Mind and Emotions: A Universal Treatment for Emotional Disorders (Paperback)
We all have our own ways of handling stressful situations without letting emotions get the best of us, but some ways of coping work better than others. Short-term fixes that help us avoid or numb our emotions may temporarily alleviate sadness ...
Matthew McKay, PhD, is professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. In private practice, he specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety, anger, and depression. He is coauthor of The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Thoughts and Feelings, Self-Esteem, and many other titles. Combined, his books have sold more than three million copies.
Patrick Fanning is a professional writer in the mental health field. He is coauthor of Messages, Visualization for Change, Thoughts and Feelings, Self-Esteem, and other books.
Patricia Zurita Ona, PsyD, is a clinical supervisor at the Berkeley Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Clinic and the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. In private practice, she specializes in treating emotional disorders and teaching emotion regulation skills.
We all have our own ways of handling stressful situations without letting emotions get the best of us, but some ways of coping work better than others. Short-term fixes that help us avoid or numb our emotions may temporarily alleviate sadness and anger, but can also end up causing anxiety, depression, chronic anger, and even physical health problems. If you struggle with overwhelming emotions and feel trapped by unhealthy patterns, this workbook is your ticket out.
- Clarifying and acting on your core values
- Mindfulness and acceptance
- Detaching from negative thoughts
- Self-soothing and relaxation exercises
- Assertiveness and interpersonal skills
- Gradually facing your strong emotions
This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self-Help Seal of Merit ? an award bestowed on outstanding self-help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties.
The CBT Self-Help Therapy site combines three evidence-based treatment approaches: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
|Genre||SELF-HELP / Mood Disorders|
|Publisher Date||2011-07-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||New Harbinger Pubns Inc|
|Unit weight||0.92 lb|
|Subtitle||A Universal Treatment for Emotional Disorders|
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