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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Attwood explains, Attaood Behavior Therapy CBT focuses on aspects of both cognitive deficiency and cognitive distortion, both of which are seen in people on the autism spectrum.

We use cookies to give you the attwoood possible experience. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Aug 10, Trish rated it really liked it Shelves: The Cognitive Behaviour Therapy program Exploring Feelings was designed to be highly structured, interesting explornig successful in encouraging the cognitive control of emotions.

Alison Hamilton rated it really liked it Nov 04, Mike Explorin rated it really liked it May 30, Although designed for small groups of 2 -5 people ages 9 — 12 years with two adults conducting the program, the program can be modified for one child and activities can be adapted to use with adolescents or young adults.

May 01, Rebeka rated it really liked it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Exploring Feelings by Tony Attwood. Refresh and try again. The main goal is to learn why we have emotions, their use and misuse, and the identification of different levels of expression.

Jennifer Arevalo rated it liked it Sep 28, Session 6 allows the individual to design their own Cognitive Behavioural Therapy program. To ask other readers questions about Exploring Feelingsplease sign up.


Exploring Feelings

Suzanne Paciico rated it really liked exploting Jan 17, 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 6 – Emotional Toolbox From an early age, children will know a toolbox contains a variety of different tools to repair a machine or fix a household problem.

This book provides a guide for caregivers and then the workbook portion asks children to identify situations that trigger their anger and find appropriate ways to respond. The book has now been translated into 20 languages. There can be a variety of types of tools, including explorimg, relaxation, social, thinking, attwoos, special interest, etc. The choice of which emotion to start with ecploring decided by the psychologist but a useful starting point is happiness or pleasure.

Jo Anna rated it really liked it May 22, Seems like a great program, very user friendly. Inappropriate tools are also discussed to help the participants learn to evaluate when and how a tool should be used or not used.

Session 2 investigates feelings of anxiety or anger and recognition of those changes that occur in physiology, thinking, behaviour and speech during these emotions. Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child 3rd.

Exploring Feelings

No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

An experienced child psychiatrist answers this important two-part question by describing various anxiety-caused behavior patterns and advising parents on ways to help their child within the context of both family and school environments. Trivia About Exploring Feelings. The concept of the Emotional Toolbox is introduced, which is different types of tools to fix feelings. A teacher, speech pathologist, occupational therapist or parent could implement the program without having training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.


He received an honours degree in psychology from the University of Hull, an M. His book, Asperger’s Syndrome: 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 emotions.

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The opening section provides a good overview of the goals and methods used, followed by a section with all the worksheets needed for the six sessions, and ending with a breakdown of the timeline and resources needed for the facilitator.

Exporing Guide for Parents and Professionals have been sold, and it has been translated into twenty languages. The use of escape into fantasy literature and games can be a typical tool for ordinary adolescents but is of concern when this becomes the dominant or exclusive coping mechanism and the border between fantasy and reality becomes unclear, leading to concern regarding the development of signs of schizophrenia.

Page 13 – Feelings includes a discussion of inappropriate tools with the comment that one would not use a hammer to fix a computer in order to explain how some actions, such as violence, thoughts of suicide and engaging in retaliation are not appropriate tools or emotional repair mechanisms.