The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook For Weight Management

Author: Michele Laliberte
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826961
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We all think we know what we have to do to manage our weight, and blame ourselves when we don't meet the goals we have set. In reality, we need to understand the biology behind the body's regulation of weight to achieve the control we are hoping for. And we need strategies for overcoming obstacles: the stress of daily life, emotional upsets, and people who sabotage our efforts or attack our self-esteem. The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Weight Management is a different kind of weight management guide that focuses on helping you stay disciplined and dedicated to your weight management goals by using cognitive behavioral therapy. This approach has been used by therapists for years to treat a diverse range of mental health conditions, and researchers have found that it also helps people make healthy changes that last. This workbook includes exercises and worksheets to help you design a customized weight management strategy most likely to be effective for you based on the habits and lifestyle you have now. You'll set specific goals to improve your body image and your health, and follow a realistic weight management plan designed specifically for you. It is possible to feel good about yourself as you work toward a healthier lifestyle. This book will show you how. Learn to: •Manage situational, emotional, and interpersonal eating triggers •Overcome body image difficulties and critical thoughts •Make changes toward weight management that you actually enjoy •Use support from friends and family to bolster success

Psychological Care In Severe Obesity

Author: Stephanie Cassin
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108404049
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Practical, evidence-based psychological treatments for severe obesity and related comorbidities, with case vignettes and clinical dialogues.

The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook For Anxiety

Author: William J. Knaus
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608820634
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When anxious feelings spiral out of control, they can drain your energy and prevent you from living the life you want. If you're ready to stop letting your anxiety have the upper hand, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety can help. This workbook offers a step-by-step program you can use, on your own or with a therapist, to end anxiety and get back to living a rich and productive life. With this book, you'll develop a personal plan using techniques from rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), powerful treatment methods proven to be even more effective in the long term than anxiety medication. You'll learn to recognize your anxiety triggers, develop skills to stop anxious thoughts before they get out of control, and stop needless fears from coming back. The powerful tools in this book will help you: Silence the irrational thoughts that trigger anxiety Create a personal plan to overcome excessive fears and worries Stop expecting perfection from yourself and start feeling confident Calm yourself when panic takes hold Defeat depression and other conditions that often occur with anxiety Build self-esteem Track your symptoms and maintain your progress This book has received the prestigious accolade of being included in The Albert Ellis Tribute Book Series—created to honor the life and work of Albert Ellis, the founder of rational emotive behavioral therapy (REBT). REBT is one of the most widely-practiced therapies throughout the world and is the foundation for cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based approaches. These books provide proven-effective treatments and tools to improve psychological well-being, while also supporting advancements in psychotherapy for the betterment of humanity.

The Body Image Workbook

Author: Thomas Cash
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1608826171
Size: 16,86 MB
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Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to accept and enjoy the way you look instead of constantly worrying about and criticizing your appearance? What if instead of focusing on your flaws, you felt confident with the body you have right now? If you don't like what you see when you look in the mirror, you may not realize that these feelings are entirely within your grasp. You don't need extensive cosmetic surgery, pricey beauty treatments, or weight loss programs, but you may need to do something even more drastic-change your perspective and the way you view yourself. The Body Image Workbook offers a comprehensive program to help you stop focusing on your perceived imperfections and start feeling more confident about the way you look. As you complete the helpsheets in this book, you'll learn to celebrate your body instead of feeling ashamed of it. This new edition includes discussions of our obsession with physical appearance and with body-fixing options. It helps you discover your personal body image strengths and vulnerabilities and then guides you in creating new, life-changing experiences of mindfulness and body acceptance. After completing this eight-step program, you'll look at yourself in a whole new light-seeing the beauty of the real you.

Eating And Weight Disorders

Author: Carlos M. Grilo
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 1317821866
Size: 11,67 MB
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Eating disorders refer to a range of problems characterized by abnormal eating behaviours and beliefs about eating, weight, and shape. Eating disorders, which are classified as psychiatric problems, and obesity, which is classified as a general medical condition, reflect a diverse and perplexing array of biological, social, and psychological phenomena. Beginning with a comprehensive overview of eating and weight disorders, this volume also covers: anorexia nervosa bulimia nervosa atypical eating disorders and binge eating disorders obesity. Including the most up-to-date research, Carlos Grilo provides a balanced and authoritative overview of current thinking in the fields of eating disorders and obesity with broad yet in-depth coverage of the areas. This highly readable book is an indispensable resource to students and professionals in clinical psychology, health psychology, and psychiatry.

20 Common Problems In Behavioral Health

Author: Frank Verloin DeGruy
Editor: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780070164383
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This book is part of the 20 Common Problems series. The purpose of the series is to provide a practical, clinical resource for the diagnosis and management of problems commonly encountered by the primary care physician in office practice. The role of primary care physicians in the health care system has greatly escalated in recent years due to managed care. They are the front-line care-givers and care-managers for most of the US population. They need to be well informed on a wide array of complaints and disorders to optimally manage patients and know when to refer for specialist care. The 20 Common Problems series meets the needs of these physicians through its strong clinical emphasis, its problem and solution oriented approach, and its concentration on the most frequently presenting cases.

The Wellness Workbook For Bipolar Disorder

Author: Louisa Grandin Sylvia
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1626251320
Size: 13,52 MB
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Studies show there is a clear link between bipolar disorder and obesity-related illnesses. In this workbook, a leading Harvard Medical School researcher and bipolar expert presents a step-by-step, evidence-based behavioral lifestyle program to help people with bipolar disorder live healthy lives, regulate moods, and lose weight. If you have bipolar disorder, you already know about the emotional ups and downs that can accompany this disorder. But you may not know that people with bipolar disorder are far more likely to die from obesity-related illnesses as a result of poor nutrition and poor lifestyle choices. For the first time ever, this comprehensive workbook offers the proven-effective, Harvard-researched diet and lifestyle program made popular in the best-selling book Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy, to help you manage your moods, lose weight, and thrive. When you are experiencing a manic or depressive episode, making healthy lifestyle choices is probably the last thing on your mind. That’s why The Wellness Workbook for Bipolar Disorder offers guidance to help you implement healthy changes into your daily life—one step at a time.

The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook For Bulimia

Author: Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1572246197
Size: 18,94 MB
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At the root of bulimia is a need for control over one's body, environment, and feelings of self-worth. Instead of coping with negative feelings in healthy ways, people with bulimia binge and purge. This book is for people who attempt to calm intense, negative emotions through their bulimia-people who feel that by controlling their weight, they will be able to better control their lives. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook for Bulimia teaches readers a healthier coping mechanism for dealing with their feelings called dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Using skills drawn from this proven approach, along with motivational interviewing, readers learn to regulate their emotions in effective ways that are healthy for mind and body. Worksheets and exercises throughout the book help readers put new skills like commitment, mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness into practice. This book also helps readers identify and address mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression, that are often comorbid with bulimia.

Feeding The Starving Mind

Author: Doreen A. Samelson
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1572245840
Size: 13,31 MB
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In Feeding the Starving Mind, a clinical psychologist and eating disorder specialist presents a program designed to help the older teen or adult with low-weight eating disorders like anorexia nervosa develop healthy eating habits and cope with chronic anxiety.

The Binge Eating And Compulsive Overeating Workbook

Author: Carolyn Coker Ross
Editor: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608820931
Size: 17,66 MB
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Some people use food to calm themselves when they feel overwhelmed. Others find it difficult to discern between eating out of hunger and eating out of habit. There are nearly as many reasons why people overeat as there are reasons to stop. While overeating can often bring comfort in the short term, it can lead to feelings of guilt later on. If you feel like you're caught in a cycle of unhealthy eating that you can't stop, this workbook can help you overcome it. In The Binge Eating and Compulsive Overeating Workbook, you'll learn skills and nutrition guidelines recommended by doctors and therapists for healthy eating and how to quell the often overpowering urge to overeat. Using a variety of practices drawn from complementary and alternative medicine, you'll replace unhealthy habits with nourishing rewards and relaxation practices. This potent combination of therapies will help you end your dependence on overeating as a way to cope with unpleasant feelings and shows you how to develop new strategies for a healthier lifestyle. This workbook will help you: •Identify the trigger foods and feelings that spur you to binge or overeat •Determine how stress, depression, and anxiety may be affecting your eating •Calm yourself in stressful times with nourishing self-care practices •Learn to appreciate and accept your body