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Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies

Author : Katie d'Ath
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Break the chains of OCD with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Are you suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? You're not alone. Whether you've tried countless treatments or are seeking help for the first time, this expert, accessible guide is your beacon of hope for breaking the chains of this crippling disorder. Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies uses mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to eradicate OCD from your day-to-day life. Through clear and sensitive direction, you'll find out how to identify and correct negative thought patterns, confront your problems with positive solutions and recognise the power of cognitive thinking. Once a term only used by psychologists and counselors, CBT is now in common use and has become the preferred treatment method for a variety of psychological issues, including anxiety and depression, self-esteem, eating disorders, addiction, and many others. If you're planning on trying it on its own or in conjunction with other types of therapies, you'll be heartened to know that a staggering 75% of people with OCD are significantly helped by CBT—which is why it remains the treatment of choice for tackling the disorder by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Demonstrates how CBT encourages new thinking patterns to combat destructive thought tendencies Explains the causes and symptoms of OCD Shows you how to use CBT to modify everyday thoughts and behaviours with the aim of positively influencing your emotions Illustrates the importance of facing your fears and offers positive strategies on exposure therapy There's no need to let OCD continue to control your life. This how-to guide helps you break down the negative patterns that have been keeping you hostage—and allows you to build a positive future free of the hold of OCD.

Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies

Author : Katie d'Ath
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Break the chains of OCD with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Are you suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?You're not alone. Whether you've tried countless treatments or areseeking help for the first time, this expert, accessible guide isyour beacon of hope for breaking the chains of this cripplingdisorder. Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies usesmindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to eradicateOCD from your day-to-day life. Through clear and sensitivedirection, you'll find out how to identify and correct negativethought patterns, confront your problems with positive solutionsand recognise the power of cognitive thinking. Once a term only used by psychologists and counselors, CBT isnow in common use and has become the preferred treatment method fora variety of psychological issues, including anxiety anddepression, self-esteem, eating disorders, addiction, and manyothers. If you're planning on trying it on its own or inconjunction with other types of therapies, you'll be heartened toknow that a staggering 75% of people with OCD are significantlyhelped by CBT—which is why it remains the treatment of choicefor tackling the disorder by the National Institute for Health andClinical Excellence (NICE). Demonstrates how CBT encourages new thinking patterns to combatdestructive thought tendencies Explains the causes and symptoms of OCD Shows you how to use CBT to modify everyday thoughts andbehaviours with the aim of positively influencing youremotions Illustrates the importance of facing your fears and offerspositive strategies on exposure therapy There's no need to let OCD continue to control your life. Thishow-to guide helps you break down the negative patterns that havebeen keeping you hostage—and allows you to build a positivefuture free of the hold of OCD.

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 : Rob Willson
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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 behavioural 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. CBT's popularity continues to grow, and more individuals are turning to CBT as a way to help develop a healthier, more productive outlook on life. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies 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 to 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—start developing your new outlook on life today with help from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies!

OCD For Dummies

Author : Laura L. Smith
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Manage OCD and live a better life, thanks to this friendly Dummies guide People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) need skills and tools to manage their symptoms. OCD For Dummies offers help for you or your loved one when it comes to recognizing, diagnosing, treating, and living with this common mental and behavioral disorder. Dummies gives you all the information you need on getting your symptoms under control and working toward remission. This edition updates you with the latest research on OCD, new therapeutic treatments, and all the most up-to-date resources to help you along on your OCD journey. You’re not alone—there are millions of people out there who understand what you’re going through, and OCD For Dummies does, too. Understand obsessive-compulsive disorder and get the help you need with this book. Discover what causes OCD and learn how identify the symptoms and early warning signs Learn about the latest medications, treatments, and resources available to help manage OCD symptoms Differentiate between OCD and related disorders so you can get the right help Help a loved one who suffers from OCD and get tips on how you can be supportive If you or someone you know has symptoms of OCD or has received a recent diagnosis, this book will gently guide you through building the skills and awareness that will let you live life to its fullest.

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.

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.

Small Business Marketing For Dummies

Author : Paul Lancaster
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Small Business Marketing For Dummies helps you promote your business. It is designed specifically for the busy small business owner, giving you simple but powerful ways to spread your message - all at little or no cost. It shows you how to build your company’s profile, attract new customers and keep them coming back for more. Inside you will learn how to: Create an achievable marketing plan Use social media and the web to attract and keep customers Communicate with your customers through winning emails, newsletters, blogs and more Make use of affordable advertising solutions in print and other media Get great PR for your business