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Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies

Author : Katie d'Ath
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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.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies

Author : Rhena Branch
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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.

CBT At Work For Dummies

Author : Gill Garratt
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Nip workplace stress in the bud with CBT Packed with useful tips that make it easy to incorporateCBT—Cognitive Behavioral Therapy— into your workingday, CBT at Work For Dummies helps you reap the benefits ofa more focused working life. You'll discover how integrating CBT atwork promotes improved productivity and concentration, lower staffturnover, 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 globesuffer from work-related stress, some to the point of experiencingillness. The good news is, Cognitive BehaviouralTherapy—often associated with treating acute mental healthconditions—is finding its way into the workplace, where it'sbeing used as a way to combat one of the most common occupationalhealth 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 wantto find a positive and productive way to get through the workdayyourself. Answers the call of business leaders seeking creative solutionsto enhance productivity and minimize the effects of stress in theworkplace Offers employees trusted ways to be more effective in theworkplace while reducing personal stress levels Arms learning and development professionals with the know-howto apply mindfulness meditation in the workplace Details the benefits of making CBT a part of your businessplan If you're an employer looking to get the best out of your staffor an employee interested in reducing stress and anxiety whilstachieving an enhanced performance at work, CBT at Work ForDummies can help.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies

Author : Rhena Branch
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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.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies

Author : Rob Willson
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Retrain your thinking and your life with these simple, scientifically proven techniques! Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT for short, is often cited as the gold standard of psychotherapy. Its techniques allow you to identify the negative thought processes that hold you back and exchange them for new, productive ones that can change your life. Increasingly popular among healthcare professionals, the CBT approach can be used by anyone to overcome common problems ranging from depression or anxiety to more complex disorders like OCD, PTSD and addiction. CBT can also be used to simply developing a healthier, more productive outlook on life. This book shows you how you can easily incorporate the techniques of CBT into your day-to-day life and produce tangible results.. You’ll learn how to take your negative thoughts to boot camp and retrain them, establishing new habits that tackle your toxic thoughts and retool your awareness, allowing you be free of the weight of past negative thinking biases. Move on: take a fresh look at your past and maybe even overcome it Mellow out: relax yourself through techniques that reduce anger and stress Lighten up: read practical advice on healthy attitudes for living and ways to nourish optimism Look again: discover how to overcome low self-esteem and body image issues Whatever the issue, don’t let your negative thoughts have the last say—buy a copy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Dummies and start developing your new outlook on life today!

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies

Author : Rhena Branch
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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, lose weight, manage anger, beat an addiction, 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.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies

Author : Charles H. Elliott
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Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies

Author : Charles H. Elliott
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Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder.

Anxiety and Depression Workbook For Dummies

Author : Elaine Iljon Foreman
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Anxiety and depression affect over 10% of the population. They can become debilitating conditions if not managed carefully sothere are thousands of people looking for advice on how to keeptheir symptoms under control. Anxiety & DepressionWorkbook For Dummies provides readers with practical exercisesand worksheets to help them analyse their thinking patterns andovercome the issues that are holding them back. The workbookformat is ideal for those wanting to track their progress and makepositive changes to both their mental and physical health. Anxiety & Depression Workbook For Dummies, UK Editioncovers: Part I: Recognising and Recording Anxiety andDepression Chapter 1: Spotting the Signs of Anxiety and Depression Chapter 2: Digging Up the Roots of Your Worries Chapter 3: Overcoming Obstacles to Change Chapter 4: Monitoring Your Moods Part II: Understanding Your Thinking: Cognitive Therapy Chapter 5: Viewing Things A Different Way Chapter 6: Challenging and Changing Thoughts Chapter 7: Seeing Clearly: Gaining A New Perspective Chapter 8: Maintaining Awareness and Achieving Acceptance Part III: Taking Action: Behaviour Therapy Chapter 9: Facing Feelings: Avoiding Avoidance Chapter 10: Lifting Your Spirits With Exercise Chapter 11: Taking Pleasure from Leisure Chapter 12: Just Do It! – Tackling Life’s Problems Part IV: Feeling It Where It Hurts: Healing the Body Chapter 13: Taking the Relaxation Route Chapter 14: Making Your Mind Up About Medication Part V: Revitalising Relationships Chapter 15: Working on Relationships Chapter 16: Smoothing Out Conflict Part VI: Life Beyond Anxiety and Depression Chapter 17: Reducing the Risk of Relapse Chapter 18: Promoting The Positive Part VII: The Part of Tens Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Resources Chapter 20: Ten Terrific Tips

Business Development For Dummies

Author : Anna Kennedy
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Growing a small business requires more than just sales Business Development For Dummies helps maximise the growth of small- or medium-sized businesses, with a step-by-step model for business development designed specifically for B2B or B2C service firms. By mapping business development to customer life cycle, this book helps owners and managers ensure a focus on growth through effective customer nurturing and management. It's not just sales! In-depth coverage also includes strategy, marketing, client management, and partnerships/alliances, helping you develop robust business practices that can be used every day. You'll learn how to structure, organise, and execute an effective development plan, with step-by-step expert guidance. Realising that you can't just "hire a sales guy" and expect immediate results is one of the toughest lessons small business CEOs have to learn. Developing a business is about more than just gaining customers – it's about integrating every facet of your business in an overarching strategy that continually works toward growth. Business Development For Dummies provides a model, and teaches you what you need to know to make it work for your business. Learn the core concepts of business development, and how it differs from sales Build a practical, step-by-step business development strategy Incorporate marketing, sales, and customer management in general planning Develop and implement a growth-enhancing partnership strategy Recognising that business development is much more than just sales is the first important step to sustained growth. Development should be daily – not just when business starts to tail off, or you fall into a cycle of growth and regression. Plan for growth, and make it stick – Business Development For Dummies shows you how.