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Overcome anxiety, fear, and worry—and start living the life you want.
If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you aren’t alone. Anxiety is at epidemic levels. Fortunately, there are effective—and fast—techniques you can use to break free from worry and get back to the things that matter to you. This workbook offers a comprehensive collection of simple treatment strategies to help get you started.
In The Anxiety Skills Workbook, you’ll find tons of tips and tricks for managing your anxiety and worry using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness. Based on the evidence-based treatment model developed at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University—one of the premier anxiety centers in the world—this book will help you understand and effectively deal with anxiety and worry anytime, anywhere.
The unique “module” format of this workbook allows you to focus on your own individual anxiety and worry patterns. While it is recommended that you take a chronological path through the material, the pacing and length of each module allows for flexibly adapting to your individual needs. In other words, you can use this book however you like—whether that means starting at the beginning, middle, or end. Choose what works for you.
With this unique workbook, you’ll learn better ways to cope with your anxiety, so you can get back to living your life.
“Millions of people in North America and around the world spend billions of dollars each year in vain attempts to suppress and escape the ravages of severe anxiety. In this brief, easy-to-read workbook, one of the foremost authorities on anxiety in the world, Stefan Hofmann, lays out several relatively simple, straightforward, and proven strategies based on the latest cutting-edge research to face life’s daily challenges with confidence rather than fear. By individually tailoring these strategies to their own situation, everyone suffering from anxiety should benefit.”—David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, professor of psychology and psychiatry emeritus, and founder of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University
“Stefan Hofmann is an expert in the areas of anxiety, fear, and worry, and his outstanding book will teach you how to help yourself with cognitive behavioral as well as mindfulness treatment strategies. This book is filled with clear and practical advice that will guide your journey toward a better life.”—Sabine Wilhelm, PhD, professor at Harvard Medical School, and chief of psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital