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Recommended Readings

Reading a Book

Disclosure: We do not have any kind of agreement or affiliation with the following publishers and book authors. We recommend the following literature based on our board's subjective experience to help the workshop participants enrich their CBT knowledge.

Reading List


  • Freeman, A., Pretzer, J., Fleming, B., & Simon, K. (2004). Clinical applications of cognitive therapy, Second edition. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers. (ISBN 0-306- 48462-5) Note: Be sure to get the second edition.

  • Greenberger, D. & Padesky, C.A. (1995). Mind over mood. New York: Guilford Press. (ISBN 0- 89882-128-3)Padesky, C.A. & Greenberger, D. (1995). Clinician's guide to mind over mood. New York: Guilford Press. (ISBN 0-89862-821-0)

  • Padesky, C. A. (2020). Clinician's Guide to CBT Using Mind Over Mood. Guilford Publications.

  • Waltman, S. H., Codd III, R. T., McFarr, L. M., & Moore, B. A. (2020). Socratic Questioning for Therapists and Counselors: Learn How to Think and Intervene Like a Cognitive Behavior Therapist. Routledge.

  • Judith, S. Beck. (2020). Cognitive Behavior Therapy Basics and Beyond. Guilford Press.


  • Beck, A. T., Emery, G., & Greenberg, R. L. (2005). Anxiety disorders and phobias: A cognitive perspective. Basic Books

  • Clark, D. A., & Beck, A. T. (2011). Cognitive therapy of anxiety disorders: Science and practice. Guilford Press.


  • Beck, A.T., Rush, A.J., Shaw, B.F. & Emery, G. (1979 or 1987). Cognitive therapy of depression. New York: Guilford Press. (ISBN 0-89862-000-7)

Personality Disorders

  • Beck, A. T., Davis, D.D., & Freeman, A. (2014) Cognitive therapy of personality disorders (Third Edition). New York: Guilford Press. (ISBN-13: 978-1462517923).

  • Rasmussen, P. R. (2005). Personality-guided cognitive-behavioral therapy. American Psychological Association.

  • Millon, T., Millon, C. M., Meagher, S. E., Grossman, S. D., & Ramnath, R. (2012). Personality disorders in modern life. John Wiley & Sons.

Eating Disorders

  • Zweig, R. D., & Leahy, R. L. (2012). Treatment plans and interventions for bulimia and binge-eating disorder. Guilford Press.

  • Beck, J. S. (2007) The Beck Diet Solution. Oxmoor house.

  • Brownell. K. & Walsh, B. T. (eds) 3rd edition (2017) Eating disorders and obesity. Guilford.

  • Cooper, M. (2005) The Psychology of Bulimia Nervosa: A Cognitive Perspective. Oxford University Press.

  • Cooper, Z et al (CBT of obesity: A Clinician’s Guide. Guilford.

  • Fairburn, C. G. (2009) CBT & Eating disorders. Guilford.

  • Fairburn, C. & Wilson, G.T. (Eds) (1996) Binge eating: Nature, assessment, and treatment. Guilford.

  • Haynes, A.F., Forman, E.M. et al (Eds) 2016) Mindfulness and acceptance for treating eating disorders and weight concerns. New Harbinger.

  •  Merwin, R.D., Zucker, N.L. & Wilson, K.  (2019) ACT for Anorexia Nervosa. A guide for clinicians. Guilford.

  •  Saffer, D., Telch, C. & Chen, E. (2017) DBT for binge eating and Bulimia. Guilford. 

Substance Use Disorders

  • Beck, A.T., Wright, F. D., Newman, C. F. & Liese, B. S. (1993). Cognitive Therapy of Substance Abuse. New York: Guilford.

  • Marlatt, G.A. & Donovan, D. M. (2007). Relapse Prevention: Maintenance Strategies in the Treatment of Addictive Behaviors, Second Edition. New York: Guilford Press.

  • Miller, W.R. & Carroll, K.M. (2010). Rethinking Substance Abuse: What the Science Shows, and What We Should Do About It. New York: Guilford.

  • Miller, W. R., Rollnick, S., Conforti, K., and Miller, S. (2012). Motivational Interviewing: Preparing  People to Change Addictive Behavior, Third Edition. New York: Guilford.

  • Mueser, K. T., Noordsy, D. L., Drake, R. E. & Fox, L. (2003). Integrated Treatment for Dual Disorders: A Guide to Effective Practice. New York: Guilford.


  • Alberti & Emmons (2008). Your Perfect Right: Assertiveness and Equality in Your Life and Relationships. Atascadero, CA. Impact Publishers.

  • Beck, A. T. (1999). Prisoners of hate: The cognitive basis of anger, hostility, and violence. New York: Harper Collins.

  • Fodor, I. G. (Ed.) (1992). Adolescent assertiveness and social skills training: A clinical handbook. New York: Springer.

  • Kendall, P. C. (Ed.) (2011). Child & adolescent therapy: Cognitive-behavioral procedures (4th ed.) New York: Guilford.

  • Linehan, M. M. (1993). Skills training manual for treating borderline personality disorder. New York: Guilford.

  • Rakos, R. F. (1991). Assertive behaviour: Theory, research, and training. New York: Routledge.

Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R)

  • Beck, A.T., Grant. P., Inverso, E., Brinen, A.P., &, Perivoliotis, D. (2020). Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy for Serious Mental Health Conditions.

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