Cognitive Therapy for Chronic Pain A Step-by-Step Guide

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Author: Beverly Thorn
Publisher: Guilford Press
Publication Date: 2017
ISBN 10: 1462531695
ISBN 13: 9781462531691
eISBN: 9781462531882
Edition: 2nd
This go-to manual--now revised and significantly expanded with more than 50% new material--has guided thousands of clinicians to help clients with chronic pain manage their symptoms and restore function. The volume provides everything needed to implement 10 treatment modules that draw on proven cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies. It includes 56 reproducible client handouts and assessment tools that purchasers can photocopy from the book or download and print from the companion website. The website also offers access to downloadable audio recordings of relaxation exercises narrated by the author, plus supplemental resources for treating clients with lower levels of literacy. New to This Edition *Incorporates over a decade of important advances in pain research and clinical practice. *Treatment modules now designed to be less dependent on each other, so clients can enter a group at any point after an introductory session. *Expanded with motivational enhancement, relaxation, and mindfulness techniques. *Many new handouts, assessment tools, and therapist scripts, as well as audio downloads. *Increases patient buy-in with an accessible treatment rationale grounded in state-of-the-art brain research.
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