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A Therapist’s Manual for Cognitive Behavior Therapy in by Lawrence I. Sank, Carolyn S. Shaffer (auth.)

By Lawrence I. Sank, Carolyn S. Shaffer (auth.)

One of the nice merits of rational-emotive treatment (RET) and cog­ nitive habit remedy (CBT) is they usually hire psycho­ academic methods-including bibliotherapy, workshops, lectures, classes, recordings, and flicks. I created RET at the start of 1955 after I had deserted the perform of psychoanalysis simply because i discovered it to be hugely inefficient and philosophically superficial. Being virtually hooked on one-to-one remedy because of my analytic education and event, I in the beginning did RET simply with person consumers and located this pioneering type of CBT significantly more beneficial than the opposite ther­ apies with which I had experimented. through 1957, even if, i spotted that RET will be taught to giant num­ bers of people via self-help books and articles and that RET -ori­ ented writings couldn't purely end up helpful to most of the people yet that they can even be effectively hired to hasten and accentuate the treatment of my person consumers. I for that reason wrote a couple of RET self­ support books-especially how you can reside with a Neurotic (1957), intercourse with out Guilt (1958), a brand new advisor to Rational dwelling (with Robert A. Harper; unique variation, 1961), and A consultant to winning Marriage (with Robert A. Harper, 1961).

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THE SCREENING PROCEDURE OVERVIEW Administration of Research Instruments Preparing the Patient for the Screening Interview Discussion of the Individual's Symptoms and Problem Areas Development of Personal Goals for Each Group Module and for the Group Experience as a Whole Description of the Group Experience, Emphasizing its Relevance to the Patient's Goals and Problem Areas Clarification of Questions or Misconceptions about the Group Explanation of Group Ground Rules Explanation of Attendance/Performance Record and Contract INTRODUCTION The pre group screening procedure is designed to follow a thorough clinical evaluation.

The additional emphasis on the upcoming session helps the group member to take an active role in planning the progress of his treatment. Often, at the end of the group, a patient may wish he had brought up 48 CHAPTER 3 something that was bothering him or had given some feedback to another group member. These realizations are often lost during the week, and the reminder form can serve to jog one's memory so that the desired goals can be accomplished the following week. Finally, these forms serve as additional feedback to the therapists on how well the participants are learning and incorporating what is being presented to them each week.

3. Read Chapters 1 through 3 in Burns's Feeling Good (see Appendix 9). 4. Have one phone contact with your buddy. THE RELAXATION MODULE-SESSION 2 OVERVIEW Distribution of AlP Sheets, Attendance Taking, Review of Homework, and Completion of AlP Sheets Answering Questions about Homework Assignment Collection of AlP Sheets and Relaxation Practice Logs Deep Muscle Relaxation Homework Assignment Feedback to Therapists Personal Reminder Form Materials needed: 1. AlP Sheet for each patient (Appendix 6) 2.

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