- a detailed account of cognitive models, including new perspectives
- state–of–the–art applications of cognitive therapy
- case examples demonstrating the real world application of techniques
- specific coverage of major categories of anxiety disorders
- knowledge based on very substantial treatment and outcome experience
Assessment: An Overview.
Cognitive Therapy: Basic Characteristics.
Cognitive Therapy: Basic Techniques.
Hypochondriasis: Health Anxiety.
Generalised Anxiety Disorder.
Future Developments in Cognitive Therapy.
Adrian Wells, PhD, is Professor of Clinical and Experimental Psychopathology at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom, and Professor II in Clinical Psychology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. He is internationally known for his contributions to understanding psychopathological mechanisms and advancing cognitive–behavioral therapy, particularly for anxiety disorders. The originator of metacognitive therapy, Dr. Wells has published over 130 scientific papers, chapters, and books. He is Associate Editor of the journals Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, and is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Wells is a founder and director of the Metacognitive Therapy Institute and a patron of the charity Anxiety UK.