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Coping with anxiety & phobias

See below for a selection of the latest books from Coping with anxiety & phobias category. Presented with a red border are the Coping with anxiety & phobias books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Coping with anxiety & phobias books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

At Last a Life

At Last a Life

Author: Paul David Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/04/2006

Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia

Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia

Author: Prof Derrick Silove, Prof Vijaya Manicavasagar Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2005

A Books on Prescription Title Overcome the crippling effects of panic attacks and agoraphobia Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by feelings of panic that seem to come from nowhere and yet feel terrifyingly real? Do you avoid certain situations because you think you'll experience a panic attack? If so, this step-by-step self-help course can give you the necessary skills to overcome and prevent such attacks and the associated agoraphobia. Based on cognitive behavioural therapy techniques and the authors' many years of experience and expertise in treating this disabling condition, it offers an indispensable guide for anyone affected, including sufferers, their friends and families, psychologists and those working in the medical profession. Explains the many forms and causes of panic Contains a complete self-help program and monitoring sheets Is based on clinically proven techniques of cognitive therapy

Solutions for a Dangerous Environment

Solutions for a Dangerous Environment

Author: L. Ron Hubbard Format: Pamphlet Release Date: 07/10/2004

We live in a perilous world, a dangerous environment. Watch television news or read your daily newspaper and you are subjected to a daily diet of robberies, rapes, riots, murders, fires, earthquakes, floods and famines. Do you find yourself becoming disturbed by what is happening around you? Do you feel helpless, unable to control these events? Do you even sometimes feel afraid? In this section, L. Ron Hubbard dissects this phenomenon of the dangerous environment, providing methods that will not only help you overcome your fears, but allow you to help others. Applied on a broad scale, this information brings about an enormous calming influence and enables people to lead happier lives. Used on an individual scale - by you - it will enhance the lives of your family, friends and associates.

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Author: David Veale, Rob Willson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2004

A Books on Prescription Title. Break free from unhelpful rituals and take control of your life Are you plagued by a recurring thought or idea that just won't go away? Perhaps you feel the need to wash your hands frequently, hoard things or repeatedly check that all appliances have been turned off before leaving home? These are common symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (or OCD), a condition that causes distress to hundreds of thousands of people. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has been clinically proven to significantly reduce symptoms of OCD. Learn how to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour and regain control of your life. Shows you how to reduce the distress caused by disturbing thoughts, images and urges Reduces and gradually helps you overcome compulsions Offers advice on how partners, relatives and friends can help.

Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety

Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety

Author: Dr. William J. Knaus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2003

When anxious feelings spiral out of control, they can drain your energy and prevent you from living the life you want. If you're ready to stop letting your anxiety have the upper hand, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety, Second Edition can help you to recognize your anxiety triggers, develop skills to stop anxious thoughts before they take over, and keep needless fears from coming back. In the second edition of this best-selling workbook, William J. Knaus offers a step-by-step program to help you overcome anxiety and get back to living a rich and productive life. With this book, you will develop a personal wellness plan using techniques from rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), powerful treatment methods proven to be even more effective than anxiety medication. This edition includes new evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation and values-based action, addresses perfectionism and anxiety, and features updated, cutting-edge research. Anxiety and panic are intense emotions, and in the moments that you experience them it may seem like you are powerless, but nothing could be further from the truth. This workbook offers a practical program that you can use on your own, or with a therapist, to take back that power and end anxiety once and for all.

