Metacognitive therapy

Using the back door: Metacognitive training for psychosis, Devvarta Kumar, Mahesh Menon, Steffen Moritz & Todd S. Woodward

Metacognitive Training/Therapy (MCT) for psychosis  targets delusions, using a back door approach by helping clients gain insight into the cognitive biases behind delusions, followed by attempts to plant the seeds of doubt, and weaken delusional beliefs. 




What is metacognitive therapy?

An Interview with Prof. Adrian Wells 

How to apply MCT, including the evidence.

A very complete  manual on MCT for psychosis in German, English, Dutch and French and many other languages  from the university clinic of Hamburg 

Sowing the seeds of doubt: a narrative review on metacognitive training in schizophrenia

Steffen Moritza, , , Christina Andreoua, Brooke C. Schneidera, Charlotte E. Wittekinda, Mahesh Menonb, c, Ryan P. Balzand, Todd S. Woodwardb, c

Sustained and "Sleeper" Effects of Group Metacognitive Training for Schizophrenia, A Randomized Clinical Trial, Steffen Moritz, et al

Investigating the efficacy of an individualized metacognitive therapy program (MCT+) for psychosis: study protocol of a multi-center randomized controlled trial

Brooke Schneider et al

Psychological interventions are increasingly recommended as adjunctive treatments for psychosis, but their implementation in clinical practice is still insufficient. The individualized metacognitive therapy program (MCT+; ) represents a low-threshold psychotherapeutic approach that synthesizes group metacognitive training (MCT) and cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis, and addresses specific cognitive biases that are involved




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