Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470666110

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 8909

An updated edition of the bestselling guide on reprogramming one's negative thoughts and behaviour Once the province of mental health professionals, CBT (or Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) has gained wide acceptance as the treatment of choice for anyone looking to overcome anxiety, manage anger, beat an addiction, lose weight or simply gain a new outlook on life. Written by two CBT therapists, this bestselling guide helps you apply the principles of CBT in your everyday life-allowing you to spot errors in your thinking; tackle toxic thoughts; refocus and retrain your awareness; and finally, stand up to and become free of the fear, depression, anger, and obsessions that have been plaguing you. Includes tips on establishing ten healthy attitudes for living as well as ten ways to lighten up Helps you chart a path by defining problems and setting goals Offers advice on taking a fresh look at your past, overcoming any obstacles to progress as well as ways to maintain your CBT gains Includes new and refreshed content, including chapters on how to beat an addiction and overcome body image issues With indispensable advice on finding your way out of the debilitating maze of negative thoughts and actions, the book is brimming with invaluable suggestions that will have even a confirmed pessimist well armed for the journey forward.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies

Author: Rob Willson,Rhena Branch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470686980

Category: Psychology

Page: 348

View: 2487

"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."
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119953820

Category: Psychology

Page: 360

View: 7156

Dozens of practical exercises and easy to perform techniques for banishing negative thoughts before they take hold Whether you're trying to overcome anxiety and depression, boost self-esteem, beat addiction, lose weight, or simply improve your outlook, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) offers a practical, sensible approach to mastering your thoughts and thinking constructively. In this updated and expanded edition of the companion workbook to their bestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, professional therapists Rhena Branch and Rob Wilson show you, step-by-step, how to put the lessons provided in their book into practice. Inside you'll find a huge number of hands-on exercises and techniques to help you remove roadblocks to change and regain control over your life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies, Second Edition: Develops the ideas and concepts that presented in the bestselling Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies, Second Edition and provides exercises to put those ideas into practice Features a range of hands-on CBT exercises and techniques for beating anxiety or depression, boosting your self-esteem, losing weight, or simply improving your outlook on life Rhena Branch and Rob Willson are CBT therapists at the Priory Clinic in London, and the authors of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies.
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Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies

Author: Graham C. Davey,Kate Cavanagh,Fergal Jones,Lydia Turner,Adrian Whittington

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118366085

Category: Self-Help

Page: 184

View: 4172

Don't panic! Combat your worries and minimize anxiety with CBT! Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anxiety with CBT will help you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies is a practical guide to using CBT to face your fears and overcome anxiety and persistent, irrational worries. You'll discover how to put extreme thinking into perspective and challenge negative, anxiety-inducing thoughts with a range of effective CBT techniques to help you enjoy a calmer, happier life. Helps you understand anxiety and how CBT can help Guides you in making change and setting goals Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to face your fears and keep a realistic perspective Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to overcome anxiety and expand your horizons for a healthy, balanced life.
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Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies

Author: Katie d'Ath,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119074142

Category: Self-Help

Page: 168

View: 8545

Learn to break the patterns that have been holding you hostage-- and build a future free of OCD. The authors help you discover how to identify and correct negative thought patterns, confront your patterns with positive solutions, and recognize the power of cognitive thinking.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Dummies, Whs Travel Edition 2E

Author: Willson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781119974376

Category:

