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Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood, 1st Edition

If you’d like to assign MIND OVER MOOD to your clients, but aren’t sure about how to incorporate it into practice, you’ll find the answers you need in CLINICIAN’S GUIDE TO MIND OVER MOOD. This essential companion guide will show you how to introduce MIND OVER MOOD to your clients, integrate it with your in-session therapy work, increase client compliance in completing home assignments, and overcome common difficulties that may arise. The authors clearly demonstrate how to use MIND OVER MOOD with individuals, couples, and groups, both in session and at home. Brief therapy and inpatient settings are also discussed in detail.

Step-by-step instructions are provided on how to tailor the program to follow cognitive therapy treatment protocols for a range of diagnoses, including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, panic disorder, substance abuse, and complex, multiple problems. Also outlined are ways to use MIND OVER MOOD to pinpoint the development of specific cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills.

The volume is richly illustrated with case examples and sample client-therapist dialogues in every chapter. Guidance is offered on how to review home exercises and worksheets in session and how to perform effective guided discovery. The authors also provide a detailed chapter on setting therapy goals. Creative ways for engaging clients who have negative reactions to a manual are described, as are strategies for maintaining collaboration with clients with personality disorders. Each chapter concludes with a “troubleshooting guide,” which therapists can use to navigate impasses, and the book itself concludes with an informative chapter on therapist training and MIND OVER MOOD.

About the Author

Christine A. Padesky, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, is Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, California, and Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. A graduate of Yale University and UCLA, she has used cognitive therapy since 1978 to help hundreds of clients overcome emotional difficulties and make life changes. Coauthor of five books and numerous articles, she is respected internationally as a gifted teacher, known for her innovative and clear explanations. In her own workshops and those co-taught with Aaron T. Beck, M.D., founder of cognitive therapy, Dr. Padesky has shown thousands of therapists how to use cognitive therapy more effectively with their clients.

Dennis Greenberger, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Director of the Anxiety and Depression Treatment Center in Santa Ana, California, is also a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of California, Irvine, College of Medicine. In addition to his private practice, he leads cognitive therapy training workshops for health maintenance organizations; hospitals; and at local, state, national, and international conferences. he supervises residents and teaches cognitive therapy. Along with Dr. Padesky, he is coauthor of Clinician’s Guide to Mind Over Mood.

Product Details :

  • Paperback: 276 pages
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (August 11, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0898628210
  • ISBN-13: 978-0898628210
  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.6 inches

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