Year: 1995 Source: New York: A Wiley-Interscience Publication, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1995. p.155-173 SIEC No: 19950093

Cognitive behaviour therapy is problem-focused treatment that seeks to identify & change dysfunctional beliefs & behaviour. It is a collaboration between therapist & family to identify problems, strengths, & solutions to here-&-now difficulties. This chapter discusses characteristics of the therapeutic relationship, goals of the treatment process, & case examples. It outlines 10 sessions for an outpatient therapy program & discusses process, agenda, tasks & homework for each session, (21 Refs.)