Page: 272

View: 7890

Enhance your outlook and develop new ways of thinking Cognitive Behavioural Therapy focuses on how you react to a situation, encouraging you to create new thought patterns to combat destructive beliefs and actions. This edition of the bestselling guide to CBT helps you identify the negative modes of thinking that have been holding you back and shows you how to assess and combat them. Whether you want to rise above anxiety or depression, boost your self-esteem or simply improve your overall outlook, the building blocks for a happier life are right here. Read the signs – learn to explore your emotions and spot errors in your thinking Maintain your mind – use psychological gardening to weed away negative thoughts and watch your positivity bloom Set the goalposts of success – train your sights on achievable tasks and look forward to the future Don't be afraid – discover how to control your anxiety and learn to face your fears 'Don't be put off by the title – this is one of the most comprehensive guides to CBT' –The Sunday Times Open the book and find: Techniques to refocus and retrain your awareness Why some 'solutions' are actually causing you problems Ways to get rid of unhealthy guilt The benefits of loosening your grip on control Ways to maintain and strengthen positive beliefs Guidance on accepting your past and enjoying the present How to lighten up and enjoy life Learn to: Identify and tackle toxic thought patterns Banish the behaviours that hold you back Reassess your past and address the present to achieve a happier, healthier life
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CBT Journal For Dummies

Author: Rob Willson,Rhena Branch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119975352

Category: Psychology

Page: 304

View: 6324

Keep track of the progress you're making with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique that teaches you how to break free from destructive or negative behaviours and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. CBT Journal For Dummies offers a guided space for you to keep a record of your progress, used in conjunction with either CBT For Dummies and/or alongside consultation with a therapist. This book features an introduction to CBT, followed by a guided 100-day journal. Each chapter focuses on a new CBT technique, with information on how to use the journal space and assessment advice. Topics covered include; establishing the link between thoughts and feelings; preventing 'all or nothing' thinking; turning mountains into molehills; focusing on the present; using emotional reasoning; avoiding over-generalising; thinking flexibly; keeping an open mind; assessing the positives; coping with frustration; tackling toxic thoughts; naming your emotions; comparing healthy and unhealthy emotions; working through worry; defining your core beliefs; adopting positive principles; and much more. Has a removable band, leaving a discreet black journal The small trim size makes it perfect to use on the go A CBT 'thought for the day' appears on alternate blank pages Content is progressive, encouraging you to keep working through the following days Coverage is generalized enough to be applicable to every user of CBT If you've already purchased a copy of CBT For Dummies or CBT Workbook For Dummies, or are just looking for a practical new tool to develop your thinking, CBT Journal For Dummies is your one-stop guide to keeping track of your post-session homework.
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Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies

Author: Brian Thomson,Matt Broadway-Horner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118357167

Category: Self-Help

Page: 216

View: 804

Rise above depression with CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviours and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing depression with CBT will help you understand your depression, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies is a practical guide to using CBT to demolish depression by identifying and correcting negative thought patterns, recognizing the destructive power of ruminative thinking, confronting problems, and finding positive solutions. Helps you understand depression and how it develops Shows you how to correct negative thought patterns Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to combat your depression If you're struggling with depression, Managing Depression with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to break down the barriers that prevent happiness from taking hold, and allowing you to build a positive future.
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CBT at Work For Dummies

Author: Shamash Alidina,Juliet Adams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119067383

Category: Psychology

Page: 384

View: 8560

Nip workplace stress in the bud with CBT Packed with useful tips that make it easy to incorporate CBT—Cognitive Behavioral Therapy— into your working day, CBT at Work For Dummies helps you reap the benefits of a more focused working life. You'll discover how integrating CBT at work promotes improved productivity and concentration, lower staff turnover, enhanced employer/employee and client relationships, reduced cost of staff absenteeism caused by illness, injury, stress, and more. An alarming number of individuals in the UK and across the globe suffer from work-related stress, some to the point of experiencing illness. The good news is, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy—often associated with treating acute mental health conditions—is finding its way into the workplace, where it's being used as a way to combat one of the most common occupational health issues: stress. In this friendly and accessible guide, you'll find everything you need to put CBT into practice today, whether you're in charge of managing employee wellness or just want to find a positive and productive way to get through the workday yourself. Answers the call of business leaders seeking creative solutions to enhance productivity and minimize the effects of stress in the workplace Offers employees trusted ways to be more effective in the workplace while reducing personal stress levels Arms learning and development professionals with the know-how to apply mindfulness meditation in the workplace Details the benefits of making CBT a part of your business plan If you're an employer looking to get the best out of your staff or an employee interested in reducing stress and anxiety whilst achieving an enhanced performance at work, CBT at Work For Dummies can help.
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Boosting Self-Esteem For Dummies

