Ultra-Brief Cognitive Behavioral Interventions showcases a new practice model to address both physical and psychological health issues in mental health and integrated care settings, utilizing focused interventions in brief treatment formats.
This unique text offers a toolkit of effective interventions and methods - including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) methods that can be used in a very brief time frame of 10-20 minutes - that can be quickly and efficiently applied to ameliorate specific symptoms. The 20 most common interventions in short-term therapy practiced in mental health and integrated care settings are illustrated in session transcriptions of the full course of focused therapy, with common presentations such as depression, anxiety and acute distress, pain, sleep problems, and weight problems.
This book prepares emerging and experienced counselors and therapists to provide short-term therapy for their clients and equips them with the necessary skills to meet the challenges facing mental health care today and in the future.
Ultra-Brief Cognitive Behavioral Interventions: A New Practice Model for Mental Health and Integrated Care
Foreword Introduction Part I: Ultra-Brief Interventions and the Cutting Edge of Clinical Practice 1. Ultra-Brief Interventions in Mental Health and Integrated Care Practice 2. 20 Key Ultra-Brief Interventions in Mental Health and Integrated Care Practice 3. Brief Assessment in Mental Health and Integrated Care Practice 4. Pattern-Focused Therapy in Mental Health and Integrated Care Practice Part II: Application of Ultra-Brief Interventions 5. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Depression 6. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Anxiety and Trauma 7. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Chronic Pain and Medication Misuse 8. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Sleep Problems 9. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Weight Problems 10. Ultra-Brief Interventions with Diabetes Appendices Appendix A: Screening Instruments Appendix B: Patient Handouts Index