How helpful is CBT, really?
We have been discussing the approach of Dr. David Burns, renowned member of the Beck team which developed Cognitive Therapy in the 1980’s, best-selling author of the evergreen “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” and many other fine books on CBT. 3,497 total views, 9 views today Originally posted 2014-10-01 […]
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David D. Burns, author of the now-classic, Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy was Part of Beck’s team that developed CBT at the University of Pennsylvania in the 1980s . . . 2,753 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2019-02-26 22:11:09.
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“Sensitive Souls” and Managing Painful Emotions
“Sensitive Souls”and Managing Painful Emotions. If you are a “sensitive soul,” depending upon your resources and circumstances, you may be faced with the dilemma of building, and then closing yourself in a walled, perfumed garden so that all the suffering, tragedy and injustice in the world cannot get to you. Or, on the other hand, […]
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Aim for success, not perfection
Aim for success, not perfection. Never give up your right to be wrong, because then you will lose the ability to learn new things and move forward with your life.” ~Dr. David M. Burns 3,268 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-05-02 22:53:14.
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Dare to Be Average!
One of the most unusual, attention-grabbing, and in my opinion, important chapter titles ever in a self-help book of this kind. But what on earth could be the reason for such a seemingly negative, almost “anti-American” sentiment? 9,670 total views, 2 views today Originally posted 2013-04-29 18:16:46.
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Can you dispute a “secondary disburbance”?
A reader asks what David Burns means in Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy when he says that you cannot dispute a feeling, you can only dispute a thought. 4,707 total views Originally posted 2012-09-21 05:22:16.
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Task perfection vs. self-perfection.
Dare to be average! 3,463 total views Originally posted 2016-08-22 20:50:01.
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Depression can seem worse than cancer!
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Negative thinking patterns
Negative thinking patterns can be immensely deceptive and persuasive, and change is rarely easy. But with patience and persistence, I believe that nearly all individuals suffering from depression can improve and experience a sense of joy and self-esteem once again.” ~David Burns, author “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy” […]
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