Skills in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Frank Wills - University of Wales College, Newport, University of South Wales, UK
Counselling and Psychotherapy (General)
This step-by-step guide to the core skills and techniques of the cognitive behaviour approach is suitable for those with little or no prior experience in CBT. The author uses case examples from a variety of settings to illustrate the skills needed at each stage of the therapeutic process, and brings the therapeutic relationship to the foreground to show you how to build and maintain a successful working alliance with your clients.
This second edition includes new content on:
- the historical foundations of CBT
- common presenting issues, such as depression and anxiety
- third wave CBT
- insights from other approaches, relevant to trainees in other modalities with an interest in CBT
Accompanied by a new companion website, which includes additional case studies, template forms, PowerPoint presentations for each chapter, and a wealth of material for further reading, this is an essential text for anyone wishing to hone their therapeutic skills in CBT.
Skills in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy introduces students to the basic knowledge needed to safely practice CBT. With verbatim vignettes, Frank Wills links theory to practice by explaining and demonstrating key aspects of how to use different CBT techniques. The additional ‘companion website’ is a very useful resource for both teachers and students.
Very good book for Level 4 Diploma course.
This book was recommended to me by Windy Dryden as the core text for the level 5 CBT diploma. I used it to write the course and then suggested it as the core text for students.
Excellent book love the series. Students thought these books were brilliant, easy to navigate and understand. Even recommended to library staff to stock, students have rushed out to purchase for further reading
The greater emphasis on relational importance in this Edition is welcome and permits a more inclusive adoption of CBT skills within an within an integrative framework. As with the 1st Edition a solid grounding for introducing students to CBT. This has been added to our essential Indicative Reading List
This text introduces the cognitive behavioural counselling approach. This method of counselling is growing at an exponential rate. It has been reviewed in numerous research studies as been an effective treatment modality for depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders . The approach in this book sets out in a clear and systematic manner the CBT approach, by explaining the significant elements of the method. The book is also enhanced by the inclusion of case vignettes that illustrate the different aspects of the approach. A recommended read that thoroughly introduces this evidence based counselling approach
Highly recommended for counselling psychology trainees: broad perspective, use of therapeutic relationship, integration of recent developments in the field
This is a helpful book for students in social work, introducing them to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Very practical and Interactive.
This is an exceptionally good book on CBT
This is a good solid introduction to c b t for students with little or no prior knowledge of the topic. It is a useful practical guide and uses case examples to reinforce areas explored. The practice tips and suggestions are excellent resources to help reinforce students understanding. This will be useful especially for Pre Registration mental health students.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Practising CBT skills within their knowledge base