Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Practical Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques anyone can use.

Here are some questions you can ask yourself if you are feeling anxious about an upcoming social interaction. Let’s for example imagine you want to ask someone out on a date. Question 1: What do...

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Now that is this blog is starting to have a nice, wee community of readers (through the subscriptions and the Facebook page), I thought I’d experiment with doing a community project. Pleasure and sense of...

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Diagram about Anxiety I made another chart. This one is about Anxiety. Click here to view. I’ve now formatted the above doc as a pdf so you can easy print it. You can either print...

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Flow Chart

May 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Today’s post is a flow chart. It’s too big for my page size, so you’ll need to click though to see it. Click here to view I’ve now formatted the above doc as a pdf...

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I mentioned this blog post to a client today “It’s Normal to Take A While Before Your Work Is as Good as Your Ambitions”. It’s from Melanie Pinola at a blog called Lifehacker. In summarizing...

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What Have You Achieved in Your Life That You Once Thought Was Impossible For You? For me, I never would’ve imagined that I would’ve taken up jogging. Another more recent example is that I’ve long...

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Cognitive processes (thought patterns) that lead to starting up again after you have initially stopped. Learn what your high risk thoughts are. Once you know what your high risk thoughts are, you can prepare some...

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Raw Spots – (Personal) Example

May 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve shared this example with a couple of clients to help illustrate the concept of raw spots, and the usefulness of developing an awareness of them. So, I thought why not post it here. A...

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A, B, and C Tasks

April 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

This simple tip comes from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Adults with ADHD, but can be used by anyone. Here’s how. Assign a letter to each of the tasks on your to do list. A =...

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The Benefits of Non-Avoidant Coping Diary

March 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

This is a followup for people who have already done the Costs of Avoidance worksheet, and Avoidance and Suffering Diary, as outlined in the previous post here. If you’re a newer reader, you can easily...

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