Effective Psychotherapy for Individuals with Brain Injury

Ronald M. Ruff and Serana K. Chester

Hardcovere-bookprint + e-book
July 25, 2014
ISBN 9781462516780
Price: $55.00 $10.00?
248 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"
August 4, 2014
PDF and ePub ?
Price: $55.00
248 Pages
print + e-book
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Price: $110.00 $66.00
248 Pages
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Combining scientific expertise with psychotherapeutic acumen, this book is highly accessible and packed with clinical tools. Part I provides essential information on how acquired brain injury affects emotional functioning. Part II describes practical, specially tailored ways to treat anxiety, depression, and anger related to brain damage, and to help patients regain a sense of meaning and value in their lives. The book shows how standard psychotherapeutic interventions can be adapted for the brain-injured population, as well as which approaches may be contraindicated. It presents a biopsychosocial framework for assessment and treatment that integrates emotional support, cognitive-behavioral techniques, and acceptance- and mindfulness-based strategies.