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Ted Talk 

Feeling good | David Burns | TEDxReno



David Burns, MD is the best selling author of perhaps the best and most effective self-help book “Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy.”  He has recently published “Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety”  He is a prolific researcher into Cognitive Therapy and a wonderful speaker.

Though this is an older TedTalk, it will help you understand Cognitive Therapy.  Dr Burns’ website will provide you with many resources including his podcast and blog.   If you really want to understand how Cognitive Therapy works and how effective it is, then by all means, check out his website and TedTalk.




TEDxTALK, September 5, 2014, David Burns, MD

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•What is Cognitive Therapy?  How effective is it?

•What is the basic philosophy underlying Cognitive Therapy?

•What are the principles behind Cognitive Therapy?

•What problems can be treated most effectively?


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