Celebrating 30 years as a classic in its field and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook is an unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias.
Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren’t in control of your life. Tackle the fears that hold you back with this go-to guide. Packed with the most effective skills for assessing and treating anxiety, this evidence-based workbook contains the latest clinical research. You’ll find an arsenal of tools for quieting worry, ending negative self-talk, and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including:
Relaxation and breathing techniques
New research on exposure therapy for phobias
Lifestyle, exercise, mindfulness and nutrition tips
Written by a leading expert in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this fully revised and updated seventh edition offers powerful, step-by-step treatment strategies for panic disorders, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), worry, and fear. You will also find new information on relapse prevention after successful treatment, and updates on medication, cannabis derivatives, ketamine, exposure, nutrition, spirituality, the latest research in neurobiology, and more.
Whether you suffer from anxiety and phobias yourself, or are a professional working with this population, this book provides the latest treatment solutions for overcoming the fears that stand in the way of living a meaningful and happy life. This workbook can be used on its own or in conjunction with therapy.
“Here is the valuable and comprehensive update to a classic in our self-help field. This fast-paced guide unravels the mysteries of anxieties, phobias, and worry, then delivers action-focused ‘how-to’ techniques. With these powerful tools in your hands, you can more than survive, you can thrive.”
—Reid Wilson, PhD, author of Stopping the Noise in Your Head
“This book is a timely and comprehensive update to a classic resource in the field of anxiety and its treatment. The latest edition is very readable, easily understandable, filled with updated information, and should be quite helpful and informative to anyone interested in treating or recovering from an anxiety disorder or a condition marked by anxiety. Many thanks to Ed Bourne for this excellent work!”
—Jeffrey Brantley, MD, psychiatrist; founding faculty member of Duke Integrative Medicine, and founding director of its mindfulness based stress reduction program; author of Calming Your Anxious Mind, and author or coauthor of several other books related to mindfulness practices for health and greater well-being in daily life
Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D., is a psychologist in northern California specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders and related problems. He is author of several books, including the bestselling Anxiety &Phobia Workbook, that have reached hundreds of thousands of people...Read More
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