Robert D. Friedberg, PhD, ABPP, is Full Professor and Director of the Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth at Palo Alto University. Previously, he directed the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic for Children and Adolescents and the Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship program at Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center. He served as an Extramural Scholar at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Friedberg is coauthor (with Jessica M. McClure and Jolene Hillwig Garcia) of Cognitive Therapy Techniques for Children and Adolescents: Tools for Enhancing Practice.
Jessica M. McClure, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist and the Clinical Director for the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. McClure has presented, written articles and book chapters, and provided training in cognitive-behavioral therapy with children and adolescents. Her expertise includes cognitive-behavioral treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety, depression, and behavioral disorders.
1. Introduction 2. Case Conceptualization 3. Collaborative Empiricism and Guided Discovery 4. Session Structure 5. Introducing the Treatment Model and Identifying Problems 6. Identifying and Connecting Feelings and Thoughts 7. Therapeutic Socratic Dialogues 8. Commonly Used Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques 9. Creative Applications of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy 10. Homework 11. Working with Depressed Children and Adolescents 12. Working with Anxious Children and Adolescents 13. Working with Disruptive Children and Adolescents 14. Working with Youth Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders 15. Working with Parents 16. Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy Epilogue References Index