In this second edition ofCBT Made Simple, two renowned psychologists and experts in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) offerthemost comprehensive manual available to help professionals learn CBT and deliver it to clients for better treatment outcomes.
CBT is an evidence-based treatment for several mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and anger problems. This simple, pragmatic guide offers everything you need to know about CBT: what it is, how it works, and how to implement it in session.
This fully revised and updated second edition ofCBT Made Simpleprovides a user-friendly, practical approach to learning CBT using up-to-the-minute teaching methods and learning tools—in particular, the “effective adult learning model,” which promotes interactive learning, experiential learning, and self-reflection. Each chapter presents key elements of CBT in clear, accessible language, and includes client dialogues and clinical examples. Practical exercises are incorporated throughout, enabling you to practice and consolidate your learning. In addition, each chapter mimics the structure of an actual CBT session.
This new edition also includes the core components of CBT—core beliefs, intermediate beliefs, and behavioral experiments—to make this the most comprehensive CBT manual you’ll find anywhere.
If you are a clinician or student interested in learning more about CBT, this book—part of the New HarbingerMade Simple series that includesACT Made Simple andDBT Made Simple—has everything you need to hit the ground running. Why not make it a part of your professional library?
Nina Josefowitz, PhD, is a psychologist in private practice and has taught a graduate-level course on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for over fifteen years in the Counselling and Clinical Psychology Program at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. Josefowitz has offered workshops in CBT throughout Ontario and internationally. She has appeared in court numerous times as an expert witness in cases involving interpersonal violence. Josefowitz was on the Council of the College of Psychologists of Ontario for nine years, and president of the college from 2001–2003. She has published in the areas of trauma, women’s issues, ethics, the therapeutic relationship, and a variety of issues related to CBT. Her most recent interests include incorporating imagery into CBT.
David Myran, MD,(1949 – 2016) was a geriatric psychiatrist and assistant professor in the department of psychiatry at the University of Toronto. For many years, he was director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach Team at Baycrest Health Sciences—a University of Toronto-affiliated hospital, where he served as a staff psychiatrist. Myran was also a CBT supervisor for psychiatry residents at the University of Toronto. He published and presented at professional conferences on a wide number of topics, including psychological treatment for irritable bowel syndrome, a range of topics within geriatric psychiatry, the therapeutic relationship, and depression. His interests also included using telehealth to provide psychiatric services to older adults who are housebound.