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Cognitive and Behavioral Theories in Clinical Practice Edited by Nikolaos Kazantzis, Mark A. Reinecke, and Arthur Freeman Foreword by Frank M Dattilio

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Demonstrating the importance of theory for effective clinical practice, this thought-provoking volume brings together leading experts on a range of contemporary cognitive and behavioral approaches. The contributors probe the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of each model—its assumptions about normal psychological processes, the development and maintenance of psychopathology, and the mechanisms by which therapeutic changes take place. The historical antecedents of the theories are examined and studies that have tested them are reviewed. Vivid case studies show practitioners how theory informs clinical decision making and technique in each of the respective approaches.


Foreword by Frank M. Dattilio

1. Philosophy, Psychology, Causes and Treatments of Mental Disorders, Paul M. G. Emmelkamp, Thomas Ehring, and Mark B. Powers

2. Beck's Cognitive Therapy, Jan Scott and Arthur Freeman

3. Problem-Solving Therapy, Arthur M. Nezu, Christine Maguth Nezu, and Thomas J. D'Zurilla

4. Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy, Raymond A. DiGiuseppe

5. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Thomas J. Waltz and Steven C. Hayes

6. Behavioral Activation Therapy, Christopher R. Martell, Sona Dimidjian, and Peter M. Lewinsohn

7. Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Thomas R. Lynch and Prudence Cuper

8. Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Anthony Ryle

9. Positive Psychology and Therapy, Nansook Park, Christopher Peterson, and Steven M. Brunwasser

10. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, Sona Dimidjian, Blair Kleiber, and Zindel V. Segal

11. Emotion-Focused/Interpersonal Cognitive Therapy, Jeremy D. Safran, Catherine Eubanks-Carter, and J. Christopher Muran

12. Concluding Remarks, Nikolaos Kazantzis, Mark A. Reinecke, and Arthur Freeman


Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD, recently assumed a faculty position at La Trobe University in Victoria, Australia, where he teaches and supervises in clinical psychology and cognitive-behavioral therapy. Previously, he served on the staff at Massey University in New Zealand. Dr. Kazantzis’s clinical and research interests center on enhancing the use of therapeutic homework assignments in cognitive-behavioral therapy. He has published over 70 scholarly articles and book chapters and several books, and frequently presents professional workshops for international audiences.

Mark A. Reinecke, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Chief of the Division of Psychology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He serves on the staff of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago. He is a Distinguished Fellow and former president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. His research and clinical interests center on understanding and treating depression and suicide among children and adolescents. Dr. Reinecke's numerous publications include seven books.

Arthur Freeman, EdD, ScD, is Visiting Professor of Psychology at Governors State University, University Park, Illinois. He is also Director of Training, Sheridan Shores Care and Rehabilitation Center, Chicago, and Clinical Professor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Freeman is a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology. His research and clinical interests center on understanding and treating chronic and complex psychological disorders. He has published over 220 chapters, articles, reviews, and books.

Foreword by Frank M. Dattilio, PhD, ABPP, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.

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