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The Feeling Good Podcast is now live on iTunes and free!!!
Dr. David Burns's new Feeling Good Podcast is now available on iTunes! This podcast brings a wealth of information to therapists and to the general public alike about the latest methods for overcoming depression, anxiety, relationship conflicts, and habits and addictions. Dr. Burns and his host, Dr. Fabrice Nye, also describe the new TEAM-CBT treatment model with lively, inspiring anecdotes and demonstrations. ....Read More.
Dr. David Burns on treatment for low self esteem, The Self Esteem Ladder
Step 1 on the ladder is conditional self-esteem. You decide you are worthwhile because of this or that skill, talent, feature, or accomplishment. For example, you may tell a depressed child that she is worthwhile or special because she has pretty eyes, or a nice voice for singing, or an athletic skill, or good grades, or whatever. ....Read More.
Dr. David Burns on treatment for low self esteem, Defense is NOT the best Offense!
Negative thoughts that one is not good enough, as we all know, are at the core of depression, especially when combined with feelings of hopelessness. And the pain can feel so real and be so intense as to drive many people to thoughts of suicide. So we definitely want powerful tools to combat these thoughts. ....Read More.