Publication Year: 2002
Authors/Editor: Leahy, Robert; Dowd, E Thomas
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 90
Tracing the history and derivation of cognitive psychotherapy, the authors discuss its recent developments as an evolving and integrative therapy.
The text is a virtual Who's Who in the field of cognitive psychotherapy. Chapters illustrate the applications of cognitive psychotherapy to treat such disorders as anxiety, depression, and social phobia. Other chapters discuss integration with therapy models such as schema-focused and constructivism. New empirically-based research is cited for treating the HIV-positive depressed client, the anorexic or bulimic sufferer, as well as applying cognitive therapy to family and group issues.