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Best Books on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Fine-tune your mind with the leading books on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Gathered from the recommendations of mental health professionals, these works stand out in the field of psychology and self-improvement.

Recommendations from 19 articles, Tyler Winklevoss, Ashley C. Ford, Neville Southall and 6 others.
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Basics and Beyond
Judith S. Beck - 1995-05-19
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Cognitive Behavior Therapy is the go-to guide for clinicians and graduate students who want to learn how to effectively treat clients using CBT. In this revised edition, Judith S. Beck provides over 50% new material, including techniques to engage patients, develop a treatment plan, structure sessions, and troubleshoot common difficulties. The book also includes downloadable worksheets and therapy session videos on the companion website. New additions to this edition include a chapter on the therapeutic relationship, integration of mindfulness into treatment, and recovery-oriented cognitive therapy (CT-R). With new case examples and strategies from other modalities, this book is an essential resource for any therapist using CBT.
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Retrain Your Brain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in 7 Weeks
A Workbook for Managing Depression and Anxiety
Seth J. Gillihan - 2016-10-18
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This interactive workbook offers a practical plan for overcoming anxiety and depression using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in just 7 weeks. With relatable examples and guided writing exercises, you'll build a lasting "tool kit" of CBT skills that can prepare you to face future challenges. Written by a licensed psychologist with extensive experience in CBT, this comprehensive yet efficient workbook is the ultimate resource for those seeking tangible relief and control over their life.
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Feeling Good
The New Mood Therapy
David D. Burns - 2008-12-30 (first published in 1980)
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This book delves into the subjects of anxiety, guilt, pessimism, procrastination, low self-esteem, and depression. Using scientifically proven techniques, the author outlines ways to lift your spirits and develop a positive outlook on life. The updated edition also includes a Consumer's Guide to Anti-depressant Drugs, helping readers navigate their options for treating depression. Learn to recognize what triggers mood swings, handle negative feelings, overcome addiction to love and approval, and feel good every day.
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Starving the Anxiety Gremlin
A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People (Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks)
Kate Collins-Donnelly - 2013-02-28
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Learn to starve the Anxiety Gremlin, a creature that feeds on your anxiety and makes it worse. This award-winning resource is designed to help young people understand and manage different types of anxiety, including panic attacks, phobias, social anxiety, generalised anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Based on cognitive behavioural principles, this engaging workbook offers fun activities and real-life stories that help young people understand why they get anxious and shows them how to "starve" their anxiety gremlin. Perfect for ages 10 and up, it can be used alone or with parental or practitioner support. A must-have for anyone working with young people dealing with anxiety.
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The Anxiety and Worry Workbook
The Cognitive Behavioral Solution
David A. Clark - 2011-09-08
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This workbook offers practical tools and techniques for long-lasting relief from anxiety, grounded in cognitive behavior therapy. With downloadable worksheets, exercises, and examples, you'll learn how to identify triggers, challenge anxious thoughts, safely face fears, and take manageable steps towards reducing anxiety. A Self-Help Book of Merit by the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.
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Mind Over Mood
Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think
Dennis Greenberger - 1995-03-15
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This life-changing book offers simple yet powerful steps to help readers conquer emotional distress through cognitive-behavioral therapy. With over 1 million readers, this revised and expanded edition tackles depression, anxiety, panic attacks, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, and much more. Follow practical strategies and step-by-step plans to transform your life, set doable personal goals, and track your progress. Experience mindfulness, acceptance, and forgiveness through innovative exercises and worksheets, and explore new content on anxiety, happiness, and gratitude. Discover why it's cited as "The Most Influential Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Publication" by the UK National Health Service Bibliotherapy Program.
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The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety
A Step-By-Step Program
William J. Knaus Edd - 2008-11-01
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Overcome anxiety and take back control with The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety. This best-selling book offers a step-by-step program to recognize anxiety triggers, stop anxious thoughts, and keep needless fears at bay. With techniques from rational emotive behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, this practical workbook is more effective than anxiety medication. The second edition includes new evidence-based techniques, addresses perfectionism and anxiety, and features updated research. Don't let anxiety hold you back - develop a personal wellness plan with this powerful book.
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Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts
A CBT-Based Guide to Getting Over Frightening, Obsessive, or Disturbing Thoughts
Sally M. Winston - 2017-03-01
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Discover proven-effective cognitive-behavioral skills in this powerful book to overcome unwanted, intrusive, disturbing thoughts, reduce anxiety and move beyond the shame surrounding these thoughts. You’ll learn the different kinds of disturbing thoughts, debunk myths about them, and gain powerful CBT skills to cope and move forward, so you can focus on living the life you want.
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple
10 Strategies for Managing Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Panic, and Worry
Seth J. Gillihan - 2018-05-08
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This book offers 10 essential strategies for applying cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to everyday issues. CBT is a proven form of psychotherapy that is often the first-line of treatment recommended for managing depression, anxiety, worry, and other common issues. Written by licensed psychologist and bestselling author Seth Gillihan, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Made Simple replaces technical language with quick and highly accessible strategies that can be used on an as-needed basis. This vital resource promotes personal growth as you overcome challenges and improve your wellbeing.
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Change Your Thinking
Overcome Stress, Combat Anxiety and Improve Your Life with CBT
Sarah Edelman - 2001-11-16 (first published in 2006)
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Discover how to manage complicated thoughts and feelings with Change Your Thinking, which is based on the principles of cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT). Written by Dr Sarah Edelman, this book offers sensible suggestions for more effective communication and finding happiness, using CBT to develop realistic thought patterns and respond better to upsetting emotions. Learn how to dispute that nagging voice in your head and deal more rationally with feelings of anger, depression, frustration, and anxiety. Change your thinking and make a difference to your life - beginning today.
The CBT Toolbox by Jeff Riggenbach
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by Lawrence Wallace
The Generalized Anxiety Disorder Workbook by Melisa Robichaud
CBT For Anxiety Disorders by Gregoris Simos
The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook by Matthew McKay
The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk
What to Do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner
CBT Toolbox for Children & Adolescents by Lisa Weed Phifer
Feeling Great by David D. Burns
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder by Marsha Linehan
The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne
The Comprehensive Clinician's Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Leslie Sokol
CBT Workbook for Kids by Heather Davidson Bcn
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Olivia Telford
Wilma Jean - The Worry Machine by Julia Cook
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies by Rhena Branch
CBT Worksheets by James Manning
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Worksheets by Lawrence Shapiro
Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders by Robert L. Leahy
Doing CBT by David F. Tolin
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy by Michelle G. Craske PhD
The Worry Workbook for Teens by Jamie A. Micco
Let's Think About Feelings by Marcie Yeager Lcsw
CBT for Chronic Pain and Psychological Well-Being by Mark Carlson
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy by Jane Aniston