Dennis Greenberger, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is the founder and Director of the Anxiety and Depression Center in Newport Beach, California. He is a past president and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (ACT), and has practiced cognitive-behavioral therapy for more than 30 years. His website is www.AnxietyAndDepressionCenter.com.
Christine A. Padesky, PhD, a clinical psychologist, is the cofounder of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Huntington Beach, California, the coauthor of five books, and an internationally renowned speaker. A graduate of Yale University and UCLA, she is a recipient of the Aaron T. Beck Award for significant and enduring contributions to the field of cognitive therapy from the ACT and the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award from the California Psychological Association. Her website is www.MindOverMood.com.
1. How Mind Over Mood Can Help You 2. Understanding Your Problems 3. It's the Thought That Counts 4. Identifying and Rating Moods 5. Setting Personal Goals and Noticing Improvement 6. Situations, Moods, and Thoughts 7. Automatic Thoughts 8. Where's the Evidence? 9. Alternative or Balanced Thinking 10. New Thoughts, Action Plans, and Acceptance 11. Underlying Assumptions and Behavioral Experiments 12. New Core Beliefs, Gratitude, and Acts of Kindness 13. Understanding Your Depression 14. Understanding Your Anxiety 15. Understanding Your Anger, Guilt, and Shame 16. Maintaining Your Gains and Experiencing More Happiness Epilogue