Ten Days to Self-Esteem

The Leader's Manual

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Do you wake up dreading the day? Do you feel ciscouraged with what you've accomplished in life? Do you want greater self-esteem, productivity, and joy in daily living? If so, you will benefit from this revolutionary way of brightening your moods without drugs or lengthy therapy. All you need is your own common sense and the easy-to-follow methods revealed in this book by one of the country's foremost authorities on mood and personal relationship problems. In Ten Days to Self-esteem, Dr. David Burns presents innovative, clear, and compassionate methods that will help you identify the causes of your mood slumps and develop a more positive outlook on life. You will learn that You feel the way you think: Negative feelings like guilt, anger, and depression do not result from the bad things that happen to you, but from the way you think about these events. This simple but revolutionary idea can change your life! You can change the way you feel: You will discover why you get depressed and learn how to brighten your outlook when you're in a slump. You can enjoy greater happiness, productivity, and intimacy—without drugs or lengthy therapy. Can a self-help book do all this? Studies show that two thirds of depressed readers of Dr. Burns's classic bestseller, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, experienced dramatic felief in just four weeks without psychotherapy or antidepressant medications. Three-year follow-up studies revealed that readers did not relapse but continued to enjoy their positive outlook. Ten Days to Self-esteem offers a powerful new tool that provides hope and healing in ten easy steps. The methods are based on common sense and are not difficult to apply. Research shows that they really work! Feeling good feels wonderful. You owe it to yourself to feel good!

Ten Days to Great Self-esteem

Ten Days to Great Self-esteem

Do you wake up dreading the day? Do you feel discouraged with what you've accomplished in life/ Do you want greater self-esteem, productivity, and joy in daily living? In TEN DAYS TO SELF ESTEEM, Dr Burns offers a powerful tool providing hope, compassion, and healing for people suffering from low self-esteem or unhappiness. In ten easy steps you will learn specific techniques to enhance self esteem, productivity and happiness. You will learn techniques that will help you change the way you think, feel and behave. The ideas are based on commonsense and are easy to apply. You will learn that- *You feel the way you think- negative feelings do not actually result from bad things that happen but from the way you think about these events- *You can change the way you feel- you will discover why tou get so moody and learn how to brighten your outlook when you're in a slump.

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Do you wake up dreading the day? Do you feel ciscouraged with what you've accomplished in life? Do you want greater self-esteem, productivity, and joy in daily living? If so, you will benefit from this revolutionary way of brightening your moods without drugs or lengthy therapy. All you need is your own common sense and the easy-to-follow methods revealed in this book by one of the country's foremost authorities on mood and personal relationship problems. In Ten Days to Self-esteem, Dr. David Burns presents innovative, clear, and compassionate methods that will help you identify the causes of your mood slumps and develop a more positive outlook on life. You will learn that You feel the way you think: Negative feelings like guilt, anger, and depression do not result from the bad things that happen to you, but from the way you think about these events. This simple but revolutionary idea can change your life! You can change the way you feel: You will discover why you get depressed and learn how to brighten your outlook when you're in a slump. You can enjoy greater happiness, productivity, and intimacy—without drugs or lengthy therapy. Can a self-help book do all this? Studies show that two thirds of depressed readers of Dr. Burns's classic bestseller, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, experienced dramatic felief in just four weeks without psychotherapy or antidepressant medications. Three-year follow-up studies revealed that readers did not relapse but continued to enjoy their positive outlook. Ten Days to Self-esteem offers a powerful new tool that provides hope and healing in ten easy steps. The methods are based on common sense and are not difficult to apply. Research shows that they really work! Feeling good feels wonderful. You owe it to yourself to feel good!

