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CBT for Personality Disorders

1st Edition

Henck van Bilsen; Brian Thomson
eISBN-13: 9781446241653

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This key new text on CBT for personality disorders offers a unique trainee guide to this complex area. The book provides a practical, hands-on overview of the treatment strategies for working with personality disorders, linking these with the theory of both cognitive and behavioural approaches. Covering the full range of personality disorders, this is the most rounded and introductory guide yet. Key content includes:



- therapist self-care; avoiding pitfalls


- holding the CBT line in challenging circumstances, across a range of multi-disciplinary settings


- exploration of the therapeutic relationship and engagement strategies


- reflections on the evidence for CBT and personality problems


- chapter introductions and summaries, key learning points and reflective questions


- case examples and vignettes.



This book is an important resource for anyone wishing to use their CBT training with clients presenting personality disorders.

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ISBNs 9781849202947, 9781849202947, 184920294X, 9781849202947, 9781849202930, 9781849202930, 9781446241653, 9781446210130, 1446241653
Language English
Number of Pages 168
Edition 1st