Modular CBT for Children and Adolescents with Depression (eBook)
Treating children and adolescents with depression is challenging, but the rewards are without measure. For mental health professionals looking to make an important impact in a child’s life, two clinical psychologists offer a user-friendly, step-by-step transdiagnostic approach for effectively treating children with depression using modular cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Modular CBT is well-documented for its flexibility and individualization. This book offers a road map to anyone looking to treat depression in children.
Treating adolescents with depression is challenging. This breakthrough book offers a new, cutting-edge treatment for children and teens with depression using a modular cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach.
Modular CBT for Depressed Children and Adolescents offers a user-friendly, step-by-step transdiagnostic approach to help you treat youths whose depression presents in diverse ways. This manual offers a compelling rationale for using modular cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a brief overview of the limitations in community mental health that led to the development of the modular approach, distinctions from standard CBT, and a review of the current research supporting the effectiveness of this treatment.
Guided by innovative research and best practices, this book provides practical steps for creating a personalized treatment approach for each client that incorporates safety needs, symptoms presentation, etiology, cultural and spiritual background, and family factors. You will also find tools to create a pragmatic conceptualization that can be coupled with the specialized treatment interventions of modular CBT.
If you are looking for a detailed, session-by-session treatment program that includes specific instructions on how to use the modular approach to meet the individualized needs of your clients, this book will be your guide.