We have put together a list of psychology books and websites that may be helpful for you.


Change Your Life with CBT: How Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Can Transform Your Life - Corrine Sweet
This book shows you how to challenge negative thoughts and unhealthy beliefs to improve your outlook in your personal and professional life.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: Your Route out of Perfectionism, Self-sabotage, and other everyday habits - Avy Joseph
If you've ever tried to change something about yourself - your mood, your weight, your behaviour - you'll have noticed that lasting change is difficult, so you stop trying. CBT can help and CBT therapist Avy Joseph shows you ways of working with habits and patterns of behaviour which may no longer be working for you.

The Mindful Way through Depression - Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn
For those who have struggled with depressed mood, this is a very helpful book which will help you to break cycles of unhappiness once and for all. This book has an excellent CD of guided meditations which will also be supportive of a return to a sense of hope and wellbeing.

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World - Mark Williams and Danny Penman
Oxford professor Mark Williams reveal the secrets to living a happier and less anxious, stressful, and exhausting life. This book has lots of practical strategies, and is based on the techniques of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy’. Recommended.

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being - Martin E. P. Seligman
Highly recommended. This book, written by one of the world's foremost academic psychologists  - and founder of the Positive Psychology movement - offers a new theory on what makes people flourish and how to truly get the most out of life.


The official website of the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Cognitive and Behaviour Therapies. This is the umbrella organisation for those practicing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in New Zealand.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy was developed by Dr Aaron T. Beck. The Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy is a non-profit organisation founded in 1994. Today the Beck Institute is an international training and resource center for health and mental health professionals, educators, and students worldwide. Much interesting information on this website for those who are keen to learn more about Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

The University of Massachusetts has a Centre for Mindfulness
and is informative for those who have a particular interest in mindfulness.






















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