Frank Wills, "Becks Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features"
English | ISBN: 0415439523, 0415439515 | 2009 | 193 pages | PDF | 1 MB
Becks Cognitive Therapy: Distinctive Features explores the key contributions made by Aaron T. Beck to the development of cognitive behaviour therapy.
This book provides a concise account of Becks work against a background of his personal and professional history. The author, Frank Wills, considers the theory and practice of Becks cognitive therapy by firstly examining his contribution to the understanding of psychopathology, and going on to explore Becks suggestions about the best methods of treatment. Throughout the book a commentary of how Becks thinking differs from other approaches to CBT is provided, as well as a summary of the similarities and differences between Becks methods and other forms of treatment including psychoanalysis and humanistic therapy.
Becks Cognitive Therapy will be ideal reading for both newcomers to the field and experienced practitioners wanting a succinct guide.