Most people ideally want to live fulfilling lives, which includes having healthy relationships with themselves as well as others. However what precludes a great deal of people from attaining this fulfillment in life is the inner turmoil that consumes them. This inner turmoil inevitably leads to distress, which affects everything around them, such as personal relationships, family relationships, work relationships, etc. This distress can lead them to suffer from maladies such as anxiety, phobias, depression, addiction, eating disorders, issues with self-esteem and anger, emotional suffering, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and various other behavioral and mental health difficulties.
People find it difficult to resolve and overcome this inner turmoil and become stuck because of their ineffective thinking processes. In his audiobook, entitled Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy Unleashed, author James Ashley covers in detail how two types of therapies, cognitive behavior therapy and dialectical behavior therapy, can be utilized to produce a more effective thinking process for the individual–one that leads to more favorable and positive results and the resolving of this inner turmoil. This book explores the various components of both treatments.