Do you believe your thoughts?

Posted by Rex Alexander on Sun 24 Sep 23 in Ten Cognitive Distortions |

Are your thoughts true? Here is one for you.  When you are aware of  thinking a thought, do you automatically assume that it is true, factual and valid?  2,052 total views Originally posted 2017-09-20 07:37:03.

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Dare to Be Average!

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 21 Sep 23 in Books & Media, bookshop, David Burns, Perfectionism, Your Opinion Matters |

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?  9,855 total views Originally posted 2013-04-29 18:16:46.

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Negative thinking patterns

Posted by Rex Alexander on Thu 8 Jun 23 in David Burns, Depression, Ten Cognitive Distortions |

  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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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.          3,569 total views Originally posted 2014-10-01 20:41:19.

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Posted by Rex Alexander on Mon 29 May 23 in Aaron Beck, Anxiety, Books & Media, bookshop, David Burns, Depression |

     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 . . .  2,870 total views Originally posted 2019-02-26 22:11:09.

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A Bouquet of Dr. Burns Classics For You

Posted by Rex Alexander on Tue 9 May 23 in Books & Media |

               1,402 total views Originally posted 2018-12-17 12:00:58.

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