'Most readers of Stoicism are struck by the earnestness of their endeavour to “figure out” the meaning of life, and many people over the centuries have found their arguments convincing.'
Donald Robertson continues his exploration of Stoicism, the philosophy that underpins Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
'The curious fact is that originally philosophy was very much a practical concern. Most of the ancient schools of Western philosophy were about as concerned with one’s lifestyle and the use of contemplative exercises as Oriental traditions such as Hinduism and Buddhism.'
Donald Robertson explores Stoicism, a branch of classical philosophy with a therapeutic outlook that seems particularly relevant to our times.
A book by Jackie Gerrard summarizing a lifetime of psychoanalytic work through a wide range of articles.
Gladeana McMahon shares her motivations for writing No More Stress, a practical, CBT-based guide for putting an end to this most endemic of conditions.
John Marzillier writes about his professional development from a young behaviour therapist to cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), and ending up as a psychoanalyst. The 'gossamer thread' is his revealing metaphor for the therapeutic relationship.
Donald Robertson presents the philosophical and historical background of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT).