6. Assessment

  1. Fredrike Bannink

Published Online: 27 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch6

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success

How to Cite

Bannink, F. (2012) Assessment, in Practicing Positive CBT: From Reducing Distress to Building Success, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118328941.ch6

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:

  • Positive CBT, interest in what clients want to change in their lives;
  • Positive CBT therapists, clients to shift “problem talk” to “strengths…talk”;
  • CBT case conceptualization, therapist and client working collaboratively;
  • conceptualization, incorporating clients' strengths;
  • CBT theories of “resilience,” highlighted in conceptualization of problems;
  • solution-focused perspective, posttraumatic stress to “posttraumatic success”;
  • clients in designing their future, preferred mental outcome with present reality;
  • conducting Positive CBT, problem-descriptions into client's strengths/solutions;
  • exception-finding/scaling questions in Positive CBT;
  • client problem behavior and FBA, Positive FBA Interview in 7 questions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Case Conceptualization

  • Assessing Goals

  • Assessing Problems, Complaints, and Constraints

  • Assessing Strengths and Resources

  • Assessing Progress, Motivation, Hope, and Confidence

  • Assessing Motivation to Change

  • Positive Self-monitoring

  • Positive Functional Behavior Analysis