The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Panic Attacks
Publisher: Althea Press
ISBN 10: 1641526041
ISBN 13: 978-1641526043
Advanced cognitive behavioral therapy―stop panic in its tracks.
Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a major tenet of mental health science for good reason: it works. When applied to panic disorders and anxiety, it can be the key to regaining peace and confidence when you need it most. This interactive workbook is your advanced guide to lessening the impact and frequency of panic attacks with simple cognitive behavioral therapy methods you can practice anytime.
Learn how panic works on your brain and body, and how to build a toolbox of cognitive behavioral therapy strategies for relaxation, mindfulness, and acceptance. This book even includes tips for sleep, diet, exercise, and ways you can gradually expose yourself to the things that scare you, so they become less scary.
The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Panic Attacks includes:
- Success stories―Read anecdotes about real panic disorder patients who vastly improved with cognitive behavioral therapy.
- Forge your own path―Work your way through this cognitive behavioral therapy workbook in order or skip around to the chapters that are most relevant to you.
- Worksheets and self-assessments―Writing prompts and questions will help you identify the specific ways panic affects you and track your progress over time.
Discover a path through panic attacks with the latest advancements in cognitive behavioral therapy.
"This book contains a valuable toolbox with a variety of proven techniques and questionnaires to tackle anxiety and panic attacks. Elena is the psychologist I wish I would have found when I was still suffering from anxiety and panic attacks myself."―Geert Verschaeve, author of Badass Ways to End Anxiety & Stop Panic Attacks
"The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Panic Attacks provides helpful information to gain a better understanding about panic attacks. Dr. Welsh has included brief self-assessments and easy-to-use strategies to help manage anxiety and panic attacks. As a therapist in practice for over 22 years, I can't wait to share this resource with my clients."―Anita Avedian, LMFT, Director of Avedian Counseling Center and Author of Anger Management Essentials
"Anyone who has ever experienced a panic attack would benefit from reading this book. The cognitive behavioral strategies are laid out in an easy-to-follow manner with worksheets to put them into practice and real-life stories to help illustrate that panic doesn't have to lead to isolation or avoidance. Instead, you can gain back control of your life."―Arlin Cuncic, Author of The Anxiety Workbook and founder of About Social Anxiety, aboutsocialanxiety.com
"Dr. Elena Welsh combines empathy and warmth with experience and professionalism in writing this highly accessible treatment workbook. She provides concrete, evidence-based tools for the reader that are grounded in treatment approaches that work. The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Workbook for Panic Attacks validates the reader's experiences while simultaneously imparting strategies that make the path to a fulfilling life not only possible but manageable."―Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell, PhD, Professor of Psychology, Lewis & Clark College, co-author of Treatment Planning in Psychotherapy: Taking the Guesswork Out of Clinical Care
"If you experience panic attacks, this workbook has everything you need! Dr. Welsh does a fantastic job covering all the bases, regarding the experience of having a panic attack to the treatment of Panic Disorder. This easy-to-read workbook is a great resource for anyone who needs a step-by-step process to manage panic. I would also strongly encourage mental health professionals to use this with their patients in the clinical setting, as it is a great supplement to the work we do in session using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Exposure and Response Prevention."―Kimberley Quinlan, Founder of The CBT School and host of the Your Anxiety Toolkit podcast
"Dr. Welsh shares her extensive knowledge on anxiety in this highly practical guide that clearly details evidence-based strategies for managing panic attacks. The guide is easy-to-follow and written with compassion and authenticity. I highly recommend this workbook as an excellent tool for those who have experienced panic attacks and want to better understand their experiences and develop skills for managing them, as well as for therapists working in this field."―Kate McGregor, DPsych., Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Inner Melbourne Clinical Psychology
About the Author
Elena Welsh, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist with a doctorate from the University of Maryland. She also completed advanced clinical training in a postdoctoral fellowship at Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Welsh has published articles in various medical and research journals and has authored multiple books about the psychology of healing, growing, and changing.