The bestselling "Mental Health Handbook" contains a treasury of photocopiable handouts covering many areas of mental health rehabilitation. New for 2008, these handouts are now available to print straight from the accompanying CD-Rom. It contains a huge collection of valuable material sensibly organised for quick access in one convenient package. It is designed to be photocopied or printed off and handed to clients to supplement treatment programmes through home practice.The main theoretical underpinning of the book is cognitive behavioural therapy, which offers an educational, instructive and directive approach to solving specific problems. It contains more than 150 resource sheets, including graded practice sheets, checklists, behavioural symptoms questionnaires, rating scales, home assignments, analysis sheets, goal plans and self-monitoring exercises. It also contains sections on anger management and relationship difficulties, procrastination, managing worry, self-care, chronic fatigue, and irritable bowel syndrome.
Trevor Powell is an experienced practising consultant clinical psychologist, who works for the health service in the field of neuropsychological rehabilitation and adult mental health. He has been involved with the Headway charity, the brain injury association, for more than 16 years.