Change for the Better
Personal development through practical psychotherapy
Cognitive Psychology | Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
This bestselling book has helped thousands of people find ways of dealing with everyday emotional difficulties, and also supported practitioners and trainee psychotherapists in their work with patients. This fifth edition features up-to- date thinking and practice from Cognitive Analytic Psychotherapy and includes new content on:
· Trauma and Complex Trauma
· Relational mapping
· Group Work.
Further updates include a new foreword, updated references, and new chapter summaries and conclusions.
The best possible compendium on Cognitive Analytic Therapy, presented clearly and thoughtfully in this latest edition.
Elizabeth McCormick has the unusual ability to transform psychotherapeutic concepts into a language that enables clients to draw on these models for their own use. This book should be recommended to anyone wishing to understand and work through their suffering and to gain greater clarity and emotional resilience.
This is that rare thing – a wise, compassionate and above all practical book, grounded in years of good psychotherapy practice. Imbued with the understanding that we are selves in relation to others, it is straightforward without being simplistic. It delivers what it promises, whether for self-help, a supportive resource in therapy or as a readable introduction to therapeutic change
It’s tough to combine a wise, compassionate and practical book in one – but this succeeds well
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Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1 - Change is Possible