Mind-Body Workbook for Anxiety

Mind-Body Workbook for Anxiety

Author: Stanley H. Block Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2003

If you suffer from anxiety, panic, and worry, you are by no means alone. In fact, anxiety is the most common mental health issue in the United States. But if you've tried traditional treatment without success, you may be ready for a new approach. In Mind-Body Workbook for Anxiety, Stanley Block, MD, and Carolyn Bryant Block present their fourth workbook utilizing the innovative and proven-effective mind-body bridging technique. Inside, you'll find easy-to use self-help exercises that will help you to stop identifying with anxious thoughts and feelings while allowing your body to relax and let go of unconscious tension. Mind-body bridging is a proven-effective method of self-help that teaches you how to regulate strong emotions such as anxiety, anger, worry, and more. You will learn how to become aware of your anxious thoughts, experience them without pushing them away, and then use your physical senses to become more grounded and relaxed. By experiencing this simple mind-body shift, you will gain an immediate sense of relief with long-lasting results. If you are ready to finally gain control over your anxiety symptoms, this book has the potential to change your life. For more information about Stanley and Carolyn Bryant Block and the innovating technique of mind-body bridging, visit bridgingforlife.com.

The Qigong Workbook for Anxiety

The Qigong Workbook for Anxiety

Author: Kam Chuen Lam Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2003

We live in a fast-paced, busy world, and many of us are stressed out and anxious as a result. If you suffer from anxiety but have found little relief from modern western treatments, or if you are looking for complimentary treatment, the ancient practice of Qigong-which can be understood as the cultivation of internal energy-may offer you relief. Qigong is rooted in Chinese philosophy and medicine, and it utilizes breathing, movement, and awareness exercises to promote healing and aid in meditation. In The Qigong Workbook for Anxiety, world-renowned and respected Qigong master Kam Chuen Lam presents the first workbook for overcoming anxiety problems utilizing traditional Chinese energy-focusing exercises. By following these simple and accessible step-by-step exercises, readers will learn to transform feelings of anxiety into resilience and inner strength. The workbook also contains helpful illustrations to help you carry out these exercises. In the book, Lam will help you think about anxiety, and yourself, in a different way-as a whole. You'll also learn to stop resisting moments of anxiety and other strong emotions, but rather to embrace them within the larger flow of your body's energy field. By doing this, you will ultimately strengthen and cultivate the natural energy you possess. Author Kam Chuen Lam has been a traditional Chinese healer for over forty years, and is an internationally respected authority on the Chinese health systems of Chi Kung and Tai Chi. To find out more, visit www.lamkamchuen.org.

The Compassionate Mind Approach to Overcoming Anxiety

The Compassionate Mind Approach to Overcoming Anxiety

Author: Dennis Tirch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2001

We know what it's like to worry from time to time, but for some of us, our worrying can take over and have a serious impact on our lives. When our anxiety gets out of hand and starts to dominate our lives, affecting how we function and our general sense of wellbeing, it's time to do something about it. This accessible self-help guide provides the reader with a clear understanding of how problem anxiety develops, the kinds of problems it's causing them and sets out ground-breaking Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) techniques to overcome their anxiety . CFT was initially developed by Professor Paul Gilbert OBE, author of the bestselling The Compassionate Mind which set out his ground-breaking approach, to treat those with high levels of shame and self-criticism. It uses the proven, research-based techniques of CBT and other therapies with a special focus on the importance of developing inner compassion, in order to alleviate feelings of shame, develop a more balanced outlook and promote resilience. It incorporates elements of mindfulness and Tibetan Buddhism with recent research on human development and studies of the brain. It is increasingly used to treat a wide range of emotional and psychological problems including depression, overeating, shyness, trauma, anxiety and anger.

Easy Way to Enjoy Flying

Easy Way to Enjoy Flying

Author: Allen Carr Format: eBook Release Date: 24/02/2000

Read this book and flying will become a happy, stress-free experience for life.The unique method:- Removes the root of the fear, not just the symptoms- Dispels all the most common flying fears- Reveals the truth behind media scare stories- Packed with tips to help you on your next flightAllen Carr, author of the world's bestselling guide to stopping smoking, uses his unique approach to help make flying an enjoyable part of your work or holiday.By the time you have finished reading this book you will be looking forward to taking your next flight.A happy Amazon customer says:'I still can't believe that something as simple as reading a book could allay what had pretty much become a phobia, but I can assure you it really does work. I consider myself CURED!'