[+] [-] 045105 - The Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians
"Using many clear clinical examples, Riggenbach moves easily between theory, conceptualization, treatment planning, and the application of CBT techniques. It is well-written, user-friendly, and filled with the information and ideas that can only come from an expert clinician."
~Arthur Freeman, Ed.D., Sc.D., ABPP
Executive Program Director of Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University
"Clear, accessible and easy-to-read, this workbook presents each problem in terms of the characteristic thinking patterns, feelings and behaviors of the client. Effective and practical tools including reproducible forms and handouts are provided to facilitate healing. Whether you are familiar or new to CBT, this workbook is highly recommended."
~John Ludgate, Ph.D.
Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and author of "Heal Yourself: A CBT Approach to Reducing Therapist Distress and Increasing Therapeutic Effectiveness"
[+] [-] 084425 - Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox: A Practical Evidence-Based Guide to Regulating Intense Emotions
Many people who struggle to acknowledge the presence of BPD traits in their lives continue to suffer needlessly. In the Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox, Dr. Jess Riggenbach explains this diagnosis clearly and offers a variety of skills from evidence-based approaches for treating it. This toolbox is a must-have for mental health professionals, people with BPD traits and their family members." --Randi Kreger, Author, Stop Walking on Eggshells and The Official Family Guide to Borderline Personality Disorder, Founder, BPDCentral.com
"Written in clear user-friendly language, and drawing on vast research literature, beautifully summarizes what is known about BPD and how it can be effectively treated. Comprehensive in approach, it is an excellent resource for patients, clinicians, and families." Joel Paris, MD Author, Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder: A Guide to Evidence-Based Practice, Editor, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry
"Borderline Personality Disorder Toolbox is a must-have comprehensive guide to understanding and managing BPD. Dr. Riggenbach's step-by-step accessible strategies will help the reader obtain empirically valid powerful tools to cope with Borderline Personality. This uniquley helpful guide will be an essential resource for both clients and their clinicians alike."Leslie Sokol, PhD, Distinguished Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, Fellow, ABCT, Co-author, The Think Confident, Be Confident Workbook for Teens
"Being asked to see a patient who has been diagnosed as having a Borderline Personality Disorder is enough to frighten even the most skilled and experienced clinician. Following Aaron T. Beck's notion of the "Continuity Continuum," Riggenbach describes and discusses the recommended treatments for various levels of Borderline, from mild to severe. This is a volume for every front-line therapist regardless of their professional discipline." Arthur Freeman, EdD, ScD, ABPP, Co-Author with Aaron Beck, Cognitive Therapy of Personality Disorders, Chair, Department of Behavioral Science, Touro College, NY
Dr. Riggenbach’s toolbox incorporates much practical gear for dealing with the vulnerabilities of borderline personality. He incorporates elements of several therapeutic approaches to develop functional strategies for regulating these challenges. These tools help all those experiencing the demands of BPD to build and sustain more stable relationships.
Jerold Kreisman, MD, Author of I Hate You, Don’t Leave Me: Understanding the Borderline Personality and Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder