From Our Editors
Ideal for client assignment, this treatment manual draws on the authors' extensive experience as clinicians and teachers of cognitive therapy to help clients successfully understand and improve their moods, alter their behavior, and enhance their relationships
From the Publisher
Developed by two master clinicians with extensive experience in cognitive therapy treatment and training, this popular workbook shows readers how to improve their lives using cognitive therapy. The book is designed to be used alone or in conjunction with professional treatment. Step-by-step worksheets teach specific skills that have helped hundreds of thousands people conquer depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse and relationship problems. Readers learn to use mood questionnaires to identify, rate, and track changes in feelings; change the thoughts that contribute to problems; follow step-by-step strategies to improve moods; and take action to improve daily living and relationships. The book''s large-size format facilitates reading and writing ease.
From the Jacket
Since you are looking at this book, chances are you''re thinking about making some changes. "Mind Over Mood" is different from other books you might read to help you do this. Written by two clinical psychologists, this manual shows you how to improve your life using cognitive therapy-- one of the most effective and widely practiced forms of psychotherapy. Step-by-step worksheets teach you specific skills that have helped thousands of people conquer depression, panic attacks, anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse, and relationship problems. Whether you are in therapy or not, use this manual as an effective tool to learn practical steps to fell better and make the changes you want.
About the Author
Dennis Greenberger, PhD, clinical
psychologist, is Director of the Anxiety and Depression Center,
Newport Beach, California. The Center''s website,www.anxietyanddepressioncenter.com, features
information onMind Over Mood. Dr. Greenberger is Assistant
Clinical Professor at the College of Medicine, University of
California, Irvine. He is a Founding Fellow and member of the Board
of the Directors of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Christine A. Padesky, PhD, clinical
psychologist, is a Distinguished Founding Fellow of the Academy of
Cognitive Therapy and recipient of their Aaron T. Beck award.
Coauthor of six books and an internationally renowned speaker, she
received the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award from
the California Psychological Association. Her Center for Cognitive
Therapy in Huntington Beach, California, hosts MindOverMood.com, a
website for the public.