MBCT/Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy
Developed by: Zindel Segal, Mark Williams and, John Teasdale, based on Jon Kabat Zinn's MBSRP in 1979
The cognitive aspect of CBT is about changing problematic personal meanings.
Developed by: Jeffrey Young in the 1980’s/1990’s
Contact Person: Professor David Edwards - Clinical Psychologist and President of ISST
92 Constantiaberg Crescent, Stonehurst Mountain Estate, Westlake, 7945, South Africa
Cell: 083 304 2238, Phone: 021 701 0203
DBT/ Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
Applications: BPD, BAD, addictions, anger management, impulse control disorders
Developed by: Marsha Linehan in the 1980's
The contact person in SA for DBT is Werner Teichert at https://dbtinstitute.co.za
EFT/Emotion Focused Therapy
Application areas: Trans diagnostic for individuals, couples and families.
Developed by: Sue Johnson, Leslie Greenberg and Robert Elliot in the 1980s.
The contact person for EFT training in SA is Dr Elmien Lesch: https://www.eftsouthafrica.com
ACT/ Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Developed by: Steven Hayes in 1982
UP/The Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders
Application areas: Emotional disorders, specifically, all anxiety and unipolar depressive disorders, as well as disorders with strong emotional components (e.g. eating disorders, BPD).
Developed by: David H. Barlow, Todd J. Farchione, Shannon Sauer-Zavala et al., 2018 (2ND Edition)
Application areas: initially for Generalized Anxiety Disorder, but is also indicated for PTSD, OCD, social anxiety, depression and health anxiety.
Developed by: Adrian Wells and Gerald Matthew in the 1990s.