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Change for the better : self-help through practical psychotherapy

Author: Elizabeth Wilde McCormick
Publisher: London : SAGE, 2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. edView all editions and formats

Based on a model of time-limited therapy, this best-selling book has helped many people find ways of dealing with everyday emotional difficulties. Its continuing popularity has prompted this fourth  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Wilde McCormick
ISBN: 9781446208144 1446208141 9781446208151 144620815X
OCLC Number: 819752003
Description: xiii, 329 p.
Contents: INTRODUCTIONAbout Cognitive Analytic TherapyAbout MindfulnessPART ONE: WHO ARE WE? WHAT ARE WE MADE OF? WHAT CAN CHANGE? Change Is PossiblePART TWO: THE BUILDING BLOCKS OF WHO WE ARE: FEELINGS, EMOTIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS: WITH OURSELVES AND OTHERSUnderstanding Relating: Reciprocal Relationship ProceduresProblems and Dilemmas within RelationshipsPART THREE: GETTING OFF THE SYMPTOM HOOK: NAMING THE PROBLEMTrapsDilemmasSnags and Self-SabotagePART FOUR: THE TIP OF THE EMOTIONAL ICEBERG: EMOTIONAL STATES, DEPRESSION AND SYMPTOMSUnbearable and Unmanageable FeelingsHow Unmanageable Feelings Become SymptomsPART FIVE: THE EMOTIONAL ROLLER COASTERThe Challenge of Shifting StatesLiving on the BorderlinePART SIX: GATHERING INFORMATIONExamining the Impact of Our BeginningsPART SEVEN: MAKING THE CHANGEWriting Our Life StoryTargeting the Procedures That Create Problems and Deciding on Aims for ChangePutting a Diagram in Your PocketTechniques for Working through the Process of ChangePART EIGHT: CHANGING WITHIN A RELATIONSHIPLove Is Not EnoughPART NINE: HOLDING ONTO CHANGECreative Ways of Practising with and Holding on to ChangePART TEN: RESOURCE DIRECTORY FOR THERAPISTSCAT SkillsCAT Theory and PracticeCAT Research
Responsibility: Elizabeth Wilde McCormick


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