Integrative CBT for Anxiety Disorders applies a systematic integrative approach, Cognitive Hypnotherapy (CH), to the psychological treatment of anxiety disorders; it demonstrates how simple techniques can be used to create a therapeutic context within which CBT is more effective. * An evidence-based approach to enhancing CBT with hypnosis and mindfulness when treating anxiety disorders shows how simple techniques can be used to create a therapeutic context within which CBT can become more effective * Offers detailed and comprehensive coverage for practitioners, with specific protocols for each anxiety disorders covered and a hort case study per treatment chapter in order to demonstrate the approach in action * Anxiety disorders is an area where the interaction between conscious and unconscious processes is especially important, and where the use of hypnotherapeutic and mindfulness techniques can therefore be especially effective * Builds on the author s research and experience and develops his significant earlier work in this area notably Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders (Wiley, 2008)
ASSEN ALLADIN is a clinical psychologist and adjunct associate professor at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary Medical School, Canada. He has practiced and taught both hypnosis and clinical psychology for three decades. Dr Alladin has published over 30 chapters and papers on clinical hypnosis, and is the author of Handbook of Cognitive-Hypnotherapy for Depression: An Evidence-Based Approach (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007), Hypnotherapy Explained (Radcliffe Publishing, 2008) and Cognitive Hypnotherapy: An Integrated Approach to the Treatment of Emotional Disorders (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).
About the Author viii Foreword x Preface xiii Acknowledgements xvi 1 An Integrative Approach for Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders 1 Overview 1 Introduction 1 Self -Wounds Model of Anxiety Disorders 2 Summary 13 2 Integrated Therapy for Anxiety Disorders 14 Overview 14 Integrated Therapy 14 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Anxiety Disorders 16 Summary 52 3 Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) 54 Case of Betty 54 Diagnostic Criteria for Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) 55 Prevalence of Social Anxiety Disorder 56 Causes of Social Anxiety Disorder 57 Treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder 58 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Social Anxiety Disorder 59 Summary 77 4 Specific Phobia 79 Case of Mandy 79 Diagnostic Criteria for Specific Phobia 80 Prevalence of Specific Phobia 80 Causes of Specific Phobia 81 Treatment of Specific Phobia 83 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Specific Phobia 84 Summary 103 5 Panic Disorder 104 Case of Harry 104 Diagnostic Criteria for Panic Disorder 105 Prevalence of Panic Disorder 106 Causes of Panic Disorder 106 Treatments for Panic Disorder 108 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Panic Disorder 109 Summary 139 6 Generalized Anxiety Disorder 141 Case of Fred 141 Diagnostic Criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder 142 Prevalence of Generalized Anxiety Disorder 143 Causes of Generalized Anxiety Disorder 144 Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder 144 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Generalized Anxiety Disorder 146 Summary 175 7 Agoraphobia 176 Case of Margaret 176 Diagnostic Criteria for Agoraphobia 177 Prevalence of Agoraphobia 178 Causes of Agoraphobia 178 Treatment of Agoraphobia 181 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Agoraphobia 184 Summary 207 8 Separation Anxiety Disorder 208 Case of Andrew 208 Diagnostic Criteria for Separation Anxiety Disorder 209 Prevalence of Separation Anxiety Disorder 210 Causes of Separation Anxiety Disorder 211 Treatment of Separation Anxiety Disorder 212 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Separation Anxiety Disorder 213 Case of Fran 233 Summary 239 9 Selective Mutism 241 Case of Jessica 241 Diagnostic Criteria for Selective Mutism 243 Prevalence of Selective Mutism 243 Causes of Selective Mutism 244 Treatment of Selective Mutism 245 Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Selective Mutism 246 Summary 275 10 Conclusions and Future Directions 276 Appendix A 278 Appendix B 280 References 285 Index 319