EP90 Invited Address 03a – Cognitive-Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach in the Field of Psychotherapy – Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. | Instant Download !
The field of psychotherapy is moving toward an integrative approach, both in terms of theory and practice. Or. Meichenbaum will discuss how Cognitive-Behavior Modification attempts to integrate, on the one hand, the clinical concerns of psychodynamic and interpersonal/systems approaches with the technology of behavior therapy on the other hand. He will trace the history of Cognitive-Behavior Modification and examine its future directions. Common clinical treatment issues, such as client resistance, patient noncompliance, and treatment nonadherence that all psychotherapists face will also be considered.
- To trace the evolution of cognitive-behavioral therapy.
- To be able to critically evaluate empirical status of cognitive-behavior modification and indicate future directions.
- To consider an “evidential theory” of behavior change that integrates various therapeutic approaches.