ABCT Annual Convention 2019

November 22, 2019

Essential Reading

Introduction to the Unified Protocol 
Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders offers an alternative to disorder-specific treatments of various emotional disorders, designed to be applicable to the wide range of anxiety and other disorders with strong emotional components.

The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders: An Introduction 
Applications of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders provides clinicians with a "how to" guide for using the UP to treat a broad range of commonly encountered psychological disorders in adults. Each chapter covers a specific anxiety, depressive, or related "emotional" disorder, and important transdiagnostic processes are highlighted and discussed in relation to treatment.

Psychoeducation: Background on Social Anxiety and Its Treatment 
The third edition of this Therapist Guide represents the latest update of the gold-standard psychosocial intervention for social anxiety. The guide provides foundational information on the nature of social anxiety and the empirically supported cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat it, how best to implement these techniques, and how to deal with challenges that arise during treatment.

Foundations of Prolonged Exposure 
The second edition of Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD: Emotional Processing of Traumatic Experiences, Therapist Guide, along with the accompanying Workbook, makes available all of the tools necessary for trained mental health providers to implement this first-line PTSD treatment with their patients.

Introductory Information for Practitioners 
Managing Substance Use Disorder: Practitioner Guide provides practical and empirically-based strategies for addressing and stopping substance use, and for changing daily lifestyle and behaviors that contribute to continued use.

Introduction: Making a Case for Personalized Exposure Therapy 
Personalized Exposure Therapy provides expert guidance to clinicians on conducting exposure-based interventions in a targeted and flexible fashion. This book is appropriate for early-career and experienced clinicians alike, and will also be suitable for use in graduate courses in clinical psychology, counselling, social work, nursing and psychiatry.

Introduction to Accommodation of Child Anxiety 
Addressing Parental Accommodation When Treating Anxiety in Children provides invaluable guidance to clinicians who wish to address accommodation within the context of a broader treatment strategy for anxious children, or as a stand-alone treatment.

How Parenting Influences the Lives of Children 
The provision of parenting programs that seek to support parents in raising healthy, well-adjusted children is based on a fundamental assumption that the quality of parenting a child experiences meaningfully influences the course of child development. This book makes the case for the adoption of a population perspective in delivering parenting programs for all families.

Introduction to School Attendance Problems in Youth 
Helping Families of Youth with School Attendance Problems is a real-world guide to addressing school attendance problems at different levels of severity and complexity. This book is a must-have resource for mental health and school-based professionals alike, as well as for others who regularly engage with this population.

Essential Series in Clinical Psychology

ABCT Clinical Practice

The ABCT Clinical Practice series is an easy-to-use, highly practical collection of resources for mental health clinicians and trainees. Designed to help readers effectively master and implement evidence-based treatment approaches, the series presents the foundations of implementation, including guidance and advice on trouble-shooting common issues in clinical practice. Clinicians and trainees from a broad range of mental health disciplines will find these books useful in refining their clinical skills and in growing competence in practice. Find out more here.

Treatments ThatWork

Treatments ThatWork represents the gold standard of behavioral healthcare interventions. Our books are reliable and effective and make it easy for you to provide your clients with the best care available. Find out more here.

Programs ThatWork

With a focus on children, young adults, and family interactions, Programs ThatWork is devoted to communicating exciting new evidence-based psychological interventions to clinicians on the frontlines of practice. Choose an Intervention or browse below to get started. Find out more here.