How to Get the Most Out of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT): A client's guide is aimed at those who are either considering consulting a cognitive behaviour therapist or who are actually consulting such a therapist. Written by one of the world's leading CBT practitioners, it will steer you through the CBT process. The guide will help you to decide whether CBT is right for you, give you advice about how to make a therapeutic agreement with a therapist, show you how to prepare for CBT sessions and how to apply what you have learned from CBT after therapy has ended.
How to Get the Most Out of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a concise and practical guide that will help you to understand the CBT process and how to make the most of your therapy, no matter which CBT approach your therapist practises, so that you continue to benefit from it once therapy has ended and can learn to be your own therapist.
Windy Dryden is in full-time clinical and consultative practice and is an international authority on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has worked in psychotherapy for more than 40 years and is the author and editor of over 200 books.
Decide if CBT is For You. Make Practical Agreements With Your Therapist. Make Therapeutic Agreements With Your Therapist. Prepare For Your CBT Therapy Sessions. Understand the Process of Change. Apply What You Learn. Understand and Deal With Lack of Progress. Become Your Own Therapist . Appendices.