Stoddard Author: Fredrik Livheim Author: Niloofar Afari Author: Darrah Westrup Author: Jacqueline Pistorello Author: Thomas Gustavsson Author: Frank W. If you work with adolescents or teens, this is a must-have addition to your professional library. It provides theory, methodology, research evidence, and numerous clinical examples for how to help clients rapidly make significant changes. Knowing our values will help us decide how to react to stress and distress. If you are seeking to correctly identify mechanisms and use them to select interventions that best meet the needs of your clients this book offers a powerful and much needed guide. This leads to increased accountability among clients, and allows them to play both an active role and the role of the observer during treatment. Each section is simply organized, easy to follow, and user-friendly.
It stands to reason that psychotherapists help us to learn to react to the challenges of work in ways that are healthy in the long run. Further, at the end of each chapter, there are helpful experiments to practice skills. Buy this book and keep it in your glove compartment. You are also well-aware of the challenges and frustrations that can present during therapy. The Thriving Adolescent addresses the social landscape of adolescence, from the intricacies of developing healthy self-narratives to creating naturally occurring prosocial groups that help adolescents discover the practice of kindness to self and others. You will want this book, not just for you, but also for those you love, knowing that sooner or later, reality is going to slap them, too. Our Values give us meaning and purpose.
Why is life so difficult? The first two chapters of the book, written by the editors and collaborators, summarize the matrix diagram by discriminating between sensory and mental experiencing and between moving toward versus away from your values. Brief Interventions for Radical Change is a powerful resource for any clinician working with clients who are struggling with mental health, substance abuse, or life adjustment issues. I confess to having frequent pangs of envy as I read this book which I devoured cover to cover in the space of one week and many thoughts such as, I wish Id written this. His writing is full of wit, self-disclosure, and down-to-earth communication. And what can we realistically do about it? The Transdiagnostic Road Map to Case Formulation and Treatment Planning is the first book to provide an empirically-based method for identifying specific psychological mechanisms underlying clients presenting problems and symptoms and linking them to clinical interventions that comprise individualized treatment plans.
Whether you are treating a client with anxiety, depression, trauma, or an eating disorder, this book will provide you with the skills needed to improve lives, one exercise at a time. If you havent needed it yet, take it from one who hasyou will. So what can you do, now, to help lighten this lifelong burden? The text includes a number of session excerpts demonstrating both effective and ineffective therapist interventions, along with specific steps to take in different kinds of stuck moments. I would highly recommend this book to any professional working with clients with comorbid disorders who is interested in a practical, integrated transdiagnostic approach to treatment. There are few clear and practical blueprints for this vital work, and the model the authors have crafted will be a useful addition to the repertoire of clinicians. There is increasing focus on transdiagnostic processes and process mechanisms such as avoidance, ruminative thinking, and anxiety sensitivity that underpin many of the problems we see clinically.
It will do more than soothe you—it will ground you, guide you, and help you grow. A Value is a chosen life direction — something that guides us throughout our life. The details could be mistaken, but this is a bold and creative step forward that deserves the attention of practitioners and researchers alike. The genius of focused acceptance and commitment therapy is that it not only includes new insights, but it also dispels the myths about brief interventions. This is the first book on the matrix and how to use it. And what can we realistically do about it? This essential book shows professionals and general readers how this approach can be used to treat a variety of disorderssuch as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, trauma, and eating disordersin a variety of settings and contexts. Inside are a litany of creative exercises and strategies that are ready for immediate use.
More than just a valuable resource, this book gives support and confidence to those wanting to improve the quality of working lives. Harris has an uncanny ability to make the complex simple. There is something new to be learned with each reading. If modern behavior therapy is to rise to the occasion of reducing human suffering, it will require a similarly intricate and comprehensive approach. Synopsis Why is it so hard to be happy? It is my great hope that people will find this book and flexibly adopt the ideas within. Should they go to college? I recommend this book to mental health and medical providers and to their teachers.
Why do humans suffer so much? Persons, PhD, is director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Science Center and a clinical professor in the department of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. Hayes and Ciarrochi map out many useful and concrete pathways for adults to build constructive, facilitating relationships with teenagers that can contribute to flourishing on both sides of the dialogue. The hard truth of this world is that we are all going to experience disappointment, frustration, failure, loss, rejection, illness, injury, aging, and death at some point. She is also an assistant clinical professor in the clinical science program at the University of California, Berkeley. These are likely to be your Life Values. Why is life so difficult? The Reality Slap offers a four-part path for healing from crises based on acceptance and commitment therapy. Frank and Davidsons The Transdiagnostic Road Map to Case Formulation and Treatment Planning is extraordinarily practical.
Judicious use of case vignettes and transcripts brings concepts to life. For over twenty years she has worked as a cognitive behavioral clinician specializing in the treatment of adults with mood and anxiety disorders. . The Thriving Adolescent offers teachers, counselors, and mental health professionals powerful techniques for working with adolescents. Psychologists and human resource professionals will use this program to conduct employee training in workplace settings. Their research summaries on transdiagnostic mechanisms and easy-to-use formulation and treatment planning worksheets will make your work smarter and more efficient.
Thats why you need fresh, new resources for your professional library. Its a practical guide for a patient-centered, functional approach, and provides case examples with individuals, couples, and groups. Synopsis As a mental health professional, you know its a real challenge to help clients develop the psychological skills they need to live a vital life. It is a practical and accessible presentation of best practices based on mindfulness and acceptance. It's also a revolutionary new way to view the human condition, packed full of exciting new tools, techniques, and strategies for promoting profound behavioral change. If you are searching for a more focused therapeutic approach that requires fewer follow-up visits with clients, or if you are simply looking for a way to make the most of each session, this is your guide. Finally, college administrators and staff can gain ideas for implementing mindfulness practices in various campus contexts to help p romote student mental health or academic engagement.