Overcoming Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Therapist Protocol (Best Practices for Therapy Series)
|Rating||:||4.87 (658 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||120 Pages|
Good starting point This is a good book for the treatment of GAD. You just have to be flexible and realize not every patient is going to fit this mold.
Empirically based treatment protocols distill the results of carefully designed and replicable scientific studies into a step-by-step, session-by-session treatment plan. All of the therapist protocols in the Best Practices series share these common features:A consistent format and organizationA detailed, session-by-session treatment program that includes worksheets, homework assignments, in-session treatment exercises, and didactic materialSpecific assessment measures—both for the target disorder and for the overall treatment programA treatment plan summary for managed care requirements Each therapist protocol is accompanied by its own corresponding step-by-step client manual, containing all the education materials, worksheets, and skill-building assignments that the client will need.. Effective protocols save time, increase the probability of obtaining good results, make it easier to train and supervise new therapists, and satisfy the needs of third parties to know that the proposed treatment follows the best available practices