These self-defeating behavior patterns are called “lifetraps,” and Reinventing Your Life shows you how to stop the cycle that keeps you from attaining happiness.
Author: Jeffrey E. Young
Two of America's leading psychologists, Jeffrey E. Young, Ph.D., and Janet S. Klosko, Ph.D., show readers how to free themselves from negative life patterns. Written with compassion as well as clinical insight, this thought-provoking book guides readers through the process of identifying "life traps." For example, "Do you put the needs of others before your own? Are you drawn into relationships with people who are self-centered, cold to you, misunderstand you, or use you? Do you feel inadequate compared to people around you?" Followed by an engaging discussion that makes use of case studies, this book can help people change their lives by stopping the cycle of self-destruction.
Learn how to end the self-destructive behaviours that stop you from living your best life with this breakthrough programme. Do you ... Put the needs of others above your own? Start to panic when someone you love leaves -- or threatens to? Often feel anxious about natural disasters, losing all your money, or getting seriously ill? Find that no matter how successful you are, you still feel unhappy, unfulfilled, or undeserving? Unsatisfactory relationships, an irrational lack of self-esteem, feelings of being unfulfilled -- these are all problems that can be solved by changing the types of messages that people internalise. These self-defeating behaviour patterns are called 'lifetraps', and Reinventing Your Lifeshows you how to stop the cycle that keeps you from attaining happiness. Two of America's leading psychologists, Jeffrey E. Young, PhD, and Janet S. Klosko, PhD, draw on the breakthrough principles of cognitive therapy to help you recognise and change negative thought patterns, without the aid of drugs or long-term traditional therapy. They describe eleven of the most common lifetraps, provide a diagnostic test for each, and offer step-by-step suggestions to help you break free of the traps. Thousands of men and women have seen the immediate and long-term results of the extraordinary programme outlined in this clear, compassionate, liberating book. Its innovative approach to solving ongoing emotional problems will help you create a more fulfilling, productive life.
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Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
This A-Z guide is a concise, readable and critical review of the main concepts in the four dominant approaches to counselling and psychotherapy.
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Author: Berni Curwen
Category: Social Science
This timely new edition describes how to use cognitive behaviour therapy successfully with clients in a brief, time-limited way. It covers a wide range of disorders including anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress, or those who are suicidal.
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Guide to Life. Harper-Collins. Young, J., & Klosko, J. (1994). Reinventing Your Life: The Breakthrough Program To End Negative Behaviour and Feel Great Again.
Author: Courtenay Young
This book explores how an individual can help themselves resolve a wide variety of ordinary, everyday life problems and improve their mental health. It is designed as a self-help aid for people with depression, anxiety, or with issues of low self-esteem.
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matter. ... The Breakthrough Program to End Negative Behaviour and Feel Great Again.
Author: Andrew Harpham-Salter
The Adult ADHD Treatment Handbook provides professional guidance, session plans and client resources for all those offering treatment to adults with ADHD. Adults with ADHD can exhibit increased poor concentration, hyperactivity and impulsivity. Developed to equip services with an efficient approach to meeting the needs of all adults with ADHD, this handbook offers the following benefits: Tried and tested sessions developed by psychologists and therapists. A simple eight-session programme which covers the key ADHD problem areas Additional bolt-on sessions help you tailor your programme to your clients; Varied, succinct and accessible resources. The Adult ADHD Treatment Handbook provides everything clinical psychologists, counsellors and therapists will need to deliver effective treatment, and is also useful for any clinician wanting to provide information for their clients.
This is what he calls Body Intelligence--a simple, safe, and smart three-step program that can show anyone how to eat intelligently, look at the body intelligently, and use the body intelligently.
Author: Edward E. Abramson
Category: Health & Fitness
A Breakthrough Plan for Overcoming Emotional Eating--Without Dieting A highly visible authority on eating and weight disorders, Dr. Edward Abramson uses a refreshing, thought-based approach that brings new perspective to the subject--and new hope to dieters everywhere. Like the groundbreaking book Emotional Intelligence, Dr. Abramson's exciting life program redefines old beliefs. It teaches people to rethink their eating habits, reinvent their body image, and resist the endless cycle of quick-fix diets. This is what he calls Body Intelligence--a simple, safe, and smart three-step program that can show anyone how to eat intelligently, look at the body intelligently, and use the body intelligently. This is the intelligent way to eat well, lose weight, and live life to the fullest. There are no rigid meal plans, no low-fat recipes, no carb and calorie counters. Instead, Body Intelligence offers a unique weight-control plan that goes to the root of most eating problems--the thought patterns that affect the way people eat, the way they see themselves, and the way they live. It's a complete, lifelong program that can open minds and transform bodies--without dieting. Dr. Abramson gives even lifelong dieters the power to: Understand cravings and eating habits Learn how to enjoy eating again--without guilt Develop a realistic, positive body image Experience a more active, fulfilling life Body Intelligence also includes personal selfquizzes, thought-provoking exercises, and journaling techniques to help readers understand their feelings about food--and change their lives forever.