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The Feeling Good Handbook

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In this sequel to “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy”, Dr. David D. Burns offers comprehensive step-by-step exercises and techniques to help people deal with a variety of everyday problems, ranging from mood disorders to such situations as procrastination, public speaking, and marital conflict. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, “The Feeling Good Handbook”, offers clinicians and patients alike a wealth of ideas that can be used to combat distorted thinking and improve mental health.

This course is based on the , The Feeling Good Handbook created by Burns, David, M.D.

Publication Date:

1999 Edition

Course Material Author

Burns, David, M.D.

David D. Burns, M.D. received his M.D. degree from Stanford University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He currently is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is the author of

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about application of behavior cognitive concepts to daily living. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. To recognize side effects, interactions, and other problems associated with the use of antidepressant and anti-anxiety medications.

  2. To teach patients specific techniques to help them resolve depression, anxiety, and interpersonal problems.

  3. To identify various types of cognitive distortions that lead to twisted thinking.

  4. To apply the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy to a wide variety of problems.

Course Material

Course Material

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Course Retired
Course Number 4080
16 credit hours
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