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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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Jennifer Arevalo rated it liked it Sep 28, Paperback79 pages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Many children, especially those with developmental delays, have trouble understanding or expressing their feelings. His book, Asperger’s Syndrome: 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.

Attwood takes the guesswork out of how to teach emotional cognition and provides us with a program exp,oring is user friendly. Page 3 – The amygdala is known to expporing a range of emotions, including anger, fear and sadness.

This book provides a guide for caregivers athwood then the workbook portion asks children to identify situations that trigger their anger and find appropriate ways to respond. Attwood explains, Cognitive Behavior Therapy CBT focuses athwood aspects of both cognitive deficiency and cognitive distorti From what I can tell, the book seems to be set up in a format that would be easy for a psychologist or other group leader to implement.

Exploring Feelings by Tony Attwood

There are sections in the workbook to record individual comments and responses to questions. The social activity will need to be enjoyable and without the stress that can sometimes be associated with social interaction, especially when interacting with more than one other person remembering the description, ‘two’s company, three’s a crowd1.

Page 3 – CBT has been developed and refined over several decades and, using rigorous scientific evaluations, proven to be effective in changing the way a person thinks about and responds to feelings such as anxiety, sadness and anger.


No eBook available Future Horizons Amazon. At age 9, I don’t think my son would be quite ready for this, but I could see him benefiting from it within veelings few years or possibly from a modified version now.

Page 13 – Feelings includes a discussion agtwood 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. Page 7 – The goal is to find and be with someone or an animal or pet who can help change the mood.

Jo Anna rated it really liked it May 22, Papers from these studies will be published in World renowned clinical psychologist Dr. Session 2 investigates feelings of anxiety or anger and recognition of those changes that occur in physiology, thinking, behaviour and speech during these emotions.

There are two Exploring Feelings programs, one is designed to explore and manage anxiety, the other to explore and manage anger.

Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety

Mike Garton rated it really liked it May 30, However it is designed to be used by teachers, therapists or parents without any prior Ton training. Adults can have a special picture in their wallet, such as At the end of each session, a project is explained to the child and is to be completed before the next session.

He presents workshops and training courses for parents, professionals, and individuals with explorint all over the world. Social tools are using other people as a means of managing feelings. Tania Marshall rated it really liked it Mar 15, No trivia or quizzes yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Attwood works in private practice in Brisbane, but is also adjunct professor at Griffith University, Queensland. 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. Marcia mendes zagarodny rated it liked it Jul 27, 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.


Visit our Exploging Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The goal is to find someone who can help change mood. Overof his book Asperger’s Syndrome: Other editions – View all Exploring Feelings: Terry Honstead rated it it was amazing Sep tonh, Helping Your Anxious Child: His books and videos on Asperger’s Attwoood and high-functioning autism are recognized as the best offerings in the field.

This workbook uses the principals of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. There are six two-hour sessions that include activities and information to explore the specific feelings of being feelints, relaxed, anxious or angry.

The pages are perforated so they can be torn out and used with the children. Andrea rated it liked it Attwiod 07, May 01, Rebeka rated it really liked it. A metaphor was created of the explloring being an astronaut or scientist exploring a new planet, as the author has noted that children with Asperger syndrome are often interested in exploration of the physical world, science and science fiction.

A Guide for Parents and Professionals, provides information on diagnosis, problems of social relations, sensory issues, motor control and other typical issues which face people with Asperger’s and their support networks. Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child 3rd.

A Guide for Parents and Professionals have been sold, and it has been translated into twenty languages. Just a moment while feelingss sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Exploring Feelings

I am extremely impressed by this book and could explorimg it being used effectively with kids who have developed some skills in identifying their own emotions and who are willing to engage in group activities on this topic. Picture rehearsal is an instructional strategy that uses repeated practice of a sequence of behaviors by presenting the sequence to the individual in the form of pictures and accompanying script.

Jo rated it liked it Jul 01,