This authoritative guide has been completely revised and expanded with over 90% new material in a new step-by-step format. It details how, when, and why therapists can make best use of each chapter in Mind Over Mood, Second Edition (MOM2), in individual, couple, and group therapy. Christine A. Padesky’s extensive experience as a CBT innovator, clinician, teacher, and consultant is reflected in compelling therapist–client dialogues that vividly illustrate core CBT interventions and management of challenging dilemmas. Fully updated, the book offers research-based guidance on the use of MOM2 to treat anxiety disorders, depression, anger, guilt, shame, relationship problems, and personality disorders. Invaluable therapy tips, real-life scenarios, and troubleshooting guides in each chapter make this the essential MOM2 companion for novice and experienced therapists alike. Reproducible Reading Guides show how to sequence MOM2 chapters to target specific moods.
New to This Edition
*Detailed instructions on how, when, and why to use each of MOM2’s 60 worksheets.
*Expanded coverage of effective use of thought records, behavioral experiments, and imagery.
*Shows how to flexibly tailor MOM2 to address particular anxiety disorders, using distinct principles and protocols.
*Incorporates evidence-based practices from positive psychology, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
*Updated practice guidelines throughout, based on current clinical research.
*More content on using MOM2 for therapist self-study and in training programs and classrooms.