CBT - Books and Resources
If you want to explore CBT further, here are some recommended books (all with lots of 5 star reviews on Amazon, and positive comments by anxiety sufferers as well as therapists):
Highly recommended by readers who have used these strategies to deal with anxiety.
Comments: "Simple and easy to use strategies" - 4.7 stars.
"By following the practical, easy-to-follow exercises and examples, you can take control of your thoughts, emotions, and feelings, and find more positive ways of dealing with life’s hurdles-and a happier you."
Change Your Thinking will teach you how to
- Fight negative and self-defeating beliefs to minimize your experience of upsetting emotions
- Recognize “thinking errors” that cause you unnecessary distress
- Learn how to dispute thinking errors with your behavior and rational thoughts
- and more.
"Highly recommended as a very usable self-help book for anxiety" - 4.6 stars.
"If you are serious about applying cognitive behavioral therapy to your everyday life, this is the book for you. This book has helped me with depression beyond measure. The exercises are very doable and practical."
"Simple to understand and to follow" - 4.7 stars.
"The main focus of treatment involves learning how to face agoraphobic situations and the scary physical symptoms of panic from an entirely new perspective."