Oxford Guide To Imagery In Cognitive Therapy by Ann HackmannOxford Guide To Imagery In Cognitive Therapy by Ann Hackmann

Oxford Guide To Imagery In Cognitive Therapy

EditorAnn Hackmann, James Bennett-levy, Emily A. Holmes

Paperback | June 24, 2011

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Imagery is one of the exciting frontiers in cognitive therapy. From the outset of cognitive therapy, Aaron Beck recognized the importance of imagery in the understanding and treatment of a patient's prblems. Recently, there has been significant developments, both empirically and clinically,showing the importance of imagery in the development, maintenance and treatment of psychopathology. The Oxford Guide to Imagery in Cognitive Therapy is a practical guide for clinicans wishing to understand imagery phenomenology, and intergrate imagery-based interventions into their cognitivetherapy practice. The book is oriented to both the needs of experienced clinicians who wish to bring imagery into their repertoire, and experienced cognitive therapists, who wish to refine and extend their use of imagery in cognitive therapy.
Dr. Ann Hackmann is a clinical psychologist, who has worked for over 20 years in research groups that specialise in the development of cognitive therapy. Currently she is working in a group headed by Professor Mark Williams, studying the effects of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy on depression and other disorders. Previously she wo...
Title:Oxford Guide To Imagery In Cognitive TherapyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:June 24, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199234027

ISBN - 13:9780199234028


Table of Contents

A.T. Beck: ForewordPreface: How to use this bookDavid Edwards: Invited Essay: From ancient shamanic healing to 21st century psychotherapy: The central role of imagery methods in effecting psychological changePart One: Imagery in context1. Imagery in the tradition of Beckian cognitive therapy2. The phenomenology of imagery in clinical practice3. Experimental research on imagery: Implications for clinical practice4. The effective components of imagery interventions in clinical practicePart Two: Preparation for imagery interventions5. Establishing the platform for imagery interventions: General principles and practices6. Assessment of imagery7. Micro-formulation of imageryPart Three: Imagery interventions: Removing and transforming negative imagery8. Working with intrusive day-time images9. Using imagery to work with upsetting memories10. Working with night-time imagery11. Working with metaphorical imageryPart Four: Imagery interventions: Creating positive imagery12. Positive imagery: Creating goals, developing new skills and problem solving13. Positive imagery: Creating new ways of beingPart 5: Concluding comments14. Future directions in working with imagery in cognitive therapy

Editorial Reviews

"This book is a gem that will be an invaluable resource for clinicians. The authors draw on their extensive clinical experience and research to demonstrate the power of imagery in transforming meanings. A truly inspiring guide on how to conduct imagery interventions effectively!" --Professor Anke Ehlers, Institute of Psychiatry in London