David D. Burns, M.D., a clinical psychiatrist, conveys his ideas with warmth, compassion, understanding, and humor unmatched by any other writer in the self-help field. His bestselling Feeling Good: The New Mood Therapy has sold more than three million copies to date. In a recent national survey of mental health professionals, Feeling Good was rated number one—from a list of more than one thousand—as the most frequently recommended self-help book on depression. His Feeling Good Handbook was rated number two in the same survey.
Dr. Burns's entertaining teaching style has made him a popular lecturer for general audiences and mental health professionals throughout the country as well as a frequent guest on national radio and television programs. He has received numerous awards including the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Through the Media Award from the Association of Applied and Preventive Psychology. A magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Amherst College, Dr. Burns received his medical degree from the Stanford University School of Medicine. He is currently clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the Stanford University School of Medicine and is certified by the National Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Very informative and upbeat. If a family member suffers from depression this book helps to explain some of what they may be experiencing, and offers suggestions on techniques that... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Smudge0412
Very helpful book on CBT, it was recommended to me by a number of my contacts and I'm really glad I picked it up.Published 2 months ago by msroboto
Saved my life. Still bipolar, still need meds, but I don't think nearly as negatively about myself, life or others. I would recommend it to anyone, mental illness or not.Published 5 months ago by Micah Brown
Feeling good; the new mood therapy by david d burns, m.d. captures multiple ways of transforming negative emotions into positive emotions. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Stella Carrier