Leahy, Hayes, & DiGiuseppe: Cognitive Restructuring and Cognitive Defusion Demonstration

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Robert L. Leahy, Steven C. Hayes, Raymond DiGiuseppe

Presented at ABCT 43rd Annual Convention, New York

1 hour 23 minutes

For demonstration purposes, Leahy and Hayes take turns employing cognitive interventions with an actor pretending to be a depressed client. The intention is to explore areas of divergence and of overlap between Cognitive Therapy (represented by Leahy) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (represented by Hayes).