Lesson 6: Managing Cravings And Urges - Slide 35
Over Practice And Over Learning
- It takes months of practice to modify habits and thinking that may have persisted for years
- It takes a lot of practice to have your new coping skills become second nature so you can use them when you are under stress
- Remember, anticipate
and be ready!
- Don’t let the causes of relapse
catch you off guard
Pg. 2, “ Cognitive Therapy Techniques, a practitioner’s guide,” Robert L. Leahy, The Guilford Press, New York, 2003
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