Providing an accessible and thorough overview of the practice of CBT within mental health care, this new edition has been updated to 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 behavioral psychotherapies; Continuous 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.
Chapter 2: The Therapeutic Relationship
The Therapeutic Relationship
A good relationship between client and therapist is, at the very least, considered to be the base from which all therapeutic work takes place. (Hardy et al., 2007: 24)
For almost 20 years there has been ...