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The Clinician's Guide to CBT Using Mind Over Mood

book the clinician's guide and 5 reasons to buy. They are myth busting, integration, current evidence base, clinical exercise, and extended value.

New to This Edition

  • Detailed instructions on how, when, and why to use each of MOM2’s 60 worksheets.
  • Expanded coverage of effective use of thought records, behavioral experiments, and imagery.
  • Shows how to flexibly tailor MOM2 to address particular anxiety disorders, using distinct principles and protocols.
  • Incorporates evidence-based practices from positive psychology, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy.
  • Updated practice guidelines throughout, based on current clinical research.
  • More content on using MOM2 for therapist self-study and in training programs and classrooms.

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    For Mental Health Professionals

    New Clinical Tip VIDEOs are published approximately 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month. Some of our titles include:

    • Supercharge Activity Scheduling
    • Is Therapy Helping? (measuring change)
    • “Yes But …” Socratic Dialogue Fix
    • Homework? Not Me!!
    • Best Use – Clinician’s Guide. 2 TIPS

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    Your clients may find it useful to visit our website which is designed exclusively for the public. It provides information about the book Mind Over Mood, the best selling self-help book that uses evidence-based methods, as well as CBT resources, recommendations, and a CBT therapist finder. is our website based on the best selling self-help book ...


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    Read how Padesky and Mooney’s model is designed to help clients build positive qualities and how it can be used to build and strengthen personal resilience. 

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    • worksheets you can use with clients
    • socratic dialogue rating scale and manual
    • supervision/consultation worksheet
    • collaborative case conceptualization rating scale (CCCRS)


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    Available only to Mental Health Professionals or graduate students in a mental health field. Not for use by the public.

    We offer CBT training materials on Video DVD and Audio CD for Mental Health Professionals and graduate students in a mental health field. With 8 video DVD CBT clinical demonstrations and 25 Audio CD workshops featuring Christine A. Padesky, PhD.

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    We have provided cognitive behavior therapy training and workshops for CBT therapists worldwide since 1983 and have published since 1998.

    Whether you enjoy reading free articles, reviewing our past CBT workshop topics and sponsors, learning about consultation opportunities or CBT conferences, we hope to provide you with useful, timely and relevant CBT learning materials. We continue to add to our Clinical Corner section with free reprints of many of our journal articles including Strengths-Based CBT as well as new Clinical Tools and Clinical Tip videos.

    Also, we are pleased to offer access to a reprint of one of the best CBT PTSD treatment articles:  Ehlers & Clark’s cognitive model of PTSD. Please check out our book recommendations (including some fun techy stuff), and lists of our favorite CBT associations, conferences, and journals.

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