Overcoming your Eating Disorder

Overcoming your Eating Disorder

A Cognitive-behavioral Treatment for Bulimia Nervosa and Binge-eating Disorder. Guided Self-help Workbook

eBook - 2008
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been proven effective for treating Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder. However, this type of program requires at least 6 months of weekly sessions with a qualified mental health professional. If you suffer from an eating disorder and want to gettreatment, but have little time to devote to therapy, a shorter, time-limited program may be right for you. This workbook outlines a Guided Self-Help (GSH) program based on the principles of CBT. Although sessions with a therapist or clinician are required, there are usually no more than 12 and each one is only 25 minutes long. You will do much of the treatment on your own using the workbook as yourguide. You will learn and practice the skills you need to overcome your eating disorder and establish healthy habits, while consulting with your therapist for encouragement and support. Through daily self-monitoring of your eating patterns, and strategies such as challenging negative thoughts andformal problem-solving, you will reduce your desire to binge and purge. GSH is hard work, but the benefits are well worth it. If you have the desire and the drive, you can use this workbook to eliminate your eating disorder once and for all.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
ISBN: 0195334566
9780195334562
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 100 p.) : forms.

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