promote change, tailoring treatment to the client, assessment and evaluation Four areas of development: classical conditioning, operant conditioning, social cognitive theory, and cognitive behavior therapy Behavior is based on principles and procedures Behavior isn’t limited to overt actions o Incudes internal processes Deals with clients current problems Action oriented Educational approach Functional assessment Look into antecedent events and consequences Theory of Change: Aims to increase people skills so that they have more options for responding to situations o This happens by overcoming debilitating behaviors that restrict one’s choices Learn new behaviors to replace maladaptive behaviors o Assumes that change can take place without insight into underlying dynamics Assessment is an ongoing process of self-monitoring and observation Increase personal choice Interventions: Role play Homework assignments Set goals; ABC Model – behavioral assessment interview Modeling and performance feedback Relaxation training Systematic desensitization Exposure therapies Eye movement desensitization Social skills training Self-management programs Multimodal therapy Mindfulness and acceptance based approaches Positive reinforcement Negative reinforcement Extinction Positive punishment Negative punishment
Flooding Who is in charge? What is the Role of the Client and the Counselor?: Clients are expected to have an active role by engaging in actions to deal with their problems Clients monitor themselves in session and out of session Counselors is aware of culture, and includes social support in the target to change behavior Counselor defines goals, but must be agreed upon Counselor conducts functional assessment Counselor teaches concrete skills through provision and instruction, modeling, and performance feedback Web Resources: Psychotherapy.net Abct.org Meditationandpsychotherapy.org Umassmed.edu/cfm Behavioraltech.com Acceptanceandcommitmenttherapy.com Self-compassion.org Scholarly Articles, Books, and Resources On the Theory: Directory of Graduate Training in Behavior Therapy and Experimental-Clinical Psychology Directory of Psychology Internships: Programs Offering Behavioral Training Behavior Therapy Cognitive and Behavioral Practice Behavior Therapy ( Antony & Roemer, 2011 a) offers a useful and updated overview of behavior therapy. Contemporary Behavior Therapy ( Spiegler, 2016 ) Interviewing and Change Strategies for Helpers ( Cormier, Nurius, & Osborn, 2013 ) Mindfulness and Psychotherapy ( Germer, Siegel, & Fulton, 2013 Wisdom and Compassion in Psychotherapy: Deepening Mindfulness in Clinical Practice ( Germer & Siegel, 2012 ) Sitting Together: Essential Skills for Mindfulness-Based Psychotherapy ( Pollak, Pedulla, &
Siegel, 2014 ) Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression ( Segal, Williams, & Teasdale, 2013 ).
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