This handy 8 1/2 x 11 manual provides a step-by-step guide to the clinical strategies and tools presented in Treatment for Chronic Depression. Each chapter summarizes one step of the CBASP technique and details precisely how to implement the skills training procedures. Featuring paper-and-pencil exercises based on realistic case vignettes, the manual helps therapists master the process of clinical decision making within CBASP.
James P. McCullough, Jr., PhD, received his doctorate from the University of Georgia. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and was elected a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Psychological Forensic Examiners. He is currently codirector of the Adult Psychotherapy Clinical Training Program at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he is also Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Executive Director of the Unipolar Mood Disorders Institute. An award-winning educator and researcher, Dr. McCullough has taught clinical psychology graduate students since 1970. His areas of special interest are dysthymia, double depression, and chronic major depression, particularly diagnostic criteria; unipolar diagnostic category psychosocial comparisons; and cognitive and single-case methodology evaluating both private practice and research. He is the author of many publications, including Treatment for Chronic Depression: Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy.