Show Your Anxiety Who's Boss: A Three-Step CBT Program to Help You Reduce Anxious Thoughts and Worry
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN 10: 1684034051
ISBN 13: 978-1684034055
Outsmart your anxiety with a ridiculously easy, three-step approach!
Is your anxiety running your life? Does it tell you where you can go, and when? Does it keep you trapped in a bubble of fear and panic? Anxiety can happen anytime, anywhere—and that’s why you need simple, in-the-moment skills to stay grounded when worry takes hold. This accessible guide will help you gain the upper hand, show your anxiety who’s boss, and start living the life that you were always meant to live.
In Show Your Anxiety Who’s Boss, you’ll find a simple and direct three-step approach grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you gain understanding and authority over your anxious thoughts and rumination, bounce back from stress and minor setbacks, and accept what you just can’t know for sure. With this powerful guide, you’ll learn to:
- Make peace with uncertainty
- Stop avoiding situations
- Accept and redirect anxious thoughts—so you can get on with your life
If you’re ready to live a full and vital life without your anxiety constantly getting in the way, this straightforward guide will show you how to get back on track. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3.
—David F. Tolin, PhD, ABPP, director of the Anxiety Disorders Center at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital, and author of Face Your Fears
—Alexander J. Williams, PhD, program director of psychology, director of psychological clinic, and assistant teaching professor at the University of Kansas (Edwards Campus)
—Kathryn H. Gordon, PhD, licensed psychologist and adjunct research scientist
—Kevin Chapman, PhD, licensed psychologist, and founder and director of the Kentucky Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (KY-CARDS)
—Ashli J. Sheidow, PhD, senior research scientist at the Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC)
—Lauren S. Hallion, PhD, assistant professor in the department of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh
—Mary K. Alvord, PhD, psychologist, and coauthor of Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens and Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents
—Kristin Bianchi, PhD, licensed psychologist at the Center for Anxiety and Behavioral Change
About the Author
Joel Minden, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety. He is a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy; adjunct professor in the department of psychology at California State University, Chico; and author of the blog, CBT and Me, on www.psychologytoday.com.
Foreword writer Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, is coauthor of Overcoming OCD, and author of Retrain Your Brain—a workbook for managing depression and anxiety. Gillihan has a clinical practice in Haverford, PA, where he specializes in CBT and mindfulness-based interventions for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, depression, and related conditions.