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Break free from OCD: Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with CBT,

Dr. Fiona Challacombe and Dr. Victoria Bream Oldfield.

Provides detailed information on the many different manifestations of OCD; the differences between normal

and obsessive worries; clear information on treating individual OCD problems; real-life case studies and examples;

and advice and support for friends and family of OCD sufferers.


Feeling good: the new mood therapy,

David Burns.

A guide to implementing scientifically-tested methods to address anxiety,

depression, guilt, low self-esteem and procrastination.

Manage your Mood: Using Behavioural Activation Techniques to Overcome Depression,

Rob Willson and David Veale.

Guide to using behavioural activation techniques to enable management of the debilitating effects

of depression and overcome them. The book describes and explains the symptoms of depression and

gives an overview of alternative or additional treatments. Using step-by-step techniques, the reader is

guided through potential obstacles, problem-solving, diet and sleep and encourages re-engagement

with life, becoming more active and breaking free of the circle, leading to long-term improvement and





Mind over Mood,

Dennis Greenberger and Christine Padesky.

Written by two clinical psychologists this book, accompanying worksheets and website

(www.mindovermood.comshows the reader how to improve their life using cognitive therapy

with step-by-step worksheets to teach specific skills to conquer depression, panic attacks,

anxiety, anger, guilt, shame, low self-esteem, eating disorders, substance abuse and

relationship problems.


Overcoming books: A Five Areas Approach, Chris Williams:

Written by a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) expert these books use the proven

and trusted five areas model of CBT to help people assess and manage their difficulties,

to change how they feel, using a step-by-step approach.

They also offer advice and support for friends and family.



‘Overcoming’ series, various authors

A series of books, audiobooks, downloadable materials and accompanying apps. authored by psychologists,

psychiatrists, therapists and counsellors covering more than 30 common mental health problems,

including anger and irritability, chronic pain, worry and generalised anxiety disorder. 









Stress Control: A Mind, Body, Life Approach to Boosting Your Well-being,

Jim White.

Presents clinically proven methods from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), positive psychology and

mindfulness tools to improve psychological wellbeing and take on stress. Learn about stress and its affects,

follow straightforward steps to get an instant sense of control, develop a set of linked skills for long-term

stress management, boost your wellbeing and feel in control of your future.

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