Becoming Resilient: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Transform Your Life

Becoming Resilient: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Transform Your Life

by Nimmi Hutnik


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789352641321
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers India
Publication date: 02/27/2018
Pages: 458
Sales rank: 1,036,356
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

After an MA in clinical psychology, Dr Nimmi Hutnik founded, along with four other people, a therapeutic community that operated in New Delhi for many years, serving people with mental health problems and substance abuse issues. She also taught at Lady Shri Ram College for twenty years. During this time she won the Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship to study social and developmental psychology at Oxford University in the UK. After completing a doctorate at Oxford, she returned to India and practiced as a clinical psychologist for a number of years. At the time she took a qualification in transactional analysis. Now living in Britain, she is an accredited cognitive behaviour therapist and a chartered counselling psychologist. Till recently she was an associate professor at London South Bank University where she taught cognitive behavioural therapy to postgraduate students. She provides therapy, coaching and supervision in person and via Skype. Her website is

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vii

Introduction xi

For Mental Health Professionals xv

Part 1 Assessment of Depression and Anxiety

1 Understanding Depression 3

2 Understanding Anxiety 38

Part 2 Treatment of Depression and Anxiety

3 The Nuts and Bolts of CBT 97

4 Applying CBT to Depression 152

5 Applying CBT to Anxiety 196

Part 3 Sitting Still, Bouncing Back and Springing Forward

6 Mindfulness 269

7 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 303

8 Bouncing Back - Resilience 333

9 Springing Forward - Flourishing 372

10 Pathways to Parivarthan - Pulling the Threads Together 424

Index 429

Questionnaires, Important Blank Forms and List of Figures 438

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