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Stress, Anxiety, Depression – A Guide To Humanistic Counselling and Psychotherapy

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A Practical Workbook This book contains a selection of comprehensive self-help programs for people who suffer from anxiety, depression and the effects of stress. This book is written in the belief that all human beings possess the capacity to influence and change their lives. Moreover, solving personal problems is a skill and like any other skill must be learned and mastered through experience. It teaches the reader the necessary skills and then guides the use of those skills through organised action plans and practical self help programs. Allows clients to work on their own problems and at their own pace. Solving personal problems is a skill to be learnt just like any other. Recognising this, Martin Simmons and Peter Daw have outlined a series of practical self-help programs proven to help people who suffer from stress, anxiety or depression. Professionals from a wide range of disciplines will find that working through the photocopiable exercises, questionnaires and action plans will enable their clients to learn coping techniques to suit their individual needs. Learning requisite skills to cope with life’s traumas can have far-reaching benefits. This book is excellent for helping the client to: Achieving confidence in relationships Overcoming guilt, anger, moodiness, depression, stress, anxiety Communicating easily with others Becoming more relaxed Solving problems effectively Handling conflict and criticism The book is written in an easy-to-follow style, as free from jargon as possible, so that professional works from a range of disciplines can use the texts directly with their clients. All of the exercises, questionnaires and action plans can be freely photocopied

Contents: Minds and Bodies Lifestyle Diet & Exercise Sleep & Relaxation Understanding Ourselves An anxiety Management Program Gloom, Sadness, Depression Growing Further Communicating Clearly Relationships Meditation and more About the Authors: Martin Simmons is a psychology graduate and qualified social worker with over 10 years’ experience in mental health. He has taught psychology, communication skills and mental health at university and college. In addition to this he has worked as management consultant to a wide variety of companies and organisations in the public sectors. Peter Daw is a chartered clinical psychologist with many years of National Health Service experience i his specialist field of adult mental health. A committed eclectic in his theoretical and clinical position, he believes a ‘multi-modal model’ offers the best approach to the treatment of the wide range of psychological problems presented in his practice. In his Health Service role, he is involved in the planning and development of new therapy services for the public. He provides consultancy and training to Health Service staff.

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A Practical Workbook This book contains a selection of comprehensive self-help programs for people who suffer from anxiety, depression and the effects of stress. This book is written in the belief that all human beings possess the capacity to influence and change their lives. Moreover, solving personal problems is a skill and like any other skill must be learned and mastered through experience. It teaches the reader the necessary skills and then guides the use of those skills through organised action plans and practical self help programs. Allows clients to work on their own problems and at their own pace. Solving personal problems is a skill to be learnt just like any other. Recognising this, Martin Simmons and Peter Daw have outlined a series of practical self-help programs proven to help people who suffer from stress, anxiety or depression. Professionals from a wide range of disciplines will find that working through the photocopiable exercises, questionnaires and action plans will enable their clients to learn coping techniques to suit their individual needs. Learning requisite skills to cope with life’s traumas can have far-reaching benefits. This book is excellent for helping the client to: Achieving confidence in relationships Overcoming guilt, anger, moodiness, depression, stress, anxiety Communicating easily with others Becoming more relaxed Solving problems effectively Handling conflict and criticism The book is written in an easy-to-follow style, as free from jargon as possible, so that professional works from a range of disciplines can use the texts directly with their clients. All of the exercises, questionnaires and action plans can be freely photocopied

Contents: Minds and Bodies Lifestyle Diet & Exercise Sleep & Relaxation Understanding Ourselves An anxiety Management Program Gloom, Sadness, Depression Growing Further Communicating Clearly Relationships Meditation and more About the Authors: Martin Simmons is a psychology graduate and qualified social worker with over 10 years’ experience in mental health. He has taught psychology, communication skills and mental health at university and college. In addition to this he has worked as management consultant to a wide variety of companies and organisations in the public sectors. Peter Daw is a chartered clinical psychologist with many years of National Health Service experience i his specialist field of adult mental health. A committed eclectic in his theoretical and clinical position, he believes a ‘multi-modal model’ offers the best approach to the treatment of the wide range of psychological problems presented in his practice. In his Health Service role, he is involved in the planning and development of new therapy services for the public. He provides consultancy and training to Health Service staff.