Brilliant Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, 2nd edition
How to Use CBT to Improve Your Life
By Dr. Stephen Briers
Distrubuted by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
284 pages, Illustrated
$37.50 Paper Original
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) delivers powerful tools that can help you dramatically improve your life.
This is the most useful and practical guide to CBT available. Written by highly regarded Clinical Psychologist Dr Stephen Briers, it clearly explains how CBT works, giving you plenty of exercises to help put the theory into practice and illustrate the effectiveness through stories from people who have used CBT to turn their lives around.
Clear, concise and highly readable.
- Understand what CBT is, its methods and models
- Put CBT to work to improve your mind and your life
- Build practical, step-by-step strategies for tackling any problem
About the author
1 So what’s so brilliant about CBT?
2 First principles
3 Common thinking traps – and how to avoid them
4 Grappling with negative thinking
5 Using behaviour to change your mind
6 Mapping out your problems
7 Beating the blues
8 Conquering anxiety
9 Taming anger
10 Boosting self-esteem
11 Breaking the cycle: using CBT to overcome addictions and destructive habits
Afterword: over to you now
References and further reading
Appendix 1 Brilliant directory of online CBT courses, computer-based tools and smartphone applications
Appendix 2 Example of a thought record
Appendix 3 Blank forms and thought record templates
Appendix 4 What to do if it's not working
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