Cognitive-Behavioral Child Therapy
by Bruce Masek
Watch Cognitive Behavioral child therapist Bruce Masek in an actual counseling session with a 6-year old girl and her mother.
Cognitive Behavioral therapy with children builds on behavioral therapy techniques while working to modify a child’s thoughts and feelings. In this video, Dr. Masek adapts his therapy model to a mother-child dyad, helping Mom learn strategies for managing her young daughter’s back talk and tantrums. See Dr. Masek conduct a focused behavioral assessment to identify the issues that have sparked the young girl’s negative acting out. Jon Carlson and Don Keat facilitate an in-depth discussion with Dr. Masek on the further impact, relevance and uses of the model for children and their families.
In Depth
From watching this video, you will:

• Develop an understanding of some of the key adaptations of cognitive behavioral therapy with children and parents, including behavior modification, parent training and modifying maladaptive cognitions.
• Gain insight into Dr. Masek’s therapy style and how he works with parents to effect change in a children’s behavior.
• Learn how to apply Dr. Masek’s cognitive and behavioral techniques to your own therapeutic work with children and parents.

Length of video: 1:48:00

English subtitles available

Individual ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-090-2

Individual ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-090-3

Group ISBN-10 #: 1-60124-091-0

Group ISBN-13 #: 978-1-60124-091-0

Bruce Masek, PhD is Director of the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatry Service at the Massachusetts General Hospital, and Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School. Recipient of the Society of Behavioral Medicine President's Award, he has authored over 80 original articles, reviews, and book chapters and is recognized internationally as one of the field's foremost experts.

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