Author: Rhena Branch,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119996902

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

View: 5477

Boosting Self-Esteem for Dummies Learn to: Leave behind negative modes of thinking Understand the psychology of self-esteem Use a variety of effective techniques to build self-esteem for a happier and healthier life Give yourself a boost with cognitive behavioural therapy Cognitive behavioural therapists Rethink your self-image and be comfortable in your own skin Fact: even individuals who radiate confidence on the outside can still have low self-esteem. Whether you're someone who puts on a front or a shy, retiring type who frets about what other people think, this practical guide can help you to conquer insecurities, get assertive and let your inner strength shine through. So what are you waiting for? Understand the theories – get to grips with what self-esteem means and how it affects your outlook Be honest with yourself – acknowledge your best bits (and your limitations) and identify the positive effects of your thoughts and actions Discover boosting techniques – banish feelings of inadequacy by indulging in exercises and hobbies that exhilarate you Give other people a break – understand when a compliment is a compliment and take criticism constructively Go all-out – reassess your day-to-day priorities and map out what you really want from life Open the book and find: Strategies for getting to the bottom of the real you Effective ways to record fluctuating moods and feelings CBT techniques for stimulating self-encouragement Advice on dealing with counter-productive comparisons Guidance on tackling social phobias, body dysmorphia and eating disorders Tips on maintaining self-discipline How to foster better relationships at home and at work
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Cognitive Behavioural Coaching Techniques For Dummies

Author: Helen Whitten

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119997351

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

View: 3580

Cognitive Behavioural Coaching (CBC) takes the highly effective techniques and principles of CBT off the therapists couch and in to the work place and the home. Whether you’re already a coach, interested in becoming one or new to the subject; this friendly guide covers the origins and principles of Cognitive Behavioural Coaching and walks you step-by-step through the coaching process. The book explains how to use the tools and techniques of CBC to challenge negative thinking, make positive changes, achieve goals and improve effectiveness in your personal and professional life. Coverage includes: The principles and the basics of CBC The Attributes of the CB Coach and the CBC Process The CBC toolkit for Work and Life Exploring Potential and working with Relationships Managing Career Transitions and maintaining Peak Performance About the author Helen Whitten is an experienced and accredited coach, facilitator, mediator and writer. She is the Founder and Managing Director of Positiveworks London, a consultancy company providing coaching and development programmes to people in the public and private sector throughout the world.
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Teach Yourself

Author: Christine Wilding

Publisher: Teach Yourself

ISBN: 1444170317

Category: Psychology

Page: 240

View: 2905

"Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is now hugely popular, and as a self-help technique that has helped millions of people in the UK alone, and as an NHS-funded treatment for illnesses like depression. Teach Yourself: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy was one of the first and most successful books on CBT. This new edition shows how CBT techniques, which focus on using altered patterns of thinking to achieve goals and overcome problems, can make a major difference to your mentality. The first half of the book explains the background to CBT, what it is, and how to use it. The second half of the book gives examples of how you can use CBT to deal with specific issues, such as helping to overcome depression and anxiety, and boosting your mindfulness, resilience, assertiveness and self-esteem."
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Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies

Author: Patrizia Collard

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118519442

Category: Self-Help

Page: 384

View: 7112

Stay in the present and build a happier future Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies takes you through the eight-week MBCT course, using the principles of mindfulness to complement established CBT techniques. You'll discover how using MBCT can help lower your risk of relapsing into depression and reduce the risk of other mental health disorders including anxiety, stress, and low self-esteem. Provides a solid foundation for positive mental health The downloadable audio files contain guided meditations, a core feature of the MBCT program MBCT works as an excellent supplement to therapy and may reduce the need for medication If you suffer from depression, anxiety, insomnia, or a host of other mental health disorders, let Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy For Dummies keep you in the present and build a happier future.
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Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies