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Do you wake up dreading the day? Do you feel ciscouraged with what you've accomplished in life? Do you want greater self-esteem, productivity, and joy in daily living? If so, you will benefit from this revolutionary way of brightening your moods without drugs or lengthy therapy. All you need is your own common sense and the easy-to-follow methods revealed in this book by one of the country's foremost authorities on mood and personal relationship problems. In Ten Days to Self-esteem, Dr. David Burns presents innovative, clear, and compassionate methods that will help you identify the causes of your mood slumps and develop a more positive outlook on life. You will learn that You feel the way you think: Negative feelings like guilt, anger, and depression do not result from the bad things that happen to you, but from the way you think about these events. This simple but revolutionary idea can change your life! You can change the way you feel: You will discover why you get depressed and learn how to brighten your outlook when you're in a slump. You can enjoy greater happiness, productivity, and intimacy—without drugs or lengthy therapy. Can a self-help book do all this? Studies show that two thirds of depressed readers of Dr. Burns's classic bestseller, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy, experienced dramatic felief in just four weeks without psychotherapy or antidepressant medications. Three-year follow-up studies revealed that readers did not relapse but continued to enjoy their positive outlook. Ten Days to Self-esteem offers a powerful new tool that provides hope and healing in ten easy steps. The methods are based on common sense and are not difficult to apply. Research shows that they really work! Feeling good feels wonderful. You owe it to yourself to feel good!

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Ten Days to Self-Esteem

Ten Days to Self-esteem The Leader's Manual To date, Dr. David Burns's classic Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy has sold more than two and a half million copies. Many people are unaware of the real secret of this book's phenomenal success. Published studies have shown that two thirds of the depressed people who have read Dr. Burns's Feeling Good recovered on their own in just four weeks without any professional treatment at all! Even more astonishing is the fact that 77% of these readers maintained their positive outlook for at least two years after reading Feeling Good. That's why Feeling Good has become a perennial best-seller -- because this book provides hope, compassion, and actual healing for people suffering from depression. Now Dr. Burns offers a powerful new tool with the creation of his Ten Days to Self-esteem: The Leader's Manual. This book, along with the accompanying participant's workbook (Ten Days to Self-esteem), will show you how to develop exciting short-term groups -- based on the principles in Feeling Good -- that will help people from all walks of life overcome depression and develop greater self-esteem and greater joy in daily living. Extensive pilot testing of this program reveals that the groups are suitable for high-functioning, sophisticated people with mild mood problems as well as for less educated people and those with severe- emotional difficulties. The groups can be conducted by mental health professionals in a variety of settings, including: hospitals and clinics day treatment programs high schools and universities corporations twelve-step programs as well as other self-help organizations churches and synagogues correctional facilities HMOs and EAPs This is a time of great challenge for mental health professionals because of severe cutbacks in funding for psychiatric and psychological services. HMOs and other managed health care providers are asking, "Can you provide quality outpatient treatment in only a handful of sessions? Can you provide a meaningful and healing inpatient experience in a matter of days instead of weeks or months?" This book reveals an entirely new, cost-effective model for helping the majority of people quickly and compassionately. This ten-session training program includes topics such as: "The Price of Happiness" (Step 1) "How to Break Out of a Bad Mood" (Step 4) "Self-esteem -What Is It? How Do I Get It?" (Step 7) "The Perfectionist's Script for Self-defeat" (Step 8) "A Prescription for Procrastinators" (Step 9) "Self-esteem and Spirituality" (Step 10) This Leader's Manual contains clear and detailed instructions for every session in the program. Even if you do not have extensive group experience, the manual will show you how to make your very first group a resounding success. As you develop the program, you will be breaking new ground for people suffering from depression, loneliness, anxiety, and addictions who wish to enrich their lives and feel good about themselves once again!

