Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Counseling Practice

Cognitive Behavior Therapy in Counseling Practice

by Jon Sperry, Len Sperry

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This Cognitive Behavior Therapy text is brief, practical, comprehensive, and tailored just for counselors. Evidence-based CBT techniques are specifically adapted to counseling including core-counseling concepts such as social justice, strengths, wellness, and diversity (e.g., ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, gender, disability) which are interwoven throughout the book’s content. Each chapter includes case vignettes that reflect the work of professional counselors in school, clinical mental health, marital and family, and rehabilitation settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317234531
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/08/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 202
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jon Sperry, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Lynn University and a staff therapist at the Counseling and Psychological Services at Florida Atlantic University. He has extensive training in CBT and practices, supervises, and consults on the use of CBT. He has published several articles and book chapters and is co-author of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of DSM-5 Personality Disorders: Assessment, Case Conceptualization and Treatment and Case Conceptualization: Mastering this Competency with Ease and Confidence.

Len Sperry, MD, PhD, is Professor and Director of Clinical Training at Florida Atlantic University and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has practiced, taught, and written about CBT for over three decades and has had extensive formal training in CBT. Among his 1000+ professional publications are several articles, book chapters, and books on CBT, including the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy of DSM-5 Personality Disorders, and Treatment of Chronic Medical Conditions: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Strategies and Integrative Treatment Protocols.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why CBT is Essential in Counseling Practice Today 1. The  Evolution of CBT Practice  2. CBT Theory and Competencies  3. Contemporary CBT Approaches 4. CBT Processes  5. CBT Interventions  6. Diversity and CBT Practice 7. Evaluating CBT  8. The Future of CBT  APPENDICES A. Glossary of key terms: 100+ of the most common CBT terms that counselors need to know  B. Suggested readings  References  Index

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