Excellent Leaflet from Royal College of Psychiatrists on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
This leaflet is for anyone who wants to know more about Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).It discusses how it works, why it is used, its effects, its side-effects, and alternative treatments. If you can’t find what you want here, there are sources of further information at the end of this leaflet.
What is CBT?
It is a way of talking about:
how you think about yourself, the world and other people
how what you do affects your thoughts and feelings.