The Anxiety and Worry Workbook: The Cognitive Behavioral Solution

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David Clark, Aaron T Beck

The Anxiety and Worry Workbook
294 pages
2011
ISBN: 9781606239186

If you're seeking lasting relief from out-of-control anxiety, this is the book for you. It is grounded in cognitive behaviour therapy, the proven treatment approach developed and tested over more than 25 years by pioneering clinician-researcher Aaron T. Beck. Now Dr. Beck and fellow cognitive therapy expert David A. Clark put the tools and techniques of cognitive behaviour therapy at your fingertips in this compassionate guide.

Carefully crafted worksheets, exercises, and examples reflect the authors' decades of experience helping people just like you. Learn practical strategies for identifying your anxiety triggers, challenging the thoughts and beliefs that lead to distress, safely facing the situations you fear, and truly loosening anxiety's grip: one manageable step at a time.

Table of Contents

Preface

  1. Making a New Start
  2. Understanding Anxiety
  