Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse

About the Course:

Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse was written in response to the ever growing need to formulate and test cost-effective treatments for substance abuse disorders. Representing a major advance for meeting this pressing need, cognitive therapy offers a well-documented and demonstrably efficacious psychological treatment model.

Journal/Publisher:

Guilford Press

Publication Date:

1993

Authors

Fred D. Wright; Cory F. Newman; Bruce S. Liese; Aaron T. Beck

About the Authors:

Fred D. White, Ed.D., is the Director of Training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School.

Cory F. Newman, Ph.D., is the Clinical Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy.

Bruce S. Liese, Ph.D., ABPP, is the Director of the Kansas City Center for Cognitive Therapy and Associate Professor of Family Practice and Psychiatry at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Aaron T. Beck, M.D., is a University Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Director of its Center for Cognitive Therapy.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about cognitive therapy of substance abuse. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the cognitive model of addiction.

  2. Explain the theory and therapy of addiction.

  3. Identify relapse prevention in the cognitive therapy of substance abuse.

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