Elaine Foreman,Clair Pollard

Introducing Cognitive Behavioural Theraphy (CBT)

Overcome fears, manage negativity and improve your life.
Using the tools of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), understand your behaviour and how to change negative patterns, learn how to think differently about problematic situations, put your worries into perspective and start to feel better, achieving and exceeding your goals.
Clinical psychologists Clair Pollard and Elaine Iljon Foreman offer activities to support you, stories to provide perspective and a clear framework to guide you. This Practical Guide will help you to develop effective coping strategies, so that you can think more constructively, act more calmly, and feel better about yourself.
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  • Zarina Tsarakovahas quoted3 years ago
    A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.

    Irish proverb

  • Maria Guskovahas quoted3 years ago
    questions to challenge your worries or anxious thoughts

    • How important will this be in my life 5 years from now?

    • What would my best friend say I should do about it?

    • What would I advise my best friend to do if this was their problem?

    • Am I assuming my way of seeing things is the only one possible?

    • Am I jumping three events ahead when the first step hasn’t even happened yet?

    •Am I overestimating the chances of disaster?
  • Марияhas quoted3 years ago
    learns to recognize the good things she’s doing, begins to appreciate her contribution and spends time developing skills which she knows she does have, which she can feel good about

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