This post announces the new book by Donald Robertson, The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT): Stoic Philosophy as Rational and Cognitive Psychotherapy. Links are provided to the publisher’s website and to Google Books and Amazon where sample preview chapters can be browsed free-of-charge online.
This is a brief excerpt from the new book, The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT), which describes the relationship between Émile Coué’s method of “conscious autosuggestion” and the maxims of ancient philosophical traditions.
This is a brief quotation from Marcus Aurelius’ Stoic Meditations, concerning the Stoic practice of overcoming anger and cultivating empathy.
This brief excerpt from the new book The Philosophy of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, by Donald Robertson, discusses an ancient philosophical example of social anxiety in relation to modern psychotherapy.
This is a brief excerpt from the new book The Philosophy of CBT by Donald Robertson, discussing the similarities between “shame-attacking” exercises in modern REBT/CBT and ancient philosophical training in “shamelessness.”