Resource Library – Workbooks for Mental Health Self-Help

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    Workbooks for Mental Health Self-Help
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    1. A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook
    Bob Stahl, Ph.D and Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.
    A way to help learn mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) a clinically proven program for alleviating stress, anxiety, panic, depression, chronic pain, and a wide range of medical conditions.
    2. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical Exercises to Promote Change
    Dr. Barry M. Gregory
    A workbook that contains practical tools and techniques to help mental health professionals provide clients with state-of-the-art evidence-based interventions for a broad range of addiction and mental health issues and concerns.
    3. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Worksheets
    Dr. James Manning, ClinPsyD and Dr. Nicola Ridgeway, ClinPsyD
    A good resource with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy worksheets to make your Cognitive Behavioral Therapy practice more professional and proficient.
    4. Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets
    Marsha M. Linehan
    A resource for clients learning Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills and those who treat them.
    5. Real World Mindfulness for Beginners
    Brenda Salgado
    A book that has a wise and diverse group of teachers who have demonstrated a commitment to sharing mindfulness practices with people from all walks of life.
    6. Retrain Your Brain: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) in 7 Weeks
    Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D.
    A simple and practical 7 week plan that offers real, tangible relief from anxiety and depression.
    7. The Anxiety & Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioral Solution
    David A. Clark, Ph.D. and Aaron T. Beck, MD
    A book for relief from out-of-control anxiety using cognitive behavior therapy, using worksheets, exercises, and examples to help learn practical strategies for identifying your anxiety triggers, challenging the thoughts and beliefs that lead to distress, safely facing the situations you fear and truly loosening anxiety's grip, one manageble step at a time.
    8. The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Toolbox: A Workbook for Clients and Clinicians
    Jeff Riggenbach, Ph.D., LPC
    This book guides you through evidence based exercise to help navigate the road to recovery. This will teach you how to overcome unhealthy life patterns, providing fresh and proven approaches to help.
    9. The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression
    William J. Knaus, Ed.D.
    A workbook to be used alone or in conjunction therapy to help you defeat the depressive thoughts and beliefs that keep you from enjoying life and feeling like yourself. Through a series of worksheets and exercises, you'll evaluate your depression and learn key skills for overcoming it.
    10. The Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Workbook
    Arielle Schwartz, Ph.D.
    In this book clinical psychologist Arielle Schwartz helps you to navigate the complicated, and often overwhelming, terrain of complex PTSD (C-PTSD).
    11. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills Workbook
    Matthew McKay, Ph.D; Jeffrey C. Wood, Psy.D; and Jeffrey Brantley, MD
    Dialectical Behavior Therapy has proven effective as treatment for a range of mental health problems, especially for those characterized by overwhelming emotions. This workbook offers straight forward, step-by-step exercises for learning these concepts and putting them to work for real lasting change.
    12. The Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Wellness Planner
    Amanda L. Smith, LMSW
    A planner that can be used to track your emotions and behavior, monitor your progress, and bring structure into your day.
    13. The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety
    John P. Forsyth, Ph.D and George H. Eifert, Ph.D
    Workbook that provides a powerful, step-by-step program to help people break free from anxiety, phobias, and worry by using acceptance and commitment therapy.
    14. The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Workbook, 3rd Edition
    Mary B Williams, Ph.D., LCSW and Soili Poijula, Ph.D.
    A workbook that offers tools to help you manage your most distressing trauma-related symptoms and stay on the path to recovery. This is done by determining what kind of trauma you've experience, examine important connections between body and mind, and build the emotional resiliemce you meed to move past your trauma.
    15. The Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Workbook: Simple Effective Techniques for Overcoming Traumatic Stress Symptoms
    Mary B Williams, Ph.D., LCSW and Soili Poijula, Ph.D.
    A workbook with techniques and interventions used by PTSD experts from around the world to offer trauma survivors the most effective tools available to conquer their most distressing trauma-related symptoms.
    16. Therapy Games
    Alanna Jones
    A book with 102 games turned into therapy games that help the therapeutic experience.