Synopses & Reviews
This guide combines practical teachings drawn from Schuyler's highly acclaimed workshops with personal encouragement for trainees to be real and creative persons in their therapeutic practice. The work is nothing less than a clinical tutorial: a focused conversation addressing controversial issues in psychotherapy such as how to establish a here-and-now focus, how to use selective self-disclosure, and how to replace a patient monologue with a therapeutic dialogue. Schuyler succeeds in shifting the focus from learning about cognitive therapy to learning to do cognitive therapy. Trainees in psychotherapy will find this book invaluable while trainers and supervisors will pick up as a highly useful adjunct to their own training materials. This book is a revised and thoroughly expanded edition of Schuyler's 1991 book, .
THIS BOOK PREPARES STUDENTS and therapists to apply a cognitive therapy model to office practice. It tells readers "what works that therapists do" and presents effective cognitive therapy techniques for various situations including treating depression, dealing with relationships, and growing older.
offers trainees in psychology, psychiatry, social work, or counseling a way to learn how one effectively practices cognitive therapy.
About the Author
Dean Schuyler, M.D.M., is a nationally recognized expert in Cognitive Therapy who has treated patients for over thirty years. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. A Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Schuyler is also a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.