The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook

The Suicidal Thoughts Workbook : CBT Skills to Reduce Emotional Pain, Increase Hope, and Prevent Suicide

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Powerful tools grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help when you feel like there is no hope, and painful and overwhelming thoughts take over. If you are considering this book for yourself, know right now that you are valuable and your life matters. If you are considering the book for someone you care about, know that you have made a tremendously powerful and compassionate choice to help save a life. But first, if you or someone you love is dealing with a crisis right now, please dial 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The book can wait. If you're struggling with suicidal thoughts or ideations, you need to know-above all else-that your life is worth living. This workbook, based in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), will help guide you out of your darkest place and find the hope you seek. With the help of this book, you'll identify all your reasons for living, manage intense emotions, and establish a safe environment when difficult thoughts threaten to take over. You'll also learn ways to strengthen social connections in your life, develop resiliency in the face of future life challenges and hardships, and find, or rediscover, the activities that bring you joy and meaning. Most of all, this workbook is meant to support you. No matter where you are in your head at this moment, remember the following: You are worth it. You are loved. You matter.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 184 pages
  • 204 x 252 x 14mm | 400g
  • Oakland, CA, United States
  • English
  • Workbook
  • 1684037026
  • 9781684037025
  • 36,682

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"Kathryn Gordon has translated our best theoretical and scientific understandings about why people are suicidal into an elegant, accessible, and easy-to-use workbook. Short chapters are full of practical and reproducible worksheets that walk the reader through hope and healing. She pairs her deep knowledge of the suicidal person with her expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to create an invaluable resource for clients, their family and friends, and mental health professionals."
--Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW, president of the American Association of Suicidology, and coauthor of Suicide in Schools--Jonathan B. Singer, PhD, LCSW
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About Kathryn Hope Gordon PhD

Kathryn Hope Gordon, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and depression. She is also an adjunct research scientist focused on suicidal behavior and disordered eating. Gordon has published more than ninety peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and maintains a blog on her website,
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