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Exploring Feelings : Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Manage Anger

Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Page 13 – For example, one child known to the author would slap himself to stop negative thoughts and feelings.

At the end of each session, a project is explained to the child and is to be completed before the next session. The main goal is to learn why we have emotions, their use and misuse, and the identification of different levels of fee,ings. Overof his book Ffelings Syndrome: Looking for beautiful books?

The focus is on physical tools that provide a constructive release of emotional energy such as running or bouncing on a trampoline and relaxation tools that lower the heart rate such as reading a book or listening to music.

For example, a teenage girl with Asperger’s syndrome was an avid reader of fiction, her favorite book being The Secret Garden. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program Exploring Feelings was designed to be highly structured, interesting and successful in encouraging the cognitive control of emotions.

First children will explore feeling happy and relaxed, then they will explore feeling anxious. At the start of the next session the project is discussed with the person implementing the program or the group of participants using the program. Page 3 – CBT has been developed and refined over several decades and, using rigorous scientific evaluations, proven to be effective in changing the way a person thinks about and responds to feelings such as anxiety, sadness and anger.


By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Emily rated it liked it Aug 16, There are sections within each session to record individual comments and responses to questions. At the end of each session, a project is explained to the child, which is to be completed before the next session. A metaphor was created of the child being an astronaut or scientist exploring a new planet, as children with Asperger syndrome are often interested in exploration of the physical world, science and science fiction.

His book, Asperger’s Syndrome: Kari Dunn Buron, Mitzi Curtis. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

Exploring Feelings (Anger) – Tony Attwood – Google Books

Marcia Laus rated it it was amazing Dec 28, To ask other readers questions about Exploring Feelingsplease sign up. He received an honours degree in psychology from the University of Hull, an M.

Home About Aspergers What is Asperger’s? Explorign social activity will need to be enjoyable and without the stress that can sometimes be associated with social interaction, especially when interacting with more than one other person remembering the description, ‘two’s company, three’s a crowd1.

The program is available in Australia from Resources At Hand, www. She kept a key in her pocket to metaphorically open the door to the secret garden, an imaginary place where she felt relaxed and happy.


The last section of the book is for the adult trainers. Very user friendly, laid out well! The book has now been translated into 20 languages. A clinical psychologist from Brisbane, Australia, Dr. The result can be difficulty with anger management. At the start of the next session the project is discussed with the person implementing the program, which can be a professional or parent. The Exploring Feelings program is designed to explore the mental world from a scientific perspective.

Next children will learn to create an emotional toolbox, physical relaxation techniques and much, much more.

Exploring Feelings by Tony Attwood

The child participating in the program has a workbook for the six two-hour sessions that includes activities and information to explore the specific feelings of being happy, relaxed, anxious or angry. Aug 10, Trish rated it really liked it Shelves: In addition, he is a prolific author of scientific papers and books.

Page 7 – The goal is to find and be with someone or an animal or pet who can help change the mood. A few moments touching or looking at the key helped her tong contemplate a scene described in the book and to relax and achieve a more positive state of mind. Marcia mendes zagarodny rated it liked it Jul 27, Paperback79 pages.