The Relationship Between the Assessment Process and Case Formulations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapies by Daniel Mirea, Consultant CBT Therapist

Abstract This paper takes an in depth look at the relationship between the assessment process and case formulation in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) but not without explaining the context of CBT in the current psychotherapeutic environment. The principle aims of the assessment process is to agree with the client on a list of problems, to[…]

Immigrant Families: A Family Cognitive Behavioural Model of Parenting

Abstract This academic article aims to make a clinical and social case by helping the reader understand the child rearing challenges faced by immigrants and their children in their communities. The article presents a family cognitive behavioural view to help an understanding of the struggles and support needs of immigrant parents and the children. This[…]

Family Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (F-CBT)

Family Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (F-CBT)  believes that family members individually and collectively do not simply  react emotionally or behaviourally to life events within and outside the family.  How they think individually and collectively about their personal and family reality is key to the way they react to that reality. According to F-CBT the way family[…]

Coercive parenting and coercive child hooding

Without the psychological awareness of the risk or actual damage to the child, a parent with intended good motive may engage in excessive and sometimes desperate emotional protection and physical discipline. Coercive parenting (CP) ‘refers to parenting by domination, intimidation, or humiliation to force children to behave according to unrealistic norms set by parents’(Child Welfare[…]

A clash of values: the influence of core beliefs and community values on young people choices in immigrant families

Daniel Mirea and Francis Selemo, 2015 Abstract This academic article aims to make a clinical and social case by helping the reader understand the family wellbeing challenges faced by immigrant children in their communities. The article explores these complexities of immigrant life and offers a developmental and cognitive-behavioural perspective on the main themes discussed here.[…]