The Chimp Paradox
Widely regarded text from Dr. Steve Peters, a Consultant Psychiatrist from the U.K. Delivers evidence based cognitive strategies for wellness in an easy to digest format. Dr. Peters has worked with many elite sportspeople to improve competition performance. There are many similarities between Dr. Peters model and the general CBT model. He emphasises the importance of identifying negative thought patterns and naming same (the chimp), acknowledging the difference between thoughts and the self.