Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Changing the way you think

    • How does cognitive restructuring work?

    • Why is it so effective?

  • 2

    Monitoring Your Thoughts

    • Why is thought monitoring important?

    • How to monitor your thoughts

    • Neural Networks: Thought monitoring

    • Using the Thought Monitor

    • Thought Monitor Record Form

    • Using the Emotion Checklist

    • Emotion Checklist Handout

    • What's next?

  • 3

    Identifying Thinking Errors

    • Why how you think matters

    • Fix your mental filters

    • Types of distortions

    • Common Thinking Errors

    • Thinking styles

    • Thinking Styles Handout

    • Thinking Distortions and Styles: Worksheet

    • What next?

  • 4

    Replacing Problem Thoughts

    • Changing the way you think

    • Neural Networks: Automatic thoughts

    • Thought substitution journaling

    • Substitution Journal Sample

    • Substitution Journal

    • Put your ideas to work

  • 5

    How To Test Your Assumptions

    • Feedback is the key

    • The survey method

    • Testing Assumption Survey

    • Put your intentions to action

  • 6

    More ways to test assumptions

    • Going beyond surveys

    • The experimental method

    • My Thought Experiment

    • The acceptance exercise

    • My Acceptance Exercise

    • Closing words