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Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

Low Intensity Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
A Practitioner's Guide

Second Edition
Edited by:

October 2018 | 544 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This is the essential book for any health professionals whose role incorporates low intensity CBT. It introduces readers to the principles and skills of cognitive behaviour therapy, and guides them through the entire process of working with adult patients with common mental health problems. Beginning at the initial assessment, it takes students through the implementation of interventions to the management of ending. Detailed case studies illustrate each step of patients' recovery journeys. This new edition: 
  • is updated in line with changes in the PWP curriculum and broader IAPT policies
  • includes new chapters on working with older adults and patients with long-term conditions
  • adds new exercises to help readers reflect on their own practice, and builds confidence to help them become outstanding practitioners. 
Mark Papworth
Mark Papworth
Chapter 1: The role of the Low Intensity Practitioner
Mark Papworth
Chapter 2: Understanding the client’s problem
Anna Chaddock
Chapter 3: The therapeutic relationship: Big deal or no deal?
Mark Papworth
Chapter 4: Interview Structure
Mark Papworth
Chapter 5: Assessment and Management of Risk
Mark Papworth
Chapter 6: Behaviour change and Client Engagement
Theresa Marrinan
Chapter 7: Understanding depression
Theresa Marinnan
Chapter 8: Understanding anxiety
Theresa Marrinan
Chapter 9: Treatment Strategies
Mark Papworth & Bobbie Petford
Chapter 10: Inclusive Values and Perspectives
Mark Papworth & Bobbie Petford
Chapter 11: Inclusive Practice
Claire Martin & Daniel Collerton
Chapter 12: Working with Older People
Chris Penlington
Chapter 13: Working with Long-term conditions
Dave Dagnan
Chapter 14: Learning disability
Theresa Marrinan
Chapter 15: Work and Wellbeing
Mark Papworth & Dominique Keegan
Chapter 16: Supervision

This is an invaluable text that supports the initial training and ongoing professional development of the the Psychological Well Being Practitioner (PWP) workforce in the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme in the UK and in wider low intensity cognitive behaviour therapy national dissemination programmes. 

Steve Kellet
University of Sheffield

This practitioners’ guide is a key text for psychological wellbeing practitioners whether in training or qualified.  As a trainer, this book is a ‘go to’ resource.  The update is excellent.

Pam Myles-Hooton
Director of Clinical Studies, Charlie Waller Institute, University of Reading

Clear and concise information, with practical application in the classroom and in clinical practice. Accessible format with working examples to aid student learning.

Mrs Lisa Evans-Massey
Faculty of Health & Life Sciences, De Montfort University
November 1, 2023

Good introductory text covering all areas relevant for psychological wellbeing practioners and students. Good tips for doctoral supervisors to help manage student wellbeing.

School of Business (London Campus), University of Wales, Trinity St David
April 28, 2022

This is quite frankly an excellent book for both students and course development.

Dr Gareth Abbey
Psychology, Southampton Solent University
July 21, 2020

Excellent book very detailed information. Makes good use of examples to support learning.

Mr Matthew Hope
Social Science, Newcastle College
April 22, 2019

This text is useful on the reading list as text that supports the use of CBT in behaviour management. The book is well written with plenty of explanations and examples to support practice.

Mrs Adele sewell
Teacher education, Bishop Burton College
July 16, 2019

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