This book uniquely combines CBT with the Department of Health stepped care model to provide the first comprehensive case study-approach textbook. A step-by-step guide to using CBT, the book is structured around case examples of clients who present with the most commonly encountered conditions; from mild depression and GAD to more complex, enduring symptoms and diagnosis like OCD, personality disorder and social phobia.
The distinctive practical format is ideal in showing how to put the principles of CBT and stepped care into effect. As well as echoing postgraduate level training, it provides an insight into the experiences the trainee will encounter in real-world practice. Each chapter addresses a specific client condition and covers initial referral, presentation and assessment, case formulation, treatment interventions, evaluation of CBT strategies and discharge planning.
The book also includes learning exercises and clinical hints, as well as extensive reference to further CBT research, resources and reading. It will be invaluable for trainees on Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programs, and anyone studying graduate CBT courses.
- Chapter 1: Principles of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Chapter 2: Client Presenting with Panic Disorder (without Agoraphobia)
- Chapter 3: Client Presenting with First-Onset Depression
- Chapter 4: Client Presenting with Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
- Chapter 5: Client Presenting with Social Phobia
- Chapter 6: Client Presenting with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Chapter 7: Client Presenting with Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Chapter 8: Client Presenting with Conduct Disorder
- Chapter 9: Client Presenting with Vaginismus
- Chapter 10: Client Presenting with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Chapter 11: Client Presenting with Chronic Bulimia Nervosa
- Chapter 12: Client Presenting with Anorexia Nervosa
- Chapter 13: Client Presenting with Dependent Personality Disorder