When it comes to cognitive therapy, We need to remember David D. Burns. He left many great books. He helps us by his kind words full of humanity.

Here are some recommendations from David D. Burns’ cognitive therapy book.

It’s full of useful tips for those who want to live a happy life.

01.Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy

This is a masterpiece that popularized cognitive therapy. If you read it, you will understand why it is called “Bible of depression”.

It is divided into the first half and the second half. The first half is about cognitive therapy, and the second half is about drug treatment. Reading the first half alone is powerful enough. In addition to explaining key words such as “automatic thoughts” and “cognitive distortions,” the book introduces cognitive therapy to improve depression and control mood.

Cognitive therapy to brighten life and improve depressed mood. It will be a chance to live a better life.

02.Feeling Great: The Revolutionary New Treatment for Depression and Anxiety

This is the second cognitive therapy book following [Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy]. It is based on the previous work, but the content is more concrete and practical.

This book, which covers not only depression but also anxiety, tension, fear and communication, is perfect for anyone who wants to feel better about their lives.

The more kind you are to others, the more kind you can be to yourself. The more you read it, the more it makes you think so.

03.Ten Days to Self-Esteem

This is a cognitive therapy book focuses on the self-help of cognitive therapy rather than the explanation of theory or concept.

This book is designed to help readers realize and correct their own distortions in thinking and solve various problems of the mind through 10 days of daily practice following the basic principles of cognitive behavioral therapy.

If you continue to practice self-help as described in the book while facing yourself, you will notice that your feelings gradually change.

Take care of yourself


When you feel depressed, you don’t want to do anything. You can’t get rid of fatigue and your body may feel very heavy. But that doesn’t mean you’re wrong. You don’t have to give up on a healthy life at all.

Even if the road is dark, there will always be light. There is no rain that doesn’t stop and there is no tunnel that you can’t climb out of. Cognitive therapy may be a trigger for this.

It is hard to read when you are sick in depression. That’s why the kind words of David D. Burns touch your heart.