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Author Leahy, Robert L.

Title Emotion regulation in psychotherapy : a practitioner's guide / by Robert L. Leahy, Dennis Tirch, Lisa A. Napolitano
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction : why is emotion regulation important? -- Emotional schema therapy -- Validation -- Identification and refutation of emotion myths -- Mindfulness -- Acceptance and willingness -- Compassionate mind training -- Enhancing emotional processing -- Cognitive restructuring -- Stress reduction
Summary "Highly practical and accessible, this unique book gives therapists powerful tools for helping patients learn to cope with feared or avoided emotional experiences. The book presents a menu of effective intervention options--including schema modification, stress management, acceptance, mindfulness, self-compassion, cognitive restructuring, and other techniques--and describes how to select the best ones for particular patients or situations. Provided are sample questions to pose to patients, specific interventions to use, suggested homework assignments, illustrative examples and sample dialogues, and troubleshooting tips. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the volume is packed with over 65 reproducible handouts and forms"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cognitive therapy.
Emotions -- Psychological aspects.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Stress, Psychological -- psychology.
Form Electronic book
Author Napolitano, Lisa A.
Tirch, Dennis D., 1968-
ISBN 1283239159
160918484X (electronic bk.)
9781609184841 (electronic bk.)