Cognitive behavioural therapy for mental health workers: a beginner's guide
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an effective and frequently used psychological treatment. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Mental Health Workers offers the reader a good overview of CBT, allowing them to develop an understanding of the patient's problems, utilise the approach effectively, prepare for supervision, and integrate CBT skills into everyday practice. This clear, comprehensive introduction written by experienced clinicians, describes how to use CBT within the busy clinical environment. Subjects covered include: the therapeutic relationship in CBT; treating anxiety disorders and depression; developing further CBT skills; utilising CBT in different mental health settings; recent developments in practice. This straightforward guide will be essential for all mental health workers who are new to CBT, including nurses, occupational therapists, and counsellors as well as anyone training in mental health professions.