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Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies

Managing Anger with CBT For Dummies

Gillian Bloxham

ISBN: 978-1-118-31855-3

Jan 2013

224 pages

In Stock

$14.99

Description

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.

Introduction 1

Part I: The Knowledge: Anger, CBT and Change 7

Chapter 1: Things You Need To Know About Anger 9

Chapter 2: Knowing About CBT and Making Changes 23

Part II: Managing Your Anger: Putting CBT into Action 43

Chapter 3: Investigating Your Own Anger 45

Chapter 4: Cooling Down Your Angry Thinking 65

Chapter 5: Dealing With Your Real Feelings 89

Chapter 6: Changing Your Angry Behaviour 103

Chapter 7: Using Assertiveness to Bypass Anger 131

Part III: Changing for the Better, Changing for Good 149

Chapter 8: Changing Old Habits for New 151

Chapter 9: Getting Past Setbacks and Finding Support 163

Part IV: The Part of Tens 181

Chapter 10: Ten Tips to Put Out the Fire When You're Angry 183

Chapter 11: Ten Tips for Dealing With Angry People 191

Index 199