Is your stress threatening to take over your life? "Beat Stress with CBT" is a clear, hands-on, practical guide to dealing with stress in every situation. It uses an effective, drug-free approach - Cognitive Behavioural Therapy - that will give you lasting support and solutions to your stress. Using CBT, you can identify your reaction to stressful situations, and pick out the aspects of your life or personality which feel uncontrollable. This book will give you a straightforward method of measuring and reducing your stress levels, and help you to tackle the related problems such as poor sleep, anxiety, depression or disordered eating or drinking. Using a mixture of immediate solutions and long-term strategies, CBT will help you rework your mindset and find a healthier, less stressful way of life.
Two excellent authors - one a reliable, fluent writer and practising counsellor, the other a high-profile psychologistAll the interactive, write-in features that distinguish CBT from other self-help booksCase studies and author insights that will help the reader feel supported
Table of Contents:
Chapter One - Understanding StressChapter Two - Measuring and monitoring your stress levelsChapter Three - Thinking your way out of stressChapter Four - Track down your personal stress sourceChapter Five - De-stress using your bodyChapter Six - De-stress through organisatonChapter Seven - Overcoming stress-related angerChapter Eight - Improve your communication skillsChapter Nine - Stress at work, stress at homeChapter Ten - Bringing it all togetherAppendixWork sheetsUseful contactsBibliography
About the Author(s):
Stephen Palmer (London, UK) is founder of the Centre for Stress Management and honorary professor of psychology at City University, and a coaching trainer and consultant . He is author or editor of over 25 books, and an expert on BBC1's The Stress Test.Christine Wilding (Sussex, UK) is a human resource practicioner and psychotherapist.
Readers suffering from anxiety, those referred for stress management by GPs, etc