Useful Books

Here is a list of books that I have put together under different headings for various topics and disorders that may interest you.  If you are interested in a book, then just click on it and it will take you directly to the book's corresponding page on where you can read more about that book and make a purchase if you wish.

Please note: while some people who have a mild form of an emotional or behavioural issue may find that by reading some of these books enough to get where they want, maximum benefit will be gained by using these books alongside individual therapy/coaching sessions with a qualified practitioner.

Books on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
"Mind Over Mood" By Dennis Greenberger & Christine A. Padesky
"Cognitive Behavioural Therapy For Dummies" By Rob Willson & Rhena Branch
"Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies" By Rob Willson & Rhena Branch
"Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy" By David D. Burns
"Reinventing Your Life" By Jeffrey E. Young & Janet S. Klosko
Books for Depression
"Overcoming Depression" By Paul Gilbert
"I Had A Black Dog" By Matthew Johnstone
"Living with a Black Dog" by Matthew Johnstone
Books for Low Self-Esteem
"How To Accept Yourself" By Dr. Windy Dryden
"Overcoming Low Self-Esteem" By Melanie Fennell
Books for Anxiety, Panic and Worry
"Overcoming Anxiety" By Helen Kennerly
"Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness" By Gillian Butler
"Overcoming Panic" By Derrick Silove & Vijaya Manicavasagar
"Overcoming Worry" By Kevin Meares & Mark Freeston
"The Worry Cure" By Dr. Robert L. Leahy

Books on Stress Management, Relaxation and Meditation
"Change your thinking with CBT" By Dr Sarah Edelman
"Creating a Balance: Managing Stress" By Stephen Palmer, Cary L. Cooper & Kate Thomas
“Stress Management for Dummies” By Allen Elkin
“Relaxation for Dummies” By Shamash Alidina
"Mindfulness for Dummies" By Shamash Alidina
“The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook” By Martha Davis and Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman
“Wherever you go, there you are” By Jon Kabat-Zinn

Books for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
"Stop Obsessing!  How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions" By Edna B. Foa & Reid Wilson
"Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder" By David Veale and Rob Willson
Books for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
"Overcoming Traumatic Stress" By Claudia Herbert & Ann Wetmore
"Overcoming Childhood Trauma" By Helen Kennerley
Books for Eating Disorders and Weight Problems
"Overcoming Binge Eating" By Dr. Christopher G. Fairburn
"Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa" By Christopher Freeman
"Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-Eating" By Peter Cooper
"Overcoming Weight Problems" By Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert & Clare Grace
Books for Chronic Fatigue, Chronic Pain, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
"Overcoming Chronic Fatigue" By Mary Burgess & Trudie Chalder
"Overcoming Chronic Pain" By Frances Cole, Helen Macdonald, Catherine Carus and Hazel Howden-Leach
"Coping Successfully With Your Irritable Bowel" By Rosemary Nicol
"The Irritable Bowel Diet Book" By Rosemary Nicol
"Overcoming Irritable Bowel Syndrome" By Jonathan M. Berkowitz
Books on Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP)
"Introducing NLP" By Joseph O'Connor & John Seymour
"NLP Workbook" By Joseph O'Connor
"Neuro-linguistic Programming For Dummies" By Romilla Ready & Kate Burton
Books for Coaching
"Life Coaching; A Cognitive-Behavioural Approach" By Michael Neenan & Windy Dryden
"Coaching for Performance" By John Whitmore
"The Coaching at Work Toolkit" By Perry Zeus & Suzanne Skiffington
"Confidence Works: Learn To Be Your Own Life Coach" By Gladeana McMahon
"Coaching with NLP" By Joseph O'Connor & Andrea Lages
Books on Positive Psychology and Creativity
"Ten Steps To Positive Living" By Dr. Windy Dryden
"Authentic Happiness" By Martin E. P. Seligman
"Learned Optimism" By Martin E. P. Seligman
"Flow" By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
"Creativity" By Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
Books for other emotional and behavioural issues
"Assertiveness Step By Step" By Dr. Windy Dryden & Daniel Constantinou
"Overcoming Anger and Irritability" By William Davies
"Overcoming Grief" By Sue Morris
"Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems" By Colin Espie
"Overcoming Depersonalization and Feelings of Unreality" By Dawn Baker, Elaine Hunter, Emma Lawrence and Anthony David
"Overcoming Compulsive Gambling" By Alex Blaszczynski
"Overcoming Mood Swings" By Jan Scott
"Overcoming Paranoid and Suspicious Thoughts" By Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman and Philippa Garety
"Overcoming Problem Drinking" By Marcantonio Spada
"Overcoming Relationship Problems" By Michael Crowe
"Overcoming Sexual Problems" By Vicki Ford
"Overcoming Your Smoking Habit" By David Marks
"Overcoming Guilt" By Dr. Windy Dryden
"Overcoming Jealousy" By Dr Windy Dryden
"Overcoming Procrastination" By Dr. Windy Dryden
"Overcoming Shame" By Dr. Windy Dryden
"Overcoming your Addictions" By Dr. Windy Dryden and Dr. Walter Matweychuk
"Stress-Free Flying" By Robert Bor, Jeanette Josse & Stephen Palmer
"Beating the Comfort Trap" By Dr. Windy Dryden & Jack Gordon
 "Coping with Stammering" By Trudy Stewart & Jackie Turnbull
"Coping with Blushing" By Dr. Robert Edelmann
"Coping with Long-Term Illness" By Barbara Baker
"Cancer - A Family Affair" By Neville Shone
Books for parents
"Relax Kids: The Wishing Star" By Marneta Viegas
"Overcoming your Child's Fears and Worries" By Cathy Creswell and Lucy Willetts
"Overcoming your Child's Shyness and Social Anxiety" By Lucy Willetts and Cathy Creswell
"Helping Children Cope with Attention Deficit Disorder" By Dr. Patricia Gilbert
"Helping Children Cope with Bullying" By Sarah Lawson
"Helping Children Cope with Divorce" By Rosemary Wells
"Helping Children Cope with Grief" By Rosemary Wells
"Helping Children Cope with Stammering" By Jackie Turnbull and Trudy Stewart

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