Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts: A CBT-Based Guide to Getting Over Frightening, Obsessive, or Disturbing Thoughts
You are not your thoughts! In this powerful book, two anxiety experts offer proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) skills to help you get unstuck from disturbing thoughts, overcome the shame these thoughts can bring, and reduce your anxiety.
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I finally understand how to LET IT GO. I suffer from unwanted intrusive thoughts daily and I have finally learned to let them go thanks to this book. I’m constantly a work in progress. I haven’t read a single other book that’s helped with calming anxious thoughts down. I plan to continue to practice these methods outlined in the book. Overall, so incredibly well written. As someone who suffers from anxiety I could feel my anxiety lessening every single page. Th ...more
Sally M. Winston & Martin N. Seif go through exercises that could change your life and could help free your mind. Most therapists don't specialise in this type of psychology of the brain ...more
* Great examples trickled throughout the advice and research to really hammer home the point.
* Information is outlined and organized well.
* Jargon isn't too complicated.
* Could help shift your perspective toward yourself.
* Highly recommend to anyone with anxiety or similar disorders! ...more
i'm not 100% all the time, but reading this book gave me a pathway to move on from a time when i felt mentally exhausted, and i'm saying this publicly so that someone else will hopefully see this and understand that the $9 i spent on this ebook was beyond worth it. i am very thankful for it and i reference it often. ...more
The best lies have just enough beef to hold the baloney together (paraphrased quote from my friend Steve Mielke).
Several years ago I learned about dialectic behavioral therapy (DBT) for a family member in crisis. With an open mind, some parts made sense while others, mainly the Buddhist parts, violated my faith. My first impression of this book on cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) leaves me feeling much the same way. While validation is important, condoning aberrant, sinful beh ...more
I began to read this book initially with my son in mind. He has Asperger’s Syndrome and unwanted and intrusive thoughts are a feature of his high anxiety when it is at its peak. I wanted to be able to help him. As I began to read tho ...more
This book lays things out very well - and has ...more
Unfortunately, you cannot completely get rid of intrusive thoughts but you can reduce them. The process of reducing the thoughts is so simple and is the opposite of what people normally do when uncomfortable thoughts arise. The typical reaction is to fight the thoughts which doe ...more