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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult ADHD: Targeting Executive Dysfunction

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Synopsis:

Presenting an evidence-based treatment approach developed over 10 years of therapeutic work with adults with ADHD, this book is highly practical and accessible. It describes effective cognitive-behavioral strategies for helping clients improve key time-management, organizational, and planning abilities that are typically impaired in ADHD. Each of the 12 group sessions--which can also be adapted for individual therapy--is reviewed in step-by-step detail. Handy features include quick-reference Leader Notes for therapists, engaging in-session exercises, and reproducible take-home notes and homework assignments. The book also provides essential guidance for conducting clinical evaluations and overcoming treatment roadblocks. The treatment program presented in this book received the Innovative Program of the Year Award from CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD).

Synopsis:

This highly practical book provides evidence-based strategies for helping adults with ADHD build essential skills for time management, organization, planning, and coping. Each of the 12 group sessions--which can also be adapted for individual therapy--is reviewed in step-by-step detail. Handy features include quick-reference Leader Notes for therapists, engaging in-session exercises, and reproducible take-home notes and homework assignments. The paperback edition includes the adult ADHD criteria from DSM-5. The treatment program presented in this book received the Innovative Program of the Year Award from CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD).

About the Author

Mary V. Solanto, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the ADHD Center in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Solanto has worked extensively with adults and children with ADHD. Her research and publications address the cognitive and behavioral functioning of individuals with ADHD, the effects of psychostimulants, and the characteristics of the predominantly inattentive subtype of ADHD. Dr. Solanto is active in the training of psychiatrists and psychologists to diagnose and treat ADHD and related disorders. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Attention Disorders and presents to adult groups on strategies to improve organization and self-management.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Mary V. Solanto

*THERAPIST GUIDE

1. The Adult with ADHD and the Development of the Treatment Program, Mary V. Solanto

2. Diagnostic Evaluation of ADHD in Adults, Mary V. Solanto, David J. Marks, and Jeanette Wasserstein

3. How to Be a Successful Therapist: A Guide to Substance and Style, Mary V. Solanto, David J. Marks, and Jeanette Wasserstein

4. Profiles of Patient Response to the Treatment: Tailoring Therapy to Individual Cases, Mary V. Solanto, David J. Marks, Jeanette Wasserstein, and Katherine J. Mitchell

5. Modifying the Treatment for Use in Individual Therapy, Jeanette Wasserstein, Mary V. Solanto, and David J. Marks

6. Evidence Base for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, David J. Marks

*TREATMENT MANUAL

*Resources

Product Details

ISBN:
9781462509638
Author:
Solanto, Mary V.
Publisher:
Guilford Publications
Subject:
Psychology-ADD and ADHD
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
214
Dimensions:
10 x 7 in

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Presenting an evidence-based treatment approach developed over 10 years of therapeutic work with adults with ADHD, this book is highly practical and accessible. It describes effective cognitive-behavioral strategies for helping clients improve key time-management, organizational, and planning abilities that are typically impaired in ADHD. Each of the 12 group sessions--which can also be adapted for individual therapy--is reviewed in step-by-step detail. Handy features include quick-reference Leader Notes for therapists, engaging in-session exercises, and reproducible take-home notes and homework assignments. The book also provides essential guidance for conducting clinical evaluations and overcoming treatment roadblocks. The treatment program presented in this book received the Innovative Program of the Year Award from CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD).
"Synopsis" by ,
This highly practical book provides evidence-based strategies for helping adults with ADHD build essential skills for time management, organization, planning, and coping. Each of the 12 group sessions--which can also be adapted for individual therapy--is reviewed in step-by-step detail. Handy features include quick-reference Leader Notes for therapists, engaging in-session exercises, and reproducible take-home notes and homework assignments. The paperback edition includes the adult ADHD criteria from DSM-5. The treatment program presented in this book received the Innovative Program of the Year Award from CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD).
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