Tony’s web site is a guide for parents, professionals, people with Asperger’s The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program Exploring Feelings was designed to. Exploring Feelings by Tony Attwood, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Helpful topics include: Overview of the Exploring Feelings Program Introduction to Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Modifications to Conventional Cognitive.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Tony Attwood has written two excellent programs for managing two common emotions that are frequently out of control in people with autism spectrum disorders — anger and anxiety.

Page 8 – The child is encouraged to use his or her intellectual strength to control feelings using a variety of techniques. Other editions – View all Exploring Feelings: Paperback79 pages. attsood

Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety – Autism Awareness

Session 1 explores the two positive emotions — happy and relaxation. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive?

The focus is on physical tools that provide a constructive release of emotional ex;loring 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. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program Exploring Feelings was designed by the author to be highly structured, interesting and successful in encouraging the cognitive control of feelingw.


A teacher, speech pathologist, occupational therapist or parent could implement the program without having training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety

Jo rated it liked fxploring Jul 01, This expanded and updated version of a bestselling classic guides parents through the process of helping a child overcome anxiety and explorkng.

The author also designed the program so that it does not have to be implemented by a qualified psychologist. A metaphor was created of the child being an astronaut or scientist exploring a new planet, as the author has noted that children with Asperger syndrome are expporing interested in exploration of the physical world, science and science fiction. Jo Anna rated it really liked it May 22, May 01, Rebeka rated it really liked it.

Session 2 investigates feelings of anxiety or anger and recognition of those changes that occur in physiology, thinking, behaviour and speech during these emotions. Next children will learn to create an emotional toolbox, physical relaxation techniques and mu The workbook is designed to help children on the autism spectrum develop anxiety management skills.

Maria rated it really liked it Jul 04, The Exploring Feelings program is designed to attwiod the mental world from a scientific perspective.

This workbook uses the principals of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. At the rxploring of the next session the project is discussed with the person implementing the program or the group of participants using the program. Emily rated explloring liked it Aug 16, Page 3 – Affective Education.

At age 9, I don’t think my son would be quite ready for this, gony I could see him benefiting from it within a few years or possibly from a modified version now. CBT focuses on aspects of cognitive deficiency in terms of the maturity, complexity and efficacy of thinking about emotions, and cognitive distortion in terms of dysfunctional thinking and incorrect assumptions. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Suzanne Paciico rated it really liked it Jan 17, An overview of central themes, suggestions for group cohesion — rules to establish with the group, a timing breakdown for each activity within a session, and materials needed to make preparation for the programs are given.


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The activities can also be modified to be age appropriate for an adolescent or adult. Seems like a great program, very user friendly.

Session 6 allows the individual to design their own Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program. Book ratings by Goodreads. There is a range of activities to measure, experience, and compare positive emotions in specific situations.

There are sections in the workbook to record individual comments and responses to questions. To address these areas, the program starts with affective education, the goal of which is “to learn why we have emotions, their use and misuse and the identification of different levels of expression.