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.
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
About the Author:
Gill Bloxham is a Chartered Psychologist and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. She teaches university courses to a variety of charity organisations, such as MIND, and to non-health agencies, including the police and local government.