Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide by Robert L. LeahyEmotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide by Robert L. Leahy

Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's Guide

byRobert L. Leahy, Dennis Tirch, Lisa A. Napolitano

Paperback | July 22, 2011

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Highly practical and accessible, this unique book gives therapists powerful tools for helping patients learn to cope with feared or avoided emotional experiences. The book presents a menu of effective intervention options--including schema modification, stress management, acceptance, mindfulness, self-compassion, cognitive restructuring, and other techniques--and describes how to select the best ones for particular patients or situations. Provided are sample questions to pose to patients, specific interventions to use, suggested homework assignments, illustrative examples and sample dialogues, and troubleshooting tips. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume is packed with over 65 reproducible handouts and forms. Purchasers also get access to a companion website where they can download and print the reproducible materials.

Robert L. Leahy, PhD, is Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy in New York and Clinical Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. His research focuses on individual differences in theory of emotion regulation. Dr. Leahy is Associate Editor of theInternationa...
Title:Emotion Regulation in Psychotherapy: A Practitioner's GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 10.5 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:July 22, 2011Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609184831

ISBN - 13:9781609184834


Table of Contents

1. Why Is Emotion Regulation Important?2. Emotional Schema Therapy3. Validation4. Identification and Refutation of Emotion Myths5. Mindfulness6. Acceptance and Willingness7. Compassionate Mind Training8. Enhancing Emotional Processing9. Cognitive Restructuring10. Stress Reduction11. ConclusionsAppendix. Reproducible Forms