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Brain-Based Therapy with Adults: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice

Brain-Based Therapy with Adults: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice

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By (author) John B. Arden, By (author) Lloyd Linford

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Format: Other digital
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 250mm x 15mm | 666g
  • Publication date: 10 January 2012
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1118269616
  • ISBN 13: 9781118269619

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Brain-Based Therapy with Adults: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice provides a straightforward, integrated approach that looks at what we currently know about the brain and how it impacts and informs treatment interventions. Authors John Arden and Lloyd Linford, experts in neuroscience and evidence-based practice, reveal how this new kind of therapy takes into account the uniqueness of each client. Presentation of detailed background and evidence-based?interventions for common adult disorders such as anxiety and depression offers you expert advice you can put into practice immediately.

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John B. Arden, PhD, is the Director of Training for the Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers for the Northern California Region. In his capacity, he oversees the internships and postdoctoral psychology residencies in twenty-two medical centers. He is the author of nine other books. Lloyd Linford, PhD, serves as Chairman of Psychiatry and Chemical Dependency Best Practices for Kaiser Permanente's Northern California healthcare system, is a clinical psychologist at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center, and is in private practice in Oakland, California.

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"These authors in this new volume see the value in integrating the biological and psychological in a more seamless way, to both inform and drive the integrated approach further." ( Metapsychology , May 2009)

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An insightful and practical guide that looks at the role neuroscience plays as it relates to the evidence-based treatment of adult disordersWritten in an accessible way, "Brain-Based Therapy with Adults: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice" provides a straightforward, integrated approach that looks at what we currently know about the brain and how it impacts and informs treatment interventions. Authors Arden and Linford show how this new kind of therapy takes into account both the uniqueness of each client, as well as the requirements of standardized care under evidence-based practice--and offers mental health professionals advice that they can put into practice immediately.Relying on research in developmental neurobiology, brain imaging, and evidence-based psychotherapeutic practices, the authors, experts in both neuroscience and evidence-based practice, cover: Recent neuroscientific discoveries and how these can be integrated into evidence-based interventions to create uniquely effective treatmentsDetailed background and evidence-based?interventions for many of the most common adult disorders, such as OCD, ?panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and relationship problemsTips on helping patients re-regulate such neurodynamically important processes as sleep and the mind-body relationshipIncorporating vignettes that illustrate how to include these new treatments into effective client care, "Brain-Based Therapy with Adults: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice" explains the concept of brain-based therapy in a succinct and easy-to-grasp way, enabling therapists to make practical sense of neuroscience and its application within their everyday practice.Also Available: "Brain-Based Therapy with Children and Adolescents: Evidence-Based Treatment for Everyday Practice"

Table of contents

Acknowledgments vii Preface ix About This Book xi 1 How We Change 1 2 Neuroscience: The Fantastic Voyage 18 3 Psychotherapy and the Pax Medica 49 4 The Therapeutic Relationship 69 5 Working with Memory and Emotion 95 6 Dysregulations 120 7 Brain-Based Therapy for Anxiety Disorders 139 8 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder 166 9 Obsessive-Compulsive Reactions 184 10 Depression: The Dark amid the Blaze 202 11 Exercise, Sleep, and Mindfulness 233 References 253 Author Index 297 Subject Index 300