Understanding CBT: Develop Your Own Toolkit to Reduce Stress and Increase Well-Being

  • 2h 23m
  • Kasia Szymanska, Stephen Palmer
  • Kogan Page
  • 2012

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is not just useful in therapeutic and mental health settings, but is now widely recognised as a valuable tool in the workplace. Understanding CBT introduces the basics of cognitive behavioural therapy and provides insights into how you can change the way you think, stand up to anxiety, face fear, develop assertiveness defuse anger and develop new beliefs and attitudes. It offers practical workplace change techniques that can help you to transform stressful situations by changing the way you think and behave. Packed with real life examples and helpful tips, this jargon-free guide is for anyone who wants to know more about CBT and what it can do for them.

About the Authors

Stephen Palmer, is one of the UK's most influential experts on stress management. He is Founder-Director at the Centre for Stress Management and Honorary Professor of Psychology at City University, London. He has written or edited over 30 books on stress management, psychotherapy and coaching.

Kasia Szymanska is a psychologist, a registered cognitive-behavior therapist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She is Editor of The Coaching Psychologist published by the Special Group in Coaching Psychology (SGCP).

Palmer and Szymanska have co-authored Counselling Psychology and Psychotherapy Reader (Routledge) and Stress and Anxiety Management (Continuum International Publishing Group).

In this Book

  • How Does the Cognitive Behaviour Approach Work?
  • How to Recognize and Manage Unhelpful or Inflexible Thinking Patterns
  • Behavioural Techniques
  • How to Use Imagery to Cope with Strong Emotions and Unhelpful Thinking
  • Understanding and Managing Anxiety, Panic and Phobias
  • Dealing with Worry
  • Managing Stress
  • How to Manage Your Angry Feelings
  • Managing Responses to Trauma
  • Conquering Depression
  • Managing Workplace Bullying
  • Developing Assertiveness Techniques
  • Developing Time-Management Skills and Overcoming Procrastination
  • Dealing with Difficult People