Cognitive Therapy for Adolescents in School Settings
This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on ... Show synopsis This first concise guide to conducting cognitive therapy (CT) with adolescents in school settings features in-depth case examples and hands-on clinical tools. The authors--who include renowned CT originator Aaron T. Beck--provide an accessible introduction to the cognitive model and demonstrate specific therapeutic techniques. Strategies are illustrated for engaging adolescents in therapy, rapidly creating an effective case conceptualization, and addressing a range of clinical issues and stressors frequently experienced in grades 6-12. The challenges and rewards of school-based CT are discussed in detail. In a convenient large-size format with lay-flat binding for easy photocopying, the book contains 16 reproducible handouts, worksheets, and forms. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series.