Chapter 11. What If?

  1. Ann Williamson MB, ChB, BSCAH Accred, medical General Practitioner Certified Practitioner Master Practitioner Therapist

Published Online: 8 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch11

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Williamson, A. (2008) What If?, in Brief Psychological Interventions in Clinical Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773260.ch11

Author Information

  1. British Society of Clinic & Academic Hypnosis, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513064

Online ISBN: 9780470773260

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Keywords:

  • anxious client and catastrophic thinking;
  • thought-stopping techniques;
  • delegation;
  • time for self;
  • the three best things

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Catastrophic thinking

  • Rumination

  • Worry time

  • Plan and prioritise

  • Delegation

  • Time for self

  • Setting and achieving goals

  • Focus of attention

  • The three best things

  • Using imagination to help self-hypnosis and imagery

  • The reset button

  • Mindfulness

  • Scheduling

  • Summary