationship in the Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies

Author: Paul Gilbert,Robert L. Leahy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113422284X

Category: Psychology

Page: 312

View: 4404

Although the therapeutic relationship is a major contributor to therapeutic outcomes, the cognitive behavioral psychotherapies have not explored this aspect in any detail. This book addresses this shortfall and explores the therapeutic relationship from a range of different perspectives within cognitive behavioral and emotion focused therapy traditions. The Therapeutic Relationship in the Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapies covers new research on basic models of the process of the therapeutic relationship, and explores key issues related to developing emotional sensitivity, empathic understanding, mindfulness, compassion and validation within the therapeutic relationship. The contributors draw on their extensive experience in different schools of cognitive behavioral therapy to address their understanding and use of the therapeutic relationship. Subjects covered include: · the process and changing nature of the therapeutic relationship over time · recognizing and resolving ruptures in the therapeutic alliance · the role of evolved social needs and compassion in the therapeutic relationship · the therapeutic relationship with difficult to engage clients · self and self-reflection in the therapeutic relationship. This book will be of great interest to all psychotherapists who want to deepen their understanding of the therapeutic relationship, especially those who wish to follow cognitive behavioral approaches.

Communication in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Author: Michela Rimondini

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781441968074

Category: Psychology

Page: 273

View: 8965

Research has shown that the therapeutic alliance is a key factor in the success of treatment, and a critical component of establishing this alliance is the communication between therapist and client. The efficacy of treatment depends on the therapist’s ability to collect reliable client information and create the foundation for a good relationship that involves the client in the healing process. Communication in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provides an overview of the research and theory underlying the importance of therapeutic communication with a specific focus on cognitive behavioral psychotherapy. It brings together an international group of experts from the relevant disciplines of communication, psychotherapy, research and teaching to create an integrated perspective of this crucial area. The book offers a review of the main evidence-based theories, and is highlighted with specific examples and flow charts.Insight for trainers is given by providing learner-centered teaching methods that enhance the acquisition of these communication skills. For researchers, it offers both qualitative and quantitative analyses of the subject as well as a comprehensive review of the main analysis methods adopted in the field.

Core Competencies in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Becoming a Highly Effective and Competent Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist

Author: Cory F. Newman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136261974

Category: Psychology

Page: 296

View: 6840

This volume is a concise, convenient, and clearly written book for those who wish to study, master, and teach the core competencies of cognitive-behavioral therapy. Relevant for novice therapists as well as experienced clinicians and supervisors, this text also goes “between the lines” of evidence-based practices to highlight those methods which maximize the motivational and inspirational power of this therapy. Dr. Newman focuses on ways in which therapists can make treatment memorable for clients, thus enhancing maintenance and self-efficacy. He also highlights the value system that is inherent in best practices of cognitive-behavioral therapies, such as clinicians’ commitment to earn the trust and collaboration of clients, to be humble students of the field for their entire careers, and to seek to combine the best of empirical thinking with warmth and creativity. Notably, this handbook also emphasizes the importance of therapists applying cognitive-behavioral principles to themselves in the form of self-reflective skills, good problem-solving, being role models of self-care, and being able to use techniques thoughtfully in the service of repairing strains in the therapeutic relationship. Newman’s book provides many enlightening clinical examples, including those practices that otherwise eager therapists should not do (such as “micro-managing” the client’s thoughts), as well as a plethora of transcript material that describes best supervisory practices. It does all this with a tone that is engaging, respectful of the reader, caring towards the clients, and optimistic about the positive impact cognitive-behavioral therapies—when learned and used well—can have on the lives of so many, clients and clinicians alike.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mental Health Workers

A Beginner's Guide

Author: Philip Kinsella,Anne Garland

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135446121

Category: Psychology

Page: 264

View: 6241

Can Cognitive behavioural therapy revolutionise your practice? Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective and frequently used psychological treatment. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mental Health Workers offers the reader a good overview of CBT, allowing them to develop an understanding of the patient’s problems, utilise the approach effectively, prepare for supervision, and integrate CBT skills into everyday practice. This clear, comprehensive introduction written by experienced clinicians, describes how to use CBT within the busy clinical environment. Subjects covered include: the therapeutic relationship in CBT treating anxiety disorders and depression developing further CBT skills utilising CBT in different mental health settings recent developments in practice. This straightforward guide will be essential for all mental health workers who are new to CBT, including nurses, occupational therapists, and counsellors as well as anyone training in mental health professions.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress

