The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN 10: 1626252157
ISBN 13: 978-1626252158
Now in its sixth edition and recommended by therapists worldwide, The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook has been the unparalleled, essential resource for people struggling with anxiety and phobias for almost thirty years.
Living with anxiety, panic disorders, or phobias can make you feel like you aren’t in control of your life. If you’re ready to tackle the fears that hold you back, this book is your 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 develop a full arsenal of skills for quieting fears and taking charge of your anxious thoughts, including:
- Relaxation and breathing techniques
- Ending negative self-talk and mistaken beliefs
- Imagery and real-life desensitization
- Lifestyle, nutrition, and exercise changes
Written by a leading expert in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a classic in its field, this fully revised 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 updated information compatible with the DSM-V, as well as current information on medications and treatment, nutrition, mindfulness training, exposure therapy, and the latest research in neurobiology.
Whether you suffer from anxiety and phobias yourself, or are a professional working with this population, this book will provide the latest treatment solutions for overcoming the fears that stand in the way of living a full, happy life. This workbook can be used on its own or as a supplement to therapy.
―Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, author of Anxiety and Avoidance and codirector of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy
―Bill Knaus, EdD, author of The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression and The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety
―Timothy A. Sisemore, PhD, director of research and professor of counseling and psychology at Richmont Graduate University and author of Free from OCD
―Authoritative Guide to Self-Help Resources in Mental Health, Revised Edition
―Lynne Henderson, founder of the Social Fitness Center and founder and codirector, with Philip Zimbardo, of the Shyness Institute
―Reid Wilson, author of Don’t Panic
―Child and Behavior Therapy
―Midwest Book Review
––Mani Feniger, author of Journey from Anxiety to Freedom
―Christopher McCullough, author of Managing Your Anxiety
About the Author
Phone counseling for problems with panic attacks, phobias, and other anxiety difficulties is available with Edmund Bourne. For information, please call 1-415-686-7516. For resources in your local area, please see Appendix 1. Further information about Bourne’s work in the anxiety disorders field may be found at helpforanxiety.com.
For Edmund Bourne’s work outside the field of anxiety disorders, please see his website, journeysofthemind.net.