Author(s): Stephanie Fitzgerald
Do you want to find out how CBT can help you achieve your goals? Do you want to challenge and change your negative thoughts? Do you want to free yourself from depression, anxiety and low moods and embrace a happier way of life? This new Teach Yourself Workbook doesn't just tell you how to use CBT to improve your life. It accompanies you every step of the way, with diagnostic tools, goal-setting charts, practical exercises, and many more features ideal for people who want a more active style of learning. The book helps you set specific goals to improve on; as you progress, you will be able to keep checking your progress against these goals. Specially created exercises will help you boost your skills and communication so that you can reach your potential in any situation.
'an important and welcome addition to the self-help books using cognitive behaviour therapy. ' -- Professor Roz Shafran 20121029
Dr Stephanie Fitzgerald is a Clinical Psychologist and accredited CBT therapist who specialises in the treatment of anxiety disorders, particularly obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). She has extensive experience of using evidence-based psychology, including CBT, to work with sufferers and their families, and also trains other health professionals to use these therapies effectively. Dr Fitzgerald has worked using CBT with a variety of disorders, and is familiar with adapting the approaches to meet the needs of a wide range of client-groups.
Chapter 1: Why do I need CBT? Chapter 2: How do I begin? Chapter 3: Why can't I stop thinking? Chapter 4: Why can't I just be happy all the time? Chapter 5: Setting your goals Chapter 6: Time to change Chapter 7: What gets in the way Chapter 8: Breaking the cycle Chapter 9: Reviewing your goals Chapter 10: New ways of thinking Chapter 11: Introducing people to the new you. Chapter 12. Avoiding set-backs.