Author: Gillian Bloxham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118318536

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 3876

Defuse your anger with CBT Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you how to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anger with CBT will help you to understand your anger, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse. This concise, user-friendly guide provides focused advice on defusing anger using proven CBT techniques. You'll discover how to keep your anger under control and identify the negative thought processes that lead to angry outbursts. Shows you how to use CBT to help you react positively to frustrating situations Helps you learn to assert yourself effectively without losing your temper Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to let go of unhealthy anger If you're struggling with anger management, Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to keep your cool and live a happier, more balanced life.
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The Everything Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Learn Positive and Mindful Techniques to Change Negative Behaviors

Author: Ellen Bowers

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440556717

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 304

View: 8991

A beginner's guide to cognitive behavioral therapy offers guidance on understanding how CBT works, transforming negative thoughts into positive actions, using CBT to advance professionally, and setting attainable goals.
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CBT for Beginners

Author: Jane Simmons,Rachel Griffiths

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1526428806

Category: Psychology

Page: 288

View: 3955

This book provides the ideal starting point for trainees and practitioners needing a no-nonsense, clear guide to the basics of CBT. It will equip them with the knowledge and know-how, covering all the main theory and competencies to help them practice CBT effectively and confidently. Focusing on case formulation, the authors show readers how to build a 'picture' of each client, using their case history to inform interventions. Features such as exercises, case dialogues, summary boxes, and further reading lists help to enhance and cement learning. This third edition includes updated references, further reading and exercises, and new content on: · The difficulties and drawbacks of CBT · The differences between formal CBT and informal CBT · The therapeutic relationship · Further discussion of specific formulations · Compassionate interventions with negative thoughts.
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Second Edition

Basics and Beyond

Author: Judith S. Beck

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609185064

Category: Psychology

Page: 391

View: 1890

The leading text for students and practicing therapists who want to learn the fundamentals of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), this book is eminently practical and authoritative. In a highly accessible, step-by-step style, master clinician Judith S. Beck demonstrates how to engage patients, develop a sound case conceptualization, plan treatment, and structure sessions effectively. Core cognitive, behavioral, and experiential techniques are explicated and strategies are presented for troubleshooting difficulties and preventing relapse. An extended case example and many vignettes and transcripts illustrate CBT in action. Reproducible clinical tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size. See also Dr. Beck's Cognitive Therapy for Challenging Problems: What to Do When the Basics Don't Work, which addresses ways to solve frequently encountered problems with patients who are not making progress. New to This Edition*Reflects over 15 years of research advances and the author's ongoing experience as a clinician, teacher, and supervisor.*Chapters on the evaluation session and behavioral activation.*Increased emphasis on the therapeutic relationship, building on patients' strengths, and homework.*Now even more practical: features reproducibles and a sample case write-up.
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Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for ADHD in Adolescents and Adults

A Psychological Guide to Practice

Author: Susan Young,Jessica Bramham

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119943019

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

View: 3054

The first edition of this book introduced the Young-Bramham Programme, a pioneering approach to cognitive behavioural treatment for ADHD in adults, which was well-received by clinical and academic communities alike. Based on the latest findings in the field, the authors have expanded the second edition to incorporate treatment strategies not only for adults, but also for adolescents with ADHD. Updates the proven Young-Bramham Programme to be used not only with adults but also with adolescents, who are making the difficult transition from child to adult services New edition of an influential guide to treating ADHD beyond childhood which encompasses the recent growth in scientific knowledge of ADHD along with published treatment guidelines Chapter format provides a general introduction, a description of functional deficits, assessment methods, CBT solutions to the problem, and a template for group delivery
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Personal Development All-in-One

Author: Rhena Branch,Gillian Burn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119962641

Category: Self-Help

Page: 624

View: 4575

Provides information for self-improvement and self-actualization, including achieving goals, overcoming anxiety, and communicating with others.
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