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Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies

Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies
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Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies

Now for the first time this unique book draws together a veritable ‘who’s who’ of leading CBT researchers and practitioners presenting their work at the 2016 WCBCT. Over 190 leading researchers and practitioners from across Britain, Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia contribute to 53 concise and insightful essays summarising their work, where it fits in the broader field, clinical implications, and directions for future research and practice. Together they illustrate the tremendous capacity for CBT to contribute to the mental and physical wellbeing of people everywhere. 

Topics covered include:

  • child, adolescent and youth mental health
  • anxiety
  • trauma, PTSD and grief
  • obesity and eating disorders
  • depression and bipolar disorders
  • obsessive compulsive and related disorders
  • psychosis
  • alcohol and substance misuse
  • health and chronic medical disorders
  • comorbidity
  • transdiagnostic issues
  • e-therapy
  • training, practice and access


Innovations and Future Directions in the Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies

Edited by Ross G. Menzies, Michael Kyrios, Nikolaos Kazantzis

University of Sydney, Australian National University, Monash University

Child, Adolescent and Youth Mental Health

1. The development of anxiety in childhood and adolescence: The transmission of cognitive biases by Jinnie Ooi, Helen F. Dodd, Lorraine Fliek, Peter Muris.


2. Low intensity and school based interventions for children with anxiety: Outcomes, challenges and future directions by Paul Stallard, Cathy Creswell, Krystal Lewis, Tom Ollendick and Polly Waite.


3. Long-term outcome and predictors of outcome in CBT for youth anxiety by Jon Fauskanger Bjaastad, Gro Janne Henningsen Wergeland, Krister Westlye Fjermestad, Arne Kodal, Bente Storm Mowatt Haugland, Ingvar Bjelland, Einar R Heiervang, Lars-Göran Öst, and Jennie L. Hudson.


4. Exploring research across different countries, languages and formats, of the FRIENDS programs by Marthinus Bekker.


5. Interventions for school refusal and truancy: A case of 'old dogs in need of new tricks'? by David A. Heyne and Brandy R. Maynard.


6. Effects of bullying victimization on mental health outcomes in Australian youth by Sally Fitzpatrick and Kay Bussey.


7. Innovations in CBT for young people: Improving access and outcomes for vulnerable youth by Irene Sclare and Daniel Michelson.


8. Innovative approaches to preventing and reducing substance use and mental health problems by Nicola C. Newton, Maree Teesson, Lexine Stapinski, Yael Perry, Fiona Shand and Helen Christensen.


9. "Screen time” and pathological technology use: Innovations in conceptualising and treating problems by Gerri Minshall and Daniel King.


2. Anxiety and Its Disorders


10. Broadening the research areas on social anxiety disorder by Junwen Chen, Erica Crome, Sarah Cox, Yulisha Byrow, Yoshihiro Kanai, Kristy Johnstone, Ryan Balzan, Lorna Peters, Quincy Wong, Andrew Baillie and Stefan Hofmann.


11. Evidence-based developments of CBT for late life anxiety by Naoko Kishita, Ken Laidlaw, Viviana M. Wuthrich, Sarah J. Egan and Marie Chellingsworth.


3. Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders


12. The self in psychological disorders: The example of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders by Daniel B. Fassnacht, Claire Ahern, Nathan Haymes, Adrienne Turnell, and Michael Kyrios.


13. Body dysmorphic disorder in children and adolescents: Advances in theoretical and clinical research by Sophie C. Schneider, Lara J. Farrell, Cynthia M. Turner, and Haley J. Webb.


14. Advances in cognitive behavioural models and treatments of trichotillomania (hair pulling disorder) by Imogen C. Rehm, Jade Walters, Reneta Slikboer, Tanya Arabatzoudis, Richard Moulding, Mark Boschen, and Maja Nedeljkovic.


4. Trauma, PTSD and Grief


15. Psychological mechanisms underpinning psychopathology in refugees by Belinda Liddell, Ola Ahmed, Rosanna Pajak, Emma Doolan and Angela Nickerson.


16. Traumatic events, cognitive processes, and the development of psychological interventions for youth by Anna McKinnon, R. Meiser-Stedman, S. Hogan and  Reg. D. V. Nixon


17. Understanding, screening and treating anger in posttraumatic stress disorder by Tony McHugh, David Forbes, Jacqueline Costello, David Said, Nathan Alkemade and Richard Cash.


18. Adapting CBT for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Prolonged Grief Disorder for Complex Populations and Settings by Katie S. Dawson, Fiona Maccallum, Lucy Kenny & Richard A. Bryant.


5. Obesity and Eating Disorders


19. Novel interventions for eating disorders and other transdiagnostic outcomes by Mia Pellizzer and Tracey Wade.


20. Automatic processes in eating behavior: Understanding and overcoming food cue-reactivity by Leentje Vervoort, Karolien Van den Akker, Ghislaine Schyns, Naomi Kakoschke, Eva Kemps, Caroline Braet


21. Food: Treat or threat or treatment? Reward and punishment in eating behavior and interventions to change them by Leentje Vervoort, Laura Vandeweghe, Karolien Van den Akker, Nienke Jonker, Caroline Braet, Eva Kemps


22. Child and adolescent obesity: Is cognitive-behavioural therapy part of our solution? by Gerri Minshall and Caroline Braet.


6. Depression and Bipolar Disorders


23. Cognitive processes: The role of rumination in depression and transdiagnostically by Michelle L. Moulds, Katie Chung, Ann Martin & Suraj Samtani


24. New psychosocial approaches to bipolar disorder by Thilo Deckersbach, Weilynn C. Chang, Amy T. Peters, Jonathan P. Stange, Alexandra K. Gold, Casey M. Hearing, Louisa G. Sylvia, Michael Berk, Pedro Vieira da Silva Magalhaes, Darin Dougherty and Andrew A. Nierenberg.


