John comes to CBT because of his depression. He is a 40 year old who has recently been made redundant. He is worried about getting a job again and his redundancy has also caused tension in his marriage. When questioned about how he spends his time now, he says he gets up late, intends to look for jobs but ends up doing very little. He feels demotivated, discouraged and, at times, hopeless. He is having trouble sleeping and hints that he may be using drinking to cope with his difficulties. At times, he says, he wonders if he will ever get a job again. He sees his redundancy as meaning that he is a failure. He talks in a flat, slow monotone. As he talks, he is becoming more sad and more hopeless.
but he's a fool.”