Leading authors, Michael Neenan and Windy Dryden, explain the model and the core techniques used during the therapeutic process to:
- elicit and examine negative automatic thoughts
- uncover and explore underlying assumptions, rules and core beliefs (schemas); and
- maintain gains from therapy.
For newcomers to the subject, this revised and updated edition of Cognitive Therapy in a Nutshell provides the ideal place to start and a springboard to further study.