12. Role of the Positive CBT Therapist

  1. Fredrike Bannink

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch12

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

How to Cite

Bannink, F. (2012) Role of the Positive CBT Therapist, in Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch12

Author Information

  1. Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119952701

Online ISBN: 9781118328941

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Keywords:

  • role of the Positive CBT therapist;
  • mental health practitioners and stress, burnout, substance abuse;
  • ACCA's report on distress and impairment in psychologists;
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy and Psychology, for therapists' lighter workload;
  • therapist's posture of “not-knowing” developing interviewing skills;
  • problems, determined by how people respond to each other;
  • solution-focused, from “below and together” to “above and together”;
  • alliance between psychologist and client, a robust predictor of outcome;
  • therapists, and sense of healing involvement requiring evaluation;
  • measuring outcomes, with ORS and the SRS

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Watering the Flowers

  • Role of the Positive CBT Therapist

  • Supertherapists

  • Easy and Fun

  • The Alliance Revisited

  • Microanalysis

  • Benefits for Therapists