Author: Amy Wenzel,Karen Kleiman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317668448

Category: Psychology

Page: 248

View: 2436

Countless studies have established the efficacy of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for many manifestations of depression and anxiety. In Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Perinatal Distress, Wenzel and Kleiman discuss the benefits of CBT for pregnant and postpartum women who suffer from emotional distress. The myths of CBT as rigid and intrusive are shattered as the authors describe its flexible application for perinatal women. This text teaches practitioners how to successfully integrate CBT structure and strategy into a supportive approach in working with this population. The examples used in the book will be familiar to postpartum specialists, making this an easily comprehensive and useful resource.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in Mental Health Care

Author: Alec Grant,Michael Townend,Ronan Mulhern,Nigel Short

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446206017

Category: Psychology

Page: 328

View: 8782

This second edition provides an accessible and thorough overview of the practice of CBT within mental health care. Updates and additions 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 behavioural psychotherapies - Continous 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.

Relational and Interviewing Skills for Assessment and Formulation in Cognitive Behavioral Practice

Author: Raja Sree R Subramaniam

Publisher: GRIN Verlag

ISBN: 3668227853

Category: Psychology

Page: 12

View: 3439

Seminar paper from the year 2016 in the subject Psychology - Consulting, Therapy, grade: B, University of Derby, course: Psychology, language: English, abstract: This essay evaluates the therapist’s relational and interviewing skills in conducting CBT assessment critical in establishing, developing and maintaining a therapeutic relationship with the client. Research suggested that therapist interpersonal skills facilitate therapy processes and good client-therapist collaboration. Therapeutic relationship is a helpful and positive relationship, whereby a client is reliant on the therapist’s help. The helper relational skills include empathy; genuine, receptive, good communicator and can reflect client’s feelings and thoughts accurately without prejudice. In a person-centered approach, the therapist creates therapeutic conditions based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) framework and evidence based treatment models. Unlike other talking therapies, the person-centered CBT instills client’s collaboration and determination in making choices about the therapeutic process. The declarative, procedural and reflective (DPR) model provides theoretical guidelines for CBT therapists important in acquiring and maintaining the technical and relational skills throughout their profession. The DPR framework is an information-processing model, within which interpersonal flexibility, conceptual knowledge and technical skills are core components vital in establishing developing and maintaining a therapeutic relationship with the client. Client-therapist inter-personal variables, perspectives about CBT and cultural differences risk causing ruptures in the collaborative efforts. Hence, a good interviewing skill that conveys empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard can be used to clarify underlying problems, build confidence, trust, commitment to therapy and motivation to carry out CBT tasks and treatmen. Reflective practices and Socratic supervision help therapists to identify their strength, limitations and respond effectively.

The CBT Handbook

Author: Windy Dryden,Rhena Branch

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446254372

Category: Psychology

Page: 512

View: 2730

The CBT Handbook is the most comprehensive text of its kind and an essential resource for trainees and practitioners alike. Comprising 26 accessible chapters from leading experts in the field, the book covers CBT theory, practice and research. Chapters include: - CBT Theory - CBT Skills - Assessment and Case Formulation in CBT - The Therapeutic Relationship in CBT - Values and Ethics in CBT - Reflective and Self-Evaluative Practice in CBT - Supervision of CBT Therapists - Multi-disciplinary working in CBT Practice This engaging book will prove an indispensible resource for CBT trainees and practitioners.

