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Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell

Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell

Second Edition

November 2010 | 128 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a Nutshell - Second Edition is a concise introduction to one of the most widely-practised approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.

Leading authors, Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden, explain the model and the core techniques used during the therapeutic process to:

- elicit and examine negative automatic thoughts

- uncover and explore underlying assumptions, rules and core beliefs (schemas); and

- maintain gains from therapy.

For newcomers to the subject, this revised and updated edition of Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell provides the ideal place to start and a springboard to further study.

The Components of Counselling in a Nutshell
Counselling as a Process

An accessible introduction to Beck's Cognitive Therapy. This book accurately conveys the essence of Cognitive Therapy, with excellent use made of extracts from clinical encounters.

Mr John Perry
School of Medicine, Southampton General Hospital
February 15, 2011

An excellent book for students to gain an overall insight into the CBT model. Highly recommended

Mrs Ruth Gaulton
Health , St Helens College
February 7, 2011

A really handy introduction and "dip in" text

Ms Catherine Radford
School of Nursing, Nottingham University
January 13, 2011

Sample Materials & Chapters

Chapter 1: An Overview of Cognitive Therapy