Self-Esteem Research, Theory, and Practice

Toward a Positive Psychology of Self-Esteem, Third Edition

Self-Esteem Research, Theory, and Practice

Dr. Mruk has produced a highly readable new edition of his original work on an often misunderstood psychological construct--self-esteem. Mruk's view that self-esteem is a critically important influence on psychological adjustment and quality of life is now an accepted tenet in personality theory. Lack of self-esteem is frequently a precursor to depression, suicidal behavior, and other personality disorders. Nonetheless, the clinical diagnosis of self-esteem problems has lacked the basis of an overarching theory. Dr. Mruk's comprehensive analysis distills the literature on self-esteem into practical and reliable treatment methods for both clinicians and researchers. The new edition contains updated research and current terms, and addresses the self-esteem "backlash." He concludes with worksheets and detailed guidelines for conducting self-esteem building workshops. Added features include: Major theories of self-esteem Chapter on the new positive psychology 150 new references Dr. Mruk has developed a writing style that is successfully oriented toward both academic and clinical audiences in the areas of counseling, education, nursing, psychology, and social work, thus providing much-needed information for teachers, students, and practicing clinicians in a clear, concise way.

Beyond Blue

Surviving Depression & Anxiety and Making the Most of Bad Genes

Beyond Blue

Therese Borchard may be one of the frankest, funniest people on the planet. That, combined with her keen writing abilities has made her Beliefnet blog, Beyond Blue, one of the most trafficked blogs on the site. BEYOND BLUE, the book, is part memoir/part self-help. It describes Borchard's experience of living with manic depression as well as providing cutting-edge research and information on dealing with mood disorders. By exposing her vulnerability, she endears herself immediately to the reader and then reduces even the most depressed to laughter as she provides a companion on the journey to recovery and the knowledge that the reader is not alone. Comprised of four sections and twenty-one chapters, BEYOND BLUE covers a wide range of topics from codependency to addiction, poor body image to postpartum depression, from alternative medicine to psychopharmacology, managing anxiety to applying lessons from therapy. Because of her laser wit and Erma Bombeck sense of humor, every chapter is entertaining as well as serious.

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner

Includes DSM-5 Updates

The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner

The bestselling treatment planning system for mental health professionals The Adolescent Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, Fifth Edition provides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state and federal agencies. New edition features empirically supported, evidence-based treatment interventions including conduct disorder, substance use, low self-esteem, suicidal ideation, ADHD, and eating disorders Organized around 36 behaviorally based presenting problems, including peer/sibling conflict, school violence, sexual abuse, and others Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, and interventions—plus space to record your own treatment plan options Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plan components by behavioral problem Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to the requirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agencies including CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA

The Family Therapy Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates, 2nd Edition

The Family Therapy Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates, 2nd Edition

This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 40 behaviorally based presentingproblems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, andinterventions—plus space to record your own treatment planoptions A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet therequirements of most accrediting bodies, insurance companies, andthird-party payors Includes new Evidence-Based Practice Interventions asrequired by many public funding sources and private insurers PracticePlanners® THE BESTSELLINGTREATMENT PLANNING SYSTEM FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS The Family Therapy Treatment Planner, Second Editionprovides all the elements necessary to quickly and easily developformal treatment plans that satisfy the demands of HMOs, managedcare companies, third-party payors, and state and federalagencies. New edition features empirically supported, evidence-basedtreatment interventions Organized around 40 main presenting problems includingchild/parent conflicts, depression, abuse, death and loss issues,blended family problems, and loss of family cohesion Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, andinterventions—plus space to record your own treatment planoptions Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plancomponents by behavioral problem Designed to correspond with The Family Therapy ProgressNotes Planner, Second Edition and the Brief Family TherapyHomework Planner, Second Edition Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to therequirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agenciesincluding CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA Additional resources in thePracticePlanners® series: Progress Notes Planners contain complete, prewrittenprogress notes for each presenting problem in the companionTreatment Planners. Homework Planners feature behaviorally based, ready-to-useassignments to speed treatment and keep clients engaged betweensessions. For more information on ourPracticePlanners®, including our full lineof Treatment Planners, visit us on the Web at:www.wiley.com/practiceplanners