Oxford Guide to Surviving as a CBT Therapist

Paperback | June 14, 2010

EditorMartina Mueller, Helen Kennerley, Freda McManus

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For the newly trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, there are a wealth of challenges and difficulties faced, as they try and apply their new found skills in the outside world. These might include the stresses of working in isolation, and finding it difficult to widen their scope or bounceideas of other CBT therapists; or the need for practical advice on setting up group therapy; the possible conflicts betweens ethical practice and theory; how to retain ones integrity as a therapist, while maintaing a viable business practice; dealing with diverse communities, or becoming asupervisor. The Oxford Guide to Surviving CBT Practice is the one-stop resource for the newly trained therapist. It offers practical guidance on a range of issues and challenges faced by the therapist. Written by people with vast experience of training and practising CBT, it draws on real life situations tohelp the reader hone and develop their skills, adjust to life as a therapist, and maintain a successful and satisfying career whilst helping others.With thousands of new CBT therapists being trained over the coming years, this book will be a constant companion for all those starting life as a therapist, one they will want to have to hand at all times.

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For the newly trained Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, there are a wealth of challenges and difficulties faced, as they try and apply their new found skills in the outside world. These might include the stresses of working in isolation, and finding it difficult to widen their scope or bounceideas of other CBT therapists; or the need fo...

Martina Mueller and Helen Kennerley are Consultant Clinical Psychologists at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre and Psychological Services at Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in Oxford, UK. Freda McManus is Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry a the University of Oxford, and Cour...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:500 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:June 14, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199561303

ISBN - 13:9780199561308

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Table of Contents

1. David Westbrook, Martina Mueller, Helen Kennerley, and Freda McManus: Common problems in therapy2. Farooq Naeem, Peter Phiri, Shanaya Rathod, and David Kingdon: Using CBT with diverse patients: Working with South Asian Muslim3. Helen Kennerley, Martin Mueller, and Melanie Fennell: Looking after yourself4. Tony Hope: Ethics5. Martina Mueller: Patient perspectives on receiving CBT written by patients6. Dave Richards: Low-intensity CBT7. Louise Hankinson and Rebecca Mitchell: Brief CBT in GP surgeries and community settings8. Joanne Ryder: CBT in groups9. Claudia Koch, Anne Stewart, and Alisa Stuart: Systemic aspects of CBT10. Harriet Montgomery, Alison Croft, and Ann Hackmann: Doing CBT through others11. Alison Croft and Helen Close: Working in multidisciplinary teams12. Patsy Holly, Nicky Boughton and Jill Roberts: CBT with inpatients in mental health settings13. Diana Sanders, Christiana Surawy, Daniel Zahl and Heather Salt: Physical health settings14. Joan Kirk: Going at it alone15. Freda McManus, Kate Rosen, and Helen Jenkins: Developing and progressing as a CBT therapist16. Helen Kennerley and Sue Clohessy: Becoming a supervisor17. Melanie Fennell: Training skills18. David Westbrook: Research and evaluation19. June Dent: Service development20. Diana Sanders and James Bennet-Levy: When therapists have problems: What can CBT do for us?