Overcome anxiety and learn how to live a happier, calmer life with these simple and easy to master techniques.
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Using the proven techniques of cognitive behavioural therapy, this book will show you how to manage your anxiety, in whatever form it appears, from phobias to panic attacks and general anxiety disorder. You will receive support for understanding with and coping with different types of anxiety, using CBT to manage your symptoms and alleviate much of your distress. You will also learn how to be more resilient and accepting of all your thoughts, fears and emotions, and discover new, healthier ways of thinking that will free you from anxiety.
Manage Anxiety through CBT includes:
Chapter 1: Understanding the 'ABCDEs' of Rational-Emotive Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (RECBT)
Chapter 2: Understanding anxiety and its healthy alternative, concern
Chapter 3: How you make yourself disturbed about anxiety
Chapter 4: How to manage anxiety: general principles and strategies
Chapter 5: How to manage performance-related anxiety
Chapter 6: How to manage social anxiety
Chapter 7: How to manage health anxiety
Chapter 8: How to manage anxiety about losing self-control
Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:
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One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.
Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.
Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.
Windy Dryden (London, UK) is Professor of Psychotherapeutic Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He is a leading authority on Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy and CBT, and is renowned for his extensive writings on these and counselling-related areas, being author or editor of over 150 books for students and general readers.