Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A by Frank M. Dattilio PhD ABPP, Aaron T. Beck MD

By Frank M. Dattilio PhD ABPP, Aaron T. Beck MD

From a number one professional in cognitive-behavioral treatment and couple and kin remedy, this accomplished consultant combines state-of-the-art learn and medical knowledge. the writer indicates how healing ideas initially designed for people were effectively tailored to be used with and households being affected by quite a lot of courting difficulties and demanding lifestyles transitions. bright scientific examples illustrate the method of carrying out thorough exams, imposing conscientiously deliberate cognitive and behavioral interventions, and overcoming roadblocks. The e-book highlights how you can improve remedy by means of drawing at the most modern wisdom approximately courting dynamics, attachment, and neurobiology. Cultural range concerns are woven all through. (20101022)

Show description

Read Online or Download Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians PDF

Best clinical psychology books

Family Psychology: The Art of the Science (Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Psychology)

This publication is the manufactured from a multi-year initiative, subsidized via the department of relatives Psychology (43) of the yankee mental organization, the kin Institute at Northwestern college, Oxford collage Press, and Northwestern collage, to compile the best researchers in relatives psychology in 5 significant components of serious social and wellbeing and fitness relevance -- sturdy marriage, melancholy, divorce and remarriage, companion violence, and households and actual future health.

ABC relaxation training : a practical guide for health professionals

During this quantity, Smith provides directions for extra ways to leisure than the other ebook out there. the writer offers word-for-word scripts for clinicians to coach them to enforce all rest recommendations utilizing his ABC rest technique. the quantity contains uncomplicated evaluation questionnaires for deciding upon leisure wishes and comparing leisure results; particular directions for making individualized rest tapes; and verbatim directions for proposing validated "failproof" rest and tension administration workshops.

Treating Impulse Control Disorders: A Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Program, Therapist Guide

Impulse keep an eye on problems (I. C. Ds. ) comprise pathological playing, kleptomania, trichotillomania, intermittent explosive disease, and pyromania, and are characterised through problems resisting urges to interact in behaviors which are over the top or eventually damaging to oneself or others. I. C. Ds. are particularly universal between youth and adults, hold major morbidity and mortality, and will be successfully handled with behavioral and pharmacological treatments.

Growing Old: A Journey of Self-Discovery

Humans react very another way to the method of getting older. a few humans draw back from previous age for so long as they could and at last spend it reflecting on occasions after they have been bodily and mentally superior and extra self reliant. For others outdated age is embraced as a brand new event and anything to appear ahead to.

Additional resources for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians

Sample text

In essence, standards guide us in how we should be governing our lives with respect to our relationships to one another and to the world. The long-standing belief held by many men has been that a woman belongs at home and should be present with the family and that a man’s job is to serve as the breadwinner. This standard is one that has caused a great deal of dissension in relationships, particularly in contemporary society. Consequently, an individual who holds standards about boundaries or roles in marriages and families may be expected to evaluate events in terms of these standards.

This concept focuses on how couples and family members deal with each other and how that is reflected in their attachment history. Attachment theory can be traced to the pioneering studies of John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworth. Bowlby (1979) believed that human attachment patterns noted in infant–caregiver interactions went on to play a vital role in human development “from the cradle to the grave” (p. 129). Bowlby (1979) was also the first to discuss individual differences in attachment system functioning in the context of romantic and marital relationships.

Ken, however, wanted more from Jenna and would become frustrated with her. Jenna also stated that, during their lovemaking, they were able to have sexual relations and be intimate to a point, but it was short lived because Jenna felt guarded about getting too deeply “into it” with Ken. Despite all of the difficulties that she described to me, Jenna said that she loved Ken very much and felt that he was the first person she had ever wanted to marry. However, although they were engaged, they both worried about Jenna’s ever being able to loosen up enough emotionally to fully engage in a lasting intimate relationship.

Download PDF sample

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy with Couples and Families: A by Frank M. Dattilio PhD ABPP, Aaron T. Beck MD
Rated 4.45 of 5 – based on 34 votes