FAP and Cognitive Behavior Therapy

  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
  • Jonathan W. Kanter
  • Mavis Tsai
  • Cristal E. Weeks


This chapter is intended to help practicing cognitive behavior therapists make their treatment more intense, interpersonal , and impactful for both therapists and clients by incorporating the methods of functional analytic psychotherapy (FAP; Kohlenberg & Tsai, 1991; Tsai et al., 2008). Our approach is user friendly in that it builds on existing cognitive behavior therapy (CBT ) methods and skills with which practicing therapists are already familiar.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Kohlenberg
    • 1
  • Jonathan W. Kanter
    • 2
  • Mavis Tsai
    • 3
  • Cristal E. Weeks
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of PsychologyUniversity of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.Psychological Services and Training CenterUniversity of WashingtonSeattleUSA
  4. 4.University of Wisconsin-MilwaukeeMilwaukeeUSA

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