Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies

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von: Rob Willson, Rhena Branch

14,99 €

Verlag: For Dummies
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 03.09.2009
ISBN/EAN: 9780470686980
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 348

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"We all have aspects of ourselves that we would like to change, but many of us believe that a leopard can't change its spots – if that's you, stop there! Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies will help identify unhealthy modes of thinking – such as “a leopard can't change it's spots”! – that have been holding you back from the changes you want. CBT can help whether you're seeking to overcome anxiety and depression, boost self-esteem, lose weight, beat addiction or simply improve your outlook in your professional and personal life."
Introduction. Part I: Introducing CBT Basics. Chapter 1: You Feel the Way You Think. Chapter 2: Spotting Errors in Your Thinking. Chapter 3: Tackling Toxic Thoughts. Chapter 4: Behaving like a Scientist: Designing and Conducting Behavioural Experiments. Chapter 5: Pay Attention! Refocusing and Retraining Your Awareness. Part II: Charting the Course: Defining Problems and Setting Goals. Chapter 6: Exploring Emotions. Chapter 7: Identifying Solutions That Cause You Problems. Chapter 8: Setting Your Sights on Goals. Part III: Putting CBT into Action. Chapter 9: Standing Up to Anxiety and Facing Fear. Chapter 10: Deconstructing and Demolishing Depression. Chapter 11: Overcoming Obsessions. Chapter 12: Overcoming Low Self-esteem by Accepting Yourself. Chapter 13: Cooling Down Your Anger. Part IV: Looking Backwards and Moving Forwards. Chapter 14: Taking a Fresh Look at Your Past. Chapter 15: Moving New Beliefs from Your Head to Your Heart. Chapter 16: Heading for a Healthier and Happier Life. Chapter 17: Overcoming Obstacles to Progress. Chapter 18: Psychological Gardening: Maintaining Your CBT Gains. Chapter 19: Working with the Professionals. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten Healthy Attitudes for Living. Chapter 21: Ten Self-Esteem Boosters That Don’t Work. Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Lighten Up. Chapter 23: Ten Books to Add to Your Library. Appendix A: Resources. Appendix B: Forms. Index.
"…I think clinicians could find useful sections in this book…" (The Psychologist, September 2006) "Well-written series" (Woman's Weekly, 15th March 2007) "...[an] excellent book" (First, Monday 5th November 2007) "Don't be put off by the title - this is one of the most comprehensive guides to CBT." (Sunday Times, Monday 17th December 2007)
Rob Willson, BSc, MSc, Dip SBHS, has worked for the Priory Hospital North London for a number of years as a CBT therapist. Rob also teaches and supervises trainee therapists at Goldsmith’s College, University of London, and has his own practice in North London. His first book was Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (Constable & Robinson, 2005), co-written with Dr David Veale. Rob has done numerous newspaper and radio interviews about CBT. More rarely he’s appeared on television discussing understanding and treating body image problems. His particular interests include the research and treatment of obsessional problems, and applying CBT in group and self-help formats. Rhena Branch, MSc, Dip CBT, is an accredited CBT therapist and works with the Priory Hospital North London as a CBT therapist. She also has her own practice in North London and supervises on the Masters’ course at Goldsmith College, University of London.
Learn to challenge negative thoughts before they take hold Straightforward advice to help you feel like you again Whether you're trying to fight anxiety and depression, beat addiction, or simply lose weight, the key to success is learning how to think differently. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a practical, sensible, and effective approach to help you master your thoughts and think constructively, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies is the easiest and fastest way to get started. Discover how to Turn negative thoughts into positive action Regain your sense of perspective Break the spiral of anxiety and depression Use CBT techniques in the real world Treat phobias and eating problems

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