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CPT is endorsed by the U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Defense, the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, and the U.K. National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) as a best practice for the treatment of PTSD.
New to This Edition
*Fully rewritten to reflect over a decade of clinical, empirical, and theoretical developments, as well as changes in DSM-5 and ICD-11.
*Increased research-to-practice focus--helps the clinician apply the recommendations in specific clinical situations.
*New chapters on previously covered treatments: early interventions, psychopharmacotherapy for adults and children, and EMDR therapy.
*Chapters on additional treatments: prolonged exposure, cognitive processing therapy, cognitive therapy, combined psychotherapy and medication, e-mental health, and complementary and alternative approaches.
*Chapters on cutting-edge topics, including personalized interventions and advances in implementation science.
Presenting an evidence-based treatment for couples in which one or both partners suffer from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), this step-by-step manual is packed with practical clinical guidance and tools. The therapy is carefully structured to address both PTSD symptoms and associated relationship difficulties in a time-limited framework. It is grounded in cutting-edge knowledge about interpersonal aspects of trauma and its treatment. Detailed session outlines and therapist scripts facilitate the entire process of assessment, case conceptualization, and intervention. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 50 reproducible handouts and forms.