This handbook is the first to provide a conceptual framework and rationaleabased on scientific, theoretical, and empirical evidenceafor combining cognitive behavior therapy with hypnotherapy in treating clinical depression. The conceptual frameworkathe Circular Feedback Model of Depressionaallows clinicians to adopt an evidence-based practice in psychotherapy, integrating the best research with clinical expertise in the context of patient characteristics, culture, and preferences. The book offers detailed guidance in applying empirically supported principles of psychological assessment, treatment protocols, therapeutic relationship, and intervention.This chapter discusses the role of cognitive hypnotherapy case conceptualization in selecting effective and efficient treatment strategies. This approach emphasizes the role of cognitive distortions, negative self-instructions, irrational automatic thoughts and beliefs, ... Persons (1989) posited that psychological disorders occur at two levels: overt difficulties and underlying psychological mechanisms.
|Title||:||Handbook of Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Depression|
|Publisher||:||Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2007|