The way we think profoundly influences the way we feel and behave. Therefore, it can be said that learning to think differently can enable us to feel and act differently. Derived from the methods of cognitive behaviour therapy, Cognitive Behavioural Coaching: A Guide to Problem Solving and Personal Development shows you how to help yourself by tackling self- and goal-defeating thinking and replacing it with an effective problem-solving outlook.
This book gives clear and helpful advice on:
- Dealing with troublesome emotions
- Overcoming procrastination
- Becoming assertive
- Tackling poor time management
- Developing persistence
- Developing resilience
- Handling criticism constructively
- Taking risks and making better decisions
Originally titled Life Coaching: A Cognitive Behavioural Approach, the third edition of this book has been considerably revised and updated to reflect current thinking on some of the topics discussed. This book will be invaluable to all those who are interested in becoming more personally effective in their everyday lives, and to counsellors, coaches and psychologists, students and qualified alike.
Preface; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Dealing with troublesome emotions; Chapter 2: Problem-creating vs problem-solving; Chapter 3: Overcoming procrastination; Chapter 4: Time management; Chapter 5: Persistence; Chapter 6: Dealing with criticism; Chapter 7: Assertiveness; Chapter 8: Developing resilience; Chapter 9: Taking risks and making decisions; Chapter 10: Understanding the personal change process; Chapter 11: Putting it all together; References; Index
‘In this book, Neenan and Dryden have successfully demonstrated through the use of case examples how the evidence-based cognitive behavioural coaching approach can be used to tackle problems and enhance personal development. I highly recommend this excellent guide.’
Professor Stephen Palmer PhD, Wales Academy for Professional Practice and Applied Research, UWTSD, Wales