Table of Contents
Basic Theory, Development and Current Status of CBT Distinctive Characteristics of CBT The Therapeutic Relationship Assessment and Formulation Measurement of CBT Helping Clients Become their Own Therapists Socratic Methods Cognitive Techniques Behavioural Experiments Physical Techniques The Course of Therapy Depression Anxiety Disorders Anxiety Disorders: Specific Models and Treatment Protocols Wider Applications of CBT Alternative Methods of Delivery Developments in CBT Evaluating CBT Practice Using Supervision in CBT
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