Overcoming Depression: A Cognitive Therapy Approach Therapist Guide

Paperback | May 8, 2009

byMark Gilson, Arthur Freeman

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This therapist guide is designed to give mental health professionals the necessary tools to assess and treat a broad range of mood disorders, particularly depression. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, the Taming the BEAST (TTB) program helps patients develop a set ofcoping strategies and skills to proactively manage their depressed mood. Using the acronym BEAST, treatment modules address biology, emotions, activity, situations, and thoughts. Each module comes complete with step-by-step instructions for delivering treatment including outlines and lists of materials needed. In-session exercises as well as home assignments helpmotivate the patient and allow for the monitoring of progress. Written by experts in the field, this guide comes complete with chapters on assessment, socialization, and termination. The TTB program offers both therapist and patient a roadmap for overcoming the depression 'beast.'

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This therapist guide is designed to give mental health professionals the necessary tools to assess and treat a broad range of mood disorders, particularly depression. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, the Taming the BEAST (TTB) program helps patients develop a set ofcoping strategies and skills to proactively man...

Mark Gilson is Adjunct Faculty Member at Emory University and Georgia State University. Arthur Freeman is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 6.81 × 9.88 × 0.51 inPublished:May 8, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195300009

ISBN - 13:9780195300000

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Table of Contents

1. Introductory Information for Therapists2. Assessment of Depression3. Socialization4. Biology5. Emotions6. Activity7. Life Situations and Vulnerability8. Thoughts9. Relapse Prevention10. Ending TreatmentAppendix of FormsMedications ChartReferencesAbout the Authors