Programme YEAR 1

Topics covered:

  • Formulation
  • Behavioural Model
  • Systemic Model
  • Cognitive Model
  • Psychodynamic Model


BPS (2001).`Core purpose and philosophy of the profession'.

`Renewing the scientist-practitioner model.' The Psychologist. Vol. 15 No. 5 2002. Formulation and assessment

Horowitz, M.J. (1997) Formulation as a basis for planning psychotherapy treatment. American Psychiatric Pub. Inc.

Mace, C. (1995) The Art and Science of Assessment in Psychotherapy. London: Routledge.

Stuart-Hamilton, 1. (1996) Dictionary of psychological testing, assessment and treatment. London: Kingsley.

Behavioural Model

Bellack, A.S. & Hersen, M (1998) Behavioural assessment: a practical handbook. London: Allyn & Bacon.

Leslie, J.C. & O'Reilly, M.F. (1999) Behaviour analysis: foundations and applications to psychology. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic.

Losardo, A. & Notari-Syverson, A. (2001) Alternative approaches to assessing young children. Baltimore: Brookes.

O'Neill, R.E. et al (1997) Functional assessment and program development for problem behavior. London: Brooks/Cole.

Sturmey, P. (1996) Functional analysis in clinical psychology. Chichester: Wiley. Cognitive Model

Beck, J. (1995) Cognitive therapy: Basics and beyond. New York: Guilford. Hodges, J.R. (1994) Cognitive assessment for clinicians. Oxford: Oxford Uni. Press.

Kendall, P.C. & Hollon, S.D. (1981) Assessment strategies for cognitive-behavioral interventions. London: Academic Press.

Merluzzi, T.V., Glass, C.R., & Genest, M. (1981) Cognitive assessment. London: Guilford Press.

Tarrier, N., Wells, A., Haddock, G. (1998) Treating complex cases: cognitivebehavioural therapy approach. London: Wiley.

Psychodynamic Model

Bateman, A. & Holmes, J. (1995) Introduction to psychoanalysis: contemporary theory and practice. London: Routledge.

Bauer, G.P. & Kobos, J.C. (1987) Brief therapy: short-term psychodynamic intervention. New Jersey: Aronson.

Jacobs, M. (1998) The presenting past: core of psychodynamic counselling and therapy. Buckingham: Open University Press.

McWilliams, N. (1999) Psychoanalytic case formulation. London: Guilford Press.

Messer, S.B. & Warren, C.S. (1995) Models of brief psychodynamic therapy: a, comparative approach. London: Guilford Press.

Systemic Model

Burnham, J. B. (1988) Family therapy: first steps towards a sytemic approach; London: Routledge.

Campbell, D. & Draper, R. (1985) Applications of systemic family therapy: the Milan approach. London: Grune & Stratton.

Dallos, R. (1991) Family belief systems, therapy and change: a constructional approach. Buckingham: Open University Press.

Dallos, R. & Draper, R. (2000) An introduction to family therapy: systemic theory and practice. Buckingham: Open University Press.

McNamee, S. & Gergen, K. (1992) Therapy as Social Construction. London: Sage Publications.

Theodore, J. & Tennenbaum, D.L. (1988) Family assessment: rationale, methods and future directions. London: Plenum Press.

Vetere, A. & Dallos, R. (2003) Working systematically with families: formulation, intervention & evaluation. Karnac.

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