CBT for Career Success : A Self-Help Guide book cover
1st Edition

CBT for Career Success
A Self-Help Guide

ISBN 9781138838017
Published May 23, 2016 by Routledge
212 Pages

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Book Description

CBT for Career Success is a unique self-help book, offering a powerful combination of cognitive and behavioural therapy (CBT) approaches alongside career coaching for the first time. Whether you are just starting out in your career, aiming at a more senior position or considering a change in direction, this book is for you.

If you want to succeed in the labour market, you need a psychological edge to help you progress in an increasingly competitive and volatile job market. This book provides powerful CBT approaches that will strengthen your resilience and motivation and increase the sheer excitement and enjoyment of achieving success in the workplace. The book provides clear, practical strategies and a wealth of materials that will help you to define your personal values and match them with suitable career choices, use psychological and motivational techniques to succeed in a competitive environment and deal effectively with work-related stress.

The materials included within this book have been used on training courses delivered to hundreds of careers counsellors and coaches in different parts of England in recent years and have helped them to support their clients more effectively.   

CBT for Career Success will be of interest to all those wishing to succeed in their chosen careers, including new entrants to the labour market.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Introduction to Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches to Achieving Career Success 3. Using Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches to Succeed at Interview 4. Making the Right Career Decision 5. Using Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches to Succeed in the Workplace 6. Increasing your Focus of Attention 7. Using Interpersonal Skills for Maximum Effect 8. Using Cognitive and Behavioural Approaches for Increased Energy and Self-Care 9. Appendices

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Steve Sheward is a Career Counsellor and Senior CBT Therapist in the National Health Service. He has used his experience of working in both professions to develop a unique combination of CBT with career counselling and coaching. He has worked as a senior manager within the careers service and delivers CBT- based career counselling courses throughout England.