How to Use This Book
This book is designed to be used in a number of different ways. You may use it to gain knowledge about emotional states and how we differentiate them in CBT or you may wish to use it for personal development, studies or to support your therapeutic work. The next eight chapters look at the eight unhealthy negative emotions and their healthy versions. The final chapter briefly explains the two main theories in CBT.
Each chapter contains an introduction to the title emotion and a checklist of triggers. A set of illustrations of both unhealthy and healthy cognitive consequences and action tendencies helps you identify the emotion. A guide for instigating emotional change then follows.
Each emotional pair is illustrated to show ...