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Power, M.J. (1989). Cognitive Therapy: An Outline of Theory, Practice and Problems. Brit. J. Psychother., 5(4):544-556.

(1989). British Journal of Psychotherapy, 5(4):544-556

Cognitive Therapy

Cognitive Therapy: An Outline of Theory, Practice and Problems

M. J. Power

An outline is presented of cognitive therapy beginning with the basic underlying theory followed by a description of the structure of therapy. A number of weak points within cognitive therapy are then identified, in particular, the failure to focus on the development of a working alliance, termination issues in therapy, and the concept of unconscious conflict. It is argued therefore that cognitive therapy has much that could be learned from the dynamic psychotherapies.

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