Year: 1997 Source: Congress of the International Association for Suicide Prevention, (19th: 1997: Adelaide), p.377 SIEC No: 19980190

Cognitive therapy uses a collaborative approach in which therapist & client work together to explore how maladpative patterns of thoughts, feelings & behaviours contribute to the onset & maintenance of emotional disorder. This workshop focused on how the core techniques of cognitive therapy may be extended to address the special problems of clients who are hopeless & suicidal, drawing upon the latest research findings on the psychological processes underlying hopelessness.