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How to Beat Depression One Step at a Time

Using evidence-based low-intensity CBT

By Paul Farrand and Marie Chellingsworth

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The first in a series of self-help books for low-intensity patients, a significant gap identified by IAPT workers

The IAPT programme, initiated in 2008, offers both high-intensity and low-intensity therapy. There are currently no self-help materials catering for low-intensity patients. This is the first in a new series of short self-help books for low intensity patients, covering topics such as OCD; generalised anxiety; and panic and agoraphobia. The government continues to invest in IAPT, with the focus shifting towards having more low-intensity workers.

Based upon an evidence based cognitive behavioural therapy approach, this book is written in a friendly, engaging (and jargon-free!) style and encourages interactive reading through tables, illustrations and worksheets. Real life case studies illustrate the use of each intervention and demonstrate how a patient can work through an issue.

Biographical Notes

Marie Chellingsworth is Executive Director of CBT Programmes at the University of East Anglia. Prior to this, she was Director of training programmes for Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) and undergraduate Applied Psychology students at the universities of Nottingham and Exeter. She has worked at national level within the Department of Health, BABCP and BPS committees and Chairs the national IAPT conferences and National Networking Forum for Low Intensity Workers/PWPs.

Paul Farrand is an Associate Professor and Director of Post-Graduate Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWPs) clinical training programmes within Clinical Education, Development and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Exeter. He is involved in various Department of Health education, training and accreditation committees and chairs related committees within the British Psychological Society (BPS) and BABCP.

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  • ISBN: 9781472108838
  • Publication date: 30 Jul 2015
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Robinson
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