Designed to bring about lasting change in clients with personality disorders and other complex difficulties, schema therapy combines proven cognitive-behavioral techniques with elements of interpersonal, experiential, and psychodynamic therapies. This book, written by the model's developer and two of its leading practitioners, is the first major text for clinicians wishing to learn and use this popular integrative approach. Provided in one comprehensive volume are an authoritative conceptual overview and step-by-step guidelines for assessment and treatment. Clinicians learn innovative ways to rapidly conceptualize challenging cases; explore the client's childhood history; identify and modify self-defeating behavioral patterns; use imagery and other experiential techniques in treatment; and maximize the power of the therapeutic relationship. Including detailed protocols for treating borderline personality disorder and narcissistic personality disorder, the book is illustrated with numerous clinical examples.This book, written by the modela#39;s developer and two of its leading practitioners, is the first major text for clinicians wishing to learn and use this popular integrative approach.
|Author||:||Jeffrey E. Young, Janet S. Klosko, Marjorie E. Weishaar|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Press - 2003|