Confidence and Success with CBT: Small Steps to Achieve Your Big Goals with Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

  • 2h 51m
  • Avy Joseph, Maggie Chapman
  • John Wiley & Sons (UK)
  • 2013

Offering simple, time-tested techniques for zeroing in on and rewriting negative, self-destructive patterns of thought and behavior that a person can acquire over a lifetime, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a powerful therapeutic approach that has been proven to be highly effective in helping overcome an array of psychological and behavioral problems, from eating disorders and drug addiction to low self-esteem and phobias. Written by one of the world's most recognized CBT therapist teams, this book focuses on one of the greatest barriers to happiness and success at work and in life: lack of confidence.

  • Powerful CBT techniques for becoming more confident, motivated and persuasive and for mastering anxiety and low self-esteem
  • Comprehensive in scope this guide to CBT fundamentals makes an ideal handbook for people interested in implementing CBT techniques in their personal and professional lives, as well as therapists
  • Packed with tips and suggestions for using CBT techniques to improve your everyday life, it helps you identify and "unlearn" unhealthy thoughts and behaviors in order to achieve lasting results
  • Bestselling self-help authors Joseph and Chapman run a world-famous psychological wellness center in London

About the Authors

Avy is the Principal, Director and Co-founder of the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CCBT) and City Minds. He is a registered and accredited therapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) and a board member of the Association of Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapists (AREBT).

Avy began working as a counsellor and therapist over twenty years ago, developing and running workshops on Relationship Problems, Phobias, Panic Disorders as well as Goal Achievement. It was when lecturing both nationally and internationally that his interest in evidence-based cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) grew. He went on to gain a master’s degree in rational-emotive behaviour therapy from Goldsmiths College (one of the main schools of cognitive and behavioural therapy). He has recently published Visual CBT with Maggie Chapman, Co-Founder of the College. Other published works include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Your route out of perfectionism, self-sabotage and other everyday habits.

Maggie Chapman is a Director and Co-founder of the College of Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CCBT) and City Minds. She is an experienced therapist who, with over twenty years' experience, has developed an integrative approach to her work, employing CBT and brief, solution-focused strategies.

Following an initial career in business, Maggie gained a degree in psychology and retrained as a trauma and bereavement counsellor before going on to lecture for many years both nationally and internationally, developing many courses, seminars and workshops, which have culminated in the development of specialised courses at the College. She has private practices in central and south-west London. She has recently published Visual CBT with Avy Joseph.

In this Book

  • Confidence and Success with CBT—Small Steps to Achieve Your Big Goals with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Confidence and Success
  • Using CBT
  • Identify What You Want
  • Gather Information
  • Set Achievable Goals
  • Create a Plan
  • Take Action
  • Keep Focus on the Goal with Feedback
  • Goal Achieved – Now What?