Many people learn best by following a visual approach retaining information far more successfully if that information is given to them in a visual manner. Visual CBT uses illustrations, graphics and images to help the reader to alter their thought patterns and change behaviours through CBT to become a happier, healthier individual. Uniquely, it highlights the differences between healthy and unhealthy emotional responses for example Anxiety instead of Concern to enable the reader to quickly "picture" how they are reacting, and bring it into line with the healthy type of response. * Includes an explanation of the premise of CBT and how it can relate to everyday life * Uses exercises and practical tips to examine a whole host of healthy vs. unhealthy scenarios such as depression vs. sadness, anger vs. annoyance, hurt vs. sorrow, shame vs. regret ...and much more * Visual CBT is an easy to use guide that can be referred back to time and time again showing how to successfully implement the most important CBT techniques.
Avy Joseph is a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist and co-founder of the companies, CityMinds and the College of Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy. 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). His company CityMinds is a leading psychological health therapy centre for individuals and companies working to create better working environments and relationships. Avy also lectures both nationally and internationally and is author of Capstone's Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - your route out of perfectionism, self sabotage and other every day habits. He is rapidly becoming one of the UK media's principal experts on CBT with recent features in The Sunday Times, The Evening Standard, The Daily Mail, The Independent, The Metro, Shortlist magazine, Glamour magazine, Woman magazine and Cosmopolitan magazine. Maggie Chapman is a Director and Co-founder of CityMinds and the training organisation. She is an experienced therapist who over the years has developed an integrative approach to her work, employing brief solution focused strategies. Illustrated by Patrick Watkinson.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: An Introduction 1 How to Use This Book 13 1 Anxiety and Concern 21 2 Depression and Sadness 59 3 Anger and Annoyance 97 4 Guilt and Remorse 141 5 Hurt and Disappointment 183 6 Jealousy and Concern for One s Relationship 217 7 Shame and Regret 261 8 Envy and Healthy Envy 299 Theoretical Perspectives on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy 335 Glossary of Terms 338 Useful Organisations 342 Acknowledgements 344 About the Authors 344