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Cognitive behavioral therapy
Albin, Jayme, author.
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Publication Information:
New York : Alpha, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2014].

Physical Description:
xviii, 347 pages ; 24 cm.
"You have the ability to change your thinking and control your actions from the inside out. Whatever your life struggle, cognitive behavioral therapy can teach you how to think and act more constructively."--back cover.
Understanding CBT -- Interpreting your thoughts and feelings -- Automatic thoughts, assumptions, and core beliefs -- Understanding and measuring your emotions -- Setting goals for getting better -- Visualization and imagery -- Relaxation techniques and strategies -- Mindfulness -- Your inner narration -- Testing your new beliefs -- Increasing your self-esteem -- Overcoming perfectionism -- Improving your relationships -- Building assertiveness -- Managing everyday stress -- Overcoming depression -- Dealing with anxiety disorders -- Controlling anger -- Overcoming addictions or substance abuse -- Managing OCD -- Developing a positive body image -- Knocking down obstacles to progress -- Maintaining gains -- Preparing to backslide -- Working with a therapist.
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Author Notes

Dr. Jayme Albin , MS, PhD, specializes in cognitive-behavior therapy, biofeedback/yoga therapy, and other researched strategies. Dr. Albin is an expert in treating anxiety (phobias and OCD), mood disorders, attention problems, and behavior-related problems. She can be found online at

Eileen Bailey is a freelance writer specializing in writing about ADHD, anxiety, learning disabilities, and other health topics, and has been writing on education, health, and parenting topics for more than 15 years. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Adult ADHD and was was previously the guide to ADD at More recently, she has written for a number of health and education sites, including sites focusing on learning disabilities in teens and young adults. She lives in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.

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