Anxiety disorders and OCD are the most common mental health problems of childhood and adolescence. This book provides a complete, step-by-step program for parents looking to alleviate their children's anxiety by changing the way they themselves respond to their children's symptoms.
Every child experiences fear, but when a child experiences fear so consistently that it affects their daily function or well being, it becomes highly likely that an anxiety disorder is to blame. This book shows clinicians how to effectively use evidence-based techniques such as exposure therapy, CBT, and mindfulness to alleviate children's anxiety.
This practical guide for occupational therapists introduces a tried and tested method for moving from assessment to intervention, by formulating plans and measurable goals using the influential Model of Human occupation (MOHO).
A fresh approach for treating mental health issues that speaks to our times, blending mindfulness and spirituality with CBT to overcome negative thinking, achieve deep healing, and attain lasting peace.
Therapists need an effective approach to case conceptualization that has three key functions. It must explain and guide treatment, and it must predict challenges and obstacles that are likely to arise over the course of treatment. This allows therapists to proactively respond. The 15 Minute Case Conceptualization is a clinician-friendly approach that is quick to use and easy to learn and master.
CBT is a form of psychological therapy with a range of approaches that share a common underpinning model of the importance of cognition and behaviour in alleviating psychological distress. This book gives an overview of what CBT is, what it does, when it can be used, and the ways in which the field can adapt to meet future challenges.