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CBT Case Formulation as Therapeutic Process

Editors: Ruggiero, Giovanni Maria, Caselli, Gabriele, Sassaroli, Sandra (Eds.)

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  • Conceptualizes shared case formulation as the core and distinguishing intervention of the main forms of cognitive behavioral therapies (CBTs)
  • Presents the historical background of the main forms of CBTs to show how shared case formulation emerged as their unifying and distinguishing feature
  • Describes practical strategies for therapists to familiarize themselves with the main forms of CBTs
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About this book

This book reasserts the importance of case formulation as the first step in implementing effective cognitive behavioral therapies (CBT), centering it as the main operative tool of CBT approaches by which the therapist handles the whole psychotherapeutic process. Chapters discuss specific CBT interventions and components of the treatment, aspecific factors including therapeutic alliance and relationship, and theoretical and historical background of CBT practices. 
In addition, the book assumes that in CBTs the case formulation is a procedure which is continuously shared and reevaluated between patient and therapist throughout the course of treatment. This aspect is increasingly becoming the distinguishing feature of CBT approaches as it embodies CBT's basic tenets and implies full confidence in patients’ conscious agreement, transparent cooperation and explicit commitment with CBT’s model of clinical change.

About the authors

Giovanni Maria Ruggiero is a practicing private psychotherapist who studied medicine and surgery at the University of Pavia in 1992 and specialized in Psychiatry at the University of Milan in 1998 and in cognitive psychotherapy at the School of cognitive and cognitive therapy behavioral "Cognitive Studies" of Milan in 2001. He is the director of studies at the Post-Degree Cognitive Psychotherapy School ‘Psicoterapia Cognitiva e Ricerca’ in Italy, and lectures at the Post-Degree Cognitive Psychotherapy School ‘Studi Cognitivi’ and at Sigmund Freud University in Vienna and Milan.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

Table of contents (29 chapters)
  • Shared Case Formulation as the Main Therapeutic Process in Cognitive Therapies

    Pages 1-15

    Ruggiero, Giovanni Maria (et al.)

  • Case Formulation in Standard Cognitive Therapy

    Pages 17-33

    Ruggiero, Giovanni Maria (et al.)

  • The Conceptualization Process in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Commentary on Chapter “Case Formulation in Standard Cognitive Therapy”

    Pages 35-38

    Freeman, Arthur

  • Case Formulation in Standard Cognitive Therapy: A Commentary on Chapter “Case Formulation in Standard Cognitive Therapy”

    Pages 39-44

    Hollon, Steven D.

  • Commentary to Chapter “Case Formulation in Standard Cognitive Therapy”: The Use of Goals in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Case Formulation

    Pages 45-58

    Saliani, Angelo Maria (et al.)

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eBook $64.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-63587-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Hardcover $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-63586-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
CBT Case Formulation as Therapeutic Process
Editors
  • Giovanni Maria Ruggiero
  • Gabriele Caselli
  • Sandra Sassaroli
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-63587-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-63587-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-63586-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 311
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations
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