Diana Sanders and Frank Wills explain the central concepts on which cognitive therapy is based and describe how the model can effectively be put into practice. They take the reader through the stages of the therapeutic process, emphasizing the practical skills involved and providing examples to illustrate each stage in the process. Reflecting recent developments in both theory and practice, the Second Edition of Cognitive Therapy has been fully revised and presents an up-to-date picture of how therapeutic change takes place across a 'network' of cognitive, emotional and behavioural functioning, reinforcing the holistic trend identified in the first edition. This edition also features new sections on: - applications of cognitive therapy - metacognition - mindfulness - the therapeutic relationship, and - behavioural experiments. As an accessible introduction to contemporary theory and practice, Cognitive Therapy is an ideal text for those working - or training to work - in the psychological therapies and mental health. Diana Sanders is Consultant Counselling Psychologist, Clinical Associate, Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre, and Principal Counselling Psychologist, Department of Psychological Medicine, Oxfordshire Mental Healthcare NHS Trust. Frank Wills is and Independent Cognitive Psychotherapist, Bristol and Tutor, University of Wales Newport.