This volume details the key principles of Cognitive-Behavioral therapy and suggests way to evaluate whether competence has been achieved. Mastery of the material in this volume will constitute a major step in achieving competency in psychotherapy. The video illustrations on DVD give practical demonstrations on how to implement the most important techniques of cognitive behavior therapy. "Learning Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy" offers an emphasis on integrating CBT with biological psychiatry and pharmacotherapy. This book presents a comprehensive cognitive-behavioral-biological-social model for combining CBT with medication and other treatments in clinical practice. "The Core Competencies in Psychotherapy Series", edited by Glen O Gabbard, MD, features five basic texts by leading experts on each of these psychotherapies. Each volume details the key principles of practice and suggests ways to evaluate whether competence has been achieved. Mastery of the material in these five volumes will constitute a major step in acquiring competency in psychotherapy.