Cognitive Behavior Therapy by William T. O'Donohue
Core Principles for Practice

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Learn and apply the 14 core principles of cognitive behavior therapy

In this invaluable guide, clinicians will find—identified and summarized by leading researchers and clinicians—fourteen core principles that subsume the more than 400 cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatment protocols currently in use, so they may apply them to their everyday practice. This unique contribution to the field provides practitioners with a balance of history, theory, and evidence-based applications.

Edited by renowned experts in the field, Cognitive Behavior Therapy explores the core principles behind all CBT protocols including:Clinical functional analysisSkills trainingExposureRelaxationCognitive restructuringProblem solvingSelf-regulation

A straightforward introduction to CBT principles with guidance for all mental health professionals seeking to improve the lives of clients spanning a range of psychological problems, Cognitive Behavior Therapy is designed for both new and experienced clinicians alike who want to deepen and broaden their understanding of CBT principles.


About William T. O'Donohue

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William T. O Donohue is a licensed clinical psychologist and is widely recognized in the field for his proposed innovations in mental health service delivery, in treatment design and evaluation, and in knowledge of empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapies. He is a member of the Association for the Advancement for Behavior Therapy and served on the Board of Directors of this organization. Dr. O Donohue has an exemplary history of successful grant funding and government contracts. Since 1996, he has received over $1,500,000 in federal grant monies from sources including the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute of Justice. In addition, Dr. O Donohue has published his work prolifically. He has edited over twenty books, and written thirty-five book chapters on various topics and published reviews for seven books. Furthermore, he has published more than seventy-five articles in scholarly journals. Dr. O Donohue is currently directing a major grant funded project involving integrated care. This project is a treatment development/outcome evaluation project. Specially trained psychologists are placed into primary care and five sets of variables are examined: 1) patient satisfaction; 2) provider satisfaction; 3) clinical change; 4) functional change; and 5) medical utilization change. Dr. O Donohue is a national expert in training clinicians in integrated care and developing quality improvement projects in integrated care. Nicholas A. Cummings Nicholas A. Cummings is the president of the Foundation for Behavioral Health and Distinguished Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno. He is the former president of the American Psychological Association, founder of California School of Professional Psychology, and founding CEO of American Biodyne.
Published June 13, 2012 by Wiley. 467 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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