Drawing on third-wave advances in cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. David Pratt has created an invaluable set of innovative yet highly practical therapy tools that will create meaningful change for your young clients.
Based on Dr. Pratt’s 40+ years of clinical experience, these actionable, youth-friendly worksheets and handouts will help your clients become more resilient, optimistic, and fully alive. Each activity is accompanied by a therapist rationale explaining the evidence base and clinical foundation underlying the intervention, as well as therapist tips for successful implementation. This advanced CBT toolbox is a natural companion for Dr. Pratt’s first book, CBT Toolbox for Depressed, Anxious & Suicidal Children and Adolescents.
This new, advanced book contains more than 150 structured activities and therapist tips that are ready for in-session or homework use. These tools will help you teach a variety of skills that are essential for kids’ growth and happiness, including:
David M. Pratt, PhD, MSW, is a New York State Licensed Psychologist with 40+ years’ experience working with children, adolescents and families. Dr. Pratt is in private practice at the Western New York Psychotherapy Services in Amherst, NY. He is presently on faculty with the University at Buffalo, School of Social Work, Office of Continuing Education and a member of New York State, Office of Mental Health Advisory Board on Evidence-Based Treatments for Youth. He was the Principal Psychologist at the Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center, Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo and Adjunct Professor/Lecturer, University at Buffalo Counseling, School and Educational Psychology department. Dr. Pratt has conducted numerous trainings in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at local, state, national and international forums. He is the author of CBT Toolkit for Depressed, Anxious and Suicidal Children and Adolescents (PESI Publishing, Inc., 2019) and Advanced CBT Toolbox for Children and Adolescents: Promoting Resilience, Positive Emotions and Personal Growth (in press, PESI, Publishing, Inc.).
Financial: Dr. David Pratt maintains a private practice and has an employment relationship with the University of Buffalo. He receives compensation as a consultant. Dr. Pratt receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. David Pratt serves on the advisory board for the New York State Office of Mental Health.
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