Contributed by David Burns
VIDEO: David Burns on Overcoming Resistance
Exploring Why Clients Might Not Want to Change
When Helping Doesn't Help
Why Some Clients May Not Want to Change
VIDEO: The Key to Dramatically Accelerating Anxiety Treatment
Being Anxious Doesn’t Mean You’re Anxious to Change
Does Your Depressed Client Even Want to Change?
David Burns on Using Paradoxical Agenda Setting
VIDEO: Desiring Change, but Clinging to the Familiar
David Burns on Turning Resistance into the Voice of Change
Living With The Devil We Know
We May be Anxious, but Not to Change
David D. Burns, MD, is an emeritus adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His best-selling books, Feeling Good and the Feeling Good Handbook, have sold over five million copies worldwide. Although he was a pioneer in the development of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), he also created a more powerful approach called TEAM-CBT.
More than 50,000 therapists have attended his training programs over the past 35 years. His website, www.feelinggood.com, offers many free resources for therapists and clients alike, including his tremendously popular Feeling Good Podcasts which draw more than 50,000 downloads per month.