Practical, down to earth, clearly written, and easy to understand and apply, "Virtual Reality Therapy for Anxiety" is useful guide for any clinician treating anxiety. The only up-to-date, clinically informed, evidence-based training manual.
Easy-to-understand concepts and diagrams explain anxiety and its treatment, and the book incorporates research findings and clinical expertise. VRT is described step by step with multiple case examples, and an extended case vignette chapter presents a session-by-session treatment protocol of a complex case with transcript excerpts. Key findings and quotations from research are also presented.
"This timely step-by-step guide provides highly practical tools and techniques. It is designed for maximum ease of use with case examples, summary tables, clinical questions, and treatment overviews. Highly recommended." —Prof. Giuseppe Riva, Ph.D, Full Professor of General Psychology and Director of the Applied Technology for Neuro-Psychology Lab. Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milan, Italy
"A captivating and informative book that could easily be the foundation for a graduate course in Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy, or a primer for therapists to expand their knowledge of one of the most innovative advances in mental health services." —Howard Gurr, PhD, BC-TMH, www.vrtforphobias.com, Founder, VRTherapistsInternational.com
"The most up-to-date, masterfully written, empirically supported, anxiety VR therapy guide. Concise and engaging, this book is an essential resource for Virtual Reality enthusiasts, clinicians, academics, and organizations looking to bring VR into their healthcare practices.” —Michael Valdovinos, PsyD, ABPP, VR Expert, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
"A wonderful guide for both experienced and new therapists, and for those experienced with virtual reality or new to it. It covers the A to Z of treating anxiety disorders with VR." —Robin Rosenberg, Ph.D., ABPP, CEO and Founder of Live in Their World
"A must read for the 21st century of mental health care, providing case examples, research, and clinical structure for practitioners who are new to or familiar with virtual reality therapy (VRT) for anxiety disorders." —Jessica Stone, Ph.D., RPT-S, Private Practice Clinician, Co-Founder of Virtual Sandtray App, LLC
"This book shows the power of immersive technology to bridge the gap between in-office and real life. Stories of real-world patients give a clinical understanding of how to use virtual reality (VR) within established therapeutic models. Dr. McMahon’s years of using VR with her patients has resulted in a purposeful integration into practice protocols." —Kristi Hansen Onkka, Founder, healthiAR.com
"Virtual reality (VR) is one of the most significant technology advancements in treating anxiety. If you interested but uncertain about using VR, Virtual Reality Therapy for Anxiety: A Guide for Therapists will allay those fears and take you step-by-step through the process." —Lara Honos-Webb, PhD, author of The Six Super Skills for Executive Functioning
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