Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 3, 2012 - Self-Help - 224 pages
Defuse your anger with CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a hugely popular self-help technique, which teaches you how to break free from destructive or negative behaviors and make positive changes to both your thoughts and your actions. This practical guide to managing anger with CBT will help you to understand your anger, identify solutions to your problems, and maintain your gains and avoid relapse.

This concise, user-friendly guide provides focused advice on defusing anger using proven CBT techniques. You'll discover how to keep your anger under control and identify the negative thought processes that lead to angry outbursts.

  • Shows you how to use CBT to help you react positively to frustrating situations
  • Helps you learn to assert yourself effectively without losing your temper
  • Gives you tried-and-true CBT techniques to let go of unhealthy anger

If you're struggling with anger management, Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies gives you the tools you need to keep your cool and live a happier, more balanced life.


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Table of Contents
The Knowledge Anger CBTand Change
Knowing AboutCBT and MakingChanges
Using the triggerreaction results chain Considering MakingChanges Why botherchanging?
Controlling Your Signals
Tackling Anger Faceto Face Pressing pause Staying focused Being honest
Using Assertiveness to Bypass Anger
Assertivenessinaction Aggression inaction Passive aggression in action Becoming More Assertive
Changing OldHabits for
Feeling differently Behaving innewways
Finding Help and Support
Ten Tips toPut Out theFire When Youre Angry
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Gill Bloxham is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She teaches university courses to a variety of charity organisations, such as MIND, and to non-health agencies, including the police and local government.

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