Exposure Therapy for Anxiety: Principles and Practice (Paperback) by Abramowitz Jonathan S. Deacon Brett J. Whiteside Stephen P. H.
|Category||Health, Family & Lifestyle|
|Author||Jonathan S. Abramowitz Brett J. Deacon Stephen P. H. Whiteside|
|Number of Pages||398 pages|
|Publisher / Label||Guilford Publications|
|Size||22.90 cm x 2.60 cm x 2.60 cm|
Going beyond one-size-fits-all approaches this indispensable book describes how to design and implement exposure-based interventions for clients suffering from any type of pathological worry or fear. The expert authors translate cutting-edge theory and research into flexible guidelines for real-world clinical practice. They present the nuts and bolts of individualized assessment and treatment planning and offer strategies for engaging clients successfully. Chapters organized around common anxiety triggers feature a wealth of case examples and specific ideas for exposure exercises. Special topics include working with child clients and combining therapy with medication. Several reproducible handouts and forms are provided. This book will be important reading for practitioners and students in clinical psychology psychiatry counseling and social work. It may also serve as a supplemental text in clinically oriented graduate-level courses.