25. Predictors and moderators of treatment response for psychotherapy for depression in bipolar disorder by Thilo Deckersbach, Alexandra K. Gold, Amy T. Peters, Jonathan P. Stange, Weilynn C. Chang, Louisa G. Sylvia, Michael Berk, Pedro Vieira da Silva Magalhaes, Darin D. Dougherty, Andrew A. Nierenberg and Natasha Hansen.


7. Psychosis 


26. Improving the implementation fidelity and reach of ACT for complex needs by Hamish J McLeod, Ross White and Louise Johns.


27. Emotional processes in understanding and treating psychosis by Hamish J McLeod, Neil Thomas, Susan L Rossell and Andrew Gumley.


8. Alcohol and Substance Misuse


28. Beyond CBT: What is the future of alcohol use disorder treatment and prevention? by Matthew J. Gullo, Jason M. Coates,  Kiri Patton, Jason P. Connor.


29. The interplay between emotion and biased cognitive processing in problematic consumption by Lies Notebaert, Henry Austin, Peter J. de Jong, Eva Kemps, Colin MacLeod and Reinout Wiers.


9. Health and Chronic Medical Disorders


30. Motivational interviewing and CBT to improve health and well-being by Amanda L. Baker, Leanne Hides, Peter J. Kelly, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Yasmina Nasstasia, and Max Birchwood


31. Navigating the impact of serious illness across the family system using evidence-based therapeutic approaches by Ursula Sansom-Daly, Brittany C. McGill, Nadine A. Kasparian, Pandora Patterson, Frank Muscara, and Claire E. Wakefield


32. Depression and anxiety following traumatic brain injury: Can these high prevalence disorders be effectively treated using adapted cognitive behavioural therapy? by Jennie Ponsford, Dana Wong,  Adam McKay, Yvette Alway, Kerrie Haines,  Nicole K Lee, Marina Downing and Meaghan L. O’Donnell


33. Information processing and stuttering by Robyn Lowe, Mark Onslow, Ann Packman, Sue O’Brian and Ross Menzies.


34. Behavioural and cognitive treatments for children, adolescents and adults who stutter by Mark Onslow, Robyn Lowe, Ross Menzies, and Anthony Gunn.


10. Comorbidity


35. Cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with obsessive–compulsive disorder and autism spectrum disorder: Influence of comorbidity and improvement of treatment outcomes by Akiko Nakagawa, Junichiro Kanazawa, Fumiyo Oshima, Aki Tsuchiyagito


36. Innovations in cognitive behaviour therapy for the treatment of co-existing mental health and substance misuse by Hermine Graham and Amanda Baker.


37. How do we best treat comorbid substance use and mental disorders? Evidence-based approaches to integrated treatment by Mark Deady, Katherine Mills, Maree Teesson, Frances Kay-Lambkin, Joanne Ross, Andrew Baillie, and Mirjana Subotic.


38. Outcome evaluation in a private practice setting by Chris Mackey and Megan L. Henderson.


11. Transdiagnostic Issues


39. The dread of death and its relationship to mental health by Rachel E. Menzies and Lisa Iverach.


40. New approaches in theory and treatment of clinical perfectionism in social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders by Sarah Egan.


41. When fear and sadness turn into pathological emotions: The transdiagnostic process of generalization by Kim Haesen, Jens Van Lier, Peter Lovibond & Ann Meulders


42. Interventions for transdiagnostic processes in emotional disorders by Junwen Chen, Kristy Johnstone, Shin-ichi Ishikawa, Peter M. McEvoy, Alexander Tee, David Rimmington, Kirsten Vale, Rachel Graville, Sarra Hayes, Robert Kane, Jonathan Foster and Jennifer Hudson.


43. Innovations in transdiagnostic internet and face-to-face treatments for anxiety and depression in adults by Jill M. Newby.


44. Theoretical relevance of attentional bias, and starting point for treatment: The case of body dissatisfaction by Nienke C. Jonker and Peter J. de Jong


12. E-therapy


45. A recommended process for development and evaluation of eTools for mental health and wellbeing by Stoyan Stoyanov, Leanne Hides, David J. Kavanagh, Davina Sanders, Wendell Cockshaw, Madhavan Mani.


46. From research to implementation: The eCentreClinic and MindSpot Clinic by Nickolai Titov, Lauren G. Staples, Vincent J. Fogliati, and Blake F. Dear.


47. Healthy mind, healthy body: Recent advances in internet-delivered interventions for chronic physical conditions and their comorbidities by Jill M. Newby.


13. Training, Practice and Access Issues


48. Advancing the evidence for therapeutic process as a necessary condition for cognitive behavior therapy outcomes by Nikolaos Kazantzis, Keith S. Dobson and Stefan G. Hofmann.


49. Improving access to psychological therapies (IAPT) in Australia: Evidence-based CBT interventions for anxiety, depression and gambling addiction by Paul Cromarty.


50. Implementation of evidence-based interventions: Barriers and opportunities by Erica Crome, Andrew Baillie, Maree Teesson, Frances Kay-Lambkin and Mark Deady.


51. Understanding, assessing and treating mental health disorders in older adults by Viviana M. Wuthrich and Sunil Bhar.


52. Evaluating cognitive behaviour therapy in private practice settings by Monica O’Kelly, Kathryn Gilson and James Collard.


53. Innovative cognitive-behaviour therapy: Is it the same in private practice and public health? by Gerri Minshall and Stephanie Allen.


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