Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anxiety with CBT will help you understand your anxiety, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse.
Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies is a practical guide to using CBT to face your fears and overcome anxiety and persistent, irrational worries. You'll discover how to put extreme thinking into perspective and challenge negative, anxiety-inducing thoughts with a range of effective CBT techniques to help you enjoy a calmer, happier life.
- Helps you understand anxiety and how CBT can help
- Guides you in making change and setting goals
- Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to face your fears and keep a realistic perspective
Managing Anxiety with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to overcome anxiety and expand your horizons for a healthy, balanced life.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction 1
Part I: Understanding Your Anxiety 7
Chapter 1: All About Anxiety 9
Chapter 2: Making a Map of Your Anxiety 23
Part II: Tackling Your Anxiety 37
Chapter 3: Going for Goals..39
Chapter 4: Facing Your Fears51
Chapter 5: Finding Out if Your Fears Are Fact or Fiction63
Chapter 6: Letting Go of Worry 81
Chapter 7: Anxiety Rules and How to Break Them 93
Part III: Making Progress and Moving On 107
Chapter 8: Looking at the Bigger Picture 109
Chapter 9: Creating Your Route Map for a Brighter Future 123
Part IV: The Part of Tens 135
Chapter 10: Ten Tips for Tackling Anxiety 137
Chapter 11: Ten Inspiring Tips for Moving On from Anxiety 145