Über den Autor
Donald Robertson is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, specialising in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), clinical hypnosis, and other evidence-based approaches. He has been in practice as a therapist for over fifteen years and mainly treats clients with anxiety-related problems at his clinic in Harley Street, London. Donald is also an experienced trainer and workshop facilitator. He is the author of dozens of articles in therapy journals and magazines and of the books The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (2010) and The Practice of Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy (in press). He is also the editor of The Discovery of Hypnosis (2009), the complete writings of James Braid, the founder of hypnotherapy.
1. Introduction: What is Resilience? 2. Letting Go of Experiential Avoidance 3. Values Clarification 4. Commitment to Valued Action 5. Acceptance and Defusion 6. Mindfulness and the Present Moment 7. Progressive Relaxation 8. Applied Relaxation 9. Worry Postponement 10. Problem-Solving Skills 11. Assertiveness and Social Skills 12. Stoic Philosophy and Resilience Bibliography
Resilience: How to Thrive and Survive in Any Situation helps you to break negative thought patterns and find healthier ways of thinking and behaving, by drawing on a series of effective strategies and therapeutic techniques.
It uses positive psychology, the concept of individual happiness, and traditional therapies like CBT to help you build a complete toolkit for dealing with challenging times. This book is a complete course in resilience training, covering everything from building resilience to specific problems to developing long-term strengths from
mindfulness and positive thinking.
Each chapter contains a diagnostic test, case studies, practical exercises and
Aide Memoire boxes. Each chapter concludes with a reminder of the key points of the chapter (Focus Points) and a round-up of what to expect in the next (Next Step) will whet your appetite for what's coming and how it relates to what you've just read.
An interactive and dynamic guide to Resilience, the highly-effective CBT-based therapy which will help you to stay strong and positive whatever your situation.