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In "10 Simple Steps to Overcoming Depression" Dr. Timothy Sharp, respected clinical and academic psychologist, presents an overview of his highly successful self-help program.

In "10 Simple Steps to Overcoming Depression" Dr. Timothy Sharp, respected clinical and academic psychologist, presents an overview of his highly successful self-help program.

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  • 10 Simple Steps to Overcoming Depression
    Dr. Timothy Sharp
    Clinical & Consulting Psychologist
    www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com
  • Let’s get this out of the way...
    But this is not just a self-help product...
    ...confidential, professional, online support from qualified psychologists AND
    ...a 100% money back guarantee, so you can’t lose!
    www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com
  • And before we really start...
    Some housekeeping and...
    What would you most like to learn or get out of this webinar?
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  • What is Depression?
    • Depressed mood View slide
    • Feelings of worthlessness & suicidality
    • Anhedonia
    • Weight loss
    • Insomnia and/or loss of energy
    • Agitation & irritability
    • Diminished ability to concentrate & make decisions
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  • Why Depression?
    • Common causes
    • Innumerable, but...
    • Financial strain, relationship difficulties, personal worries such as low self-esteem etc
    • Maintaining factors
    • Bad habits, poor coping strategies, lack of support, negative thoughts etc
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  • What can you do about it?
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  • Goal Setting
    • Why do I need direction?
    • What to consider
    • SMART-ER goals
    • Effective goal setting
    • Motivation to start
    • Keeping it up
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  • The role of thoughts
    • Becoming more aware of your thoughts
    • Understanding the link between thoughts and feelings
    • Recognising unhelpful thoughts
    • Challenging unhelpful, negative thoughts
    • Developing more helpful ways of thinking
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  • The Cognitive Model
    Thoughts
    Feelings
    Behaviours
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  • The Cognitive Model
    Unhelpful
    Thoughts
    Negative feelings
    Self-defeating behaviours
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  • The Cognitive Model
    Helpful
    Thoughts
    More constructive behaviours
    More positive feelings
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  • Beware of ANTs
    • Catastrophising
    • Black & White
    • Personalising
    • Mind reading
    • Overgeneralising
    • Filtering
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  • Stomping on ANTs
    • Are my thoughts…
    • Realistic?
    • Taking into account all the facts?
    • Helpful?
    • Can I look at things…
    • From a different angle?
    • In another way?
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  • Note...
    • There’s free information and free tips available at www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com with more information added regularly
    • http://twitter.com/drhappy
    • Free eNewsletter www.thehappinessinstitute.com
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  • The role of behaviour
    • Why we do what we do
    • Identifying self-defeating behaviours and bad habits
    • Changing bad habits
    • Developing healthier, more constructive ways of behaving
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  • Assertiveness
    • The importance of relationships in our lives
    • The importance of communication in relationships
    • Assertiveness (as opposed to passivity or aggression)
    • Making changes
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  • Problem Solving
    • Why we need to solve problems
    • How we can solve problems
    • Developing a structure and plan for dealing with whatever comes up
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  • Applied relaxation
    • Why relax?
    • How to relax
    • Breathing control
    • PMR
    • Visual imagery
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  • Healthy Living
    • It’s hard to be happy if you’re literally...sick and tired all the time
    • Exercise and activity
    • Diet and nutrition
    • Sleep and rest
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  • Tim’s Tip Ten Sleep Tips
    Understand the need for sleep
    Make sleep a priority
    Minimise alcohol, caffeine etc
    Keep active & exercise
    Learn to relax
    Develop a good sleep routine
    Organise your time & “wind down”
    Learn to overcome worry
    Address other problems in your life
    Practice and persevere
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  • Maintaining the gains
    • Keeping it all up
    • Find a “buddy”
    • Using reinforcers
    • And reminders
    • Dealing with temporary setbacks
    • Planning for happiness
    • Other resources
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  • What now?
    • www.overcomingdepressiontreatment.com
    • http://twitter.com/drhappy
    • www.makingchanges.com.au
    • www.thehappinessinstitute.com
    • Where you’ll also find other relevant links
    • Consult your local doctor, find a local psychologist, talk to a friend
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  • Or...
    • A comprehensive, self-help manual outlining powerful techniques, developed over several decades, and presented in an easy to understand and an even easier to apply style
    • 10 simple steps for overcoming depression
    • A CD with me, personally explaining (over about 70 minutes) the program and providing an overview of all the strategies and how you can use them
    • A second CD with several relaxation strategies designed to help you manage anxiety, remain calm and gain greater control of your thoughts, emotions and body
    • And a third, bonus CD with more than 40 bonus resources including self-help tips, information sheets, monitoring forms and a whole range of other useful resources
    • PLUS, this program includes (confidential, free online support from qualified professionals
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  • Affordable Self-Help Package
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    • Content equivalent to 15 sessions
    • Confidential, online psychological support
    • Value equal to more than $10,000
    • Actual cost equivalent to 1 session!
    • With 100% money back guarantee
    10% off for 24 hours!
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