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Skills and Applications

Author: David Westbrook,Helen Kennerley,Joan Kirk

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446241264

Category: Psychology

Page: 448

View: 816

An Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is the definitive beginner's guide to the basic theory, skills and applications of cognitive-behavioural therapy. In this eagerly-awaited Second Edition, the authors set out the core concepts and generic skills of CBT, including case formulation; the therapeutic relationship; and cognitive, behavioural and physiological therapeutic strategies. Practical illustrations of how these techniques can be applied to the most common mental health problems ensure that theory translates into real-life practice. New to this edition, the authors examine: - cultural diversity in greater depth - the current topicality of CBT, especially within the NHS - the latest Roth and Pilling CBT competencies - the impact of third wave and other developments in CBT in more detail. As well as exploring depression, panic and agoraphobia, OCD and other anxiety disorders, the book considers CBT for less common disorders such as anger and eating disorders. Discussion of different methods of delivery includes work with individuals, groups, couples and families. This edition also includes new case study material and learning exercises. This fully updated Introduction remains the key textbook for those coming to CBT for the first time, whether on training courses or as part of their everyday work. It is also useful for more experienced therapists wanting to refresh their core skills. A Companion Website featuring streamed extracts from video role-plays is available to book purchasers, illustrating some of the key strategies described in the book. Visit the companion website at This material has been selected from the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre's pioneering online training materials, and book buyers will be able to purchase discounted access to the full versions of these and other OCTC Online training modules.

Entwicklung der Persönlichkeit

Psychotherapie aus der Sicht eines Therapeuten

Author: Carl R Rogers

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 360810674X

Category: Psychology

Page: 409

View: 727

»In meinen Beziehungen zu Menschen habe ich herausgefunden, daß es auf lange Sicht nicht hilft, so zu tun, als wäre ich jemand, der ich nicht bin. - Ich habe es als höchst lohnend empfunden, einen anderen Menschen akzeptieren zu können.«


Zur Praxis der Wiederbelebung des Selbst

Author: Frederick S. Perls,Paul Goodman,Ralph F. Hefferline

Publisher: Klett-Cotta

ISBN: 9783608944358


Page: 302

View: 6890


Trauma and the Therapeutic Relationship

Approaches to Process and Practice

Author: David Murphy,Stephen Joseph

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137368497

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

View: 4369

Research shows that the therapeutic relationship can offer a catalyst for healing, helping traumatized clients to make sense of and re-build their lives. This book provides practitioners with expert insight into supporting clients' recovery from trauma by placing the therapeutic relationship at the heart of the therapeutic process: • It explores the role of the therapeutic relationship across a wide range of theoretical perspectives, including humanistic, psychodynamic and cognitive behavioural approaches. • It brings together specialists from across the globe to provide practitioners with the latest thinking about client-centred work with trauma. • It considers particular aspects of psychological trauma, including posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic growth. This is the first book to combine trauma recovery with the therapeutic relationship. As such it is an important textbook for everyone with an interest in trauma therapy, whether as an aspect of training or of practice.

Skills in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Author: Frank Wills

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1473911222

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

View: 2495

This step-by-step guide to the core skills and techniques of the cognitive behaviour approach is suitable for those with little or no prior experience in CBT. The author uses case examples from a variety of settings to illustrate the skills needed at each stage of the therapeutic process, and brings the therapeutic relationship to the foreground to show you how to build and maintain a successful working alliance with your clients. This second edition includes new content on: - the historical foundations of CBT - common presenting issues, such as depression and anxiety - third wave CBT - IAPT - insights from other approaches, relevant to trainees in other modalities with an interest in CBT Accompanied by a new companion website (, which includes additional case studies, template forms, PowerPoint presentations for each chapter, and a wealth of material for further reading, this is an essential text for anyone wishing to hone their therapeutic skills in CBT.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

An Introduction to Theory and Practice

Author: Sue Marshall,John Turnbull

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall


Category: Behavior therapy

Page: 202

View: 5478

Cognitive behaviour therapy is a well-researched and increasingly popular therapeutic approach used for a range of common mental health problems. Many nurses have found that it is a client-centred approach which builds on their existing communication and counselling skills. This text reflects these aspects and avoids the traditional disorder-focused model. Instead, it clarifies the key stages of therapy, enabling the reader to see how CBT can be applied to a range of situations in their own practice. Using case studies, dialogues, discussion questions and further reading, this book will demystify cognitive behaviour therapy and provide a practical resource for nurses working in mental health, learning disabilities and community fields, as well as with a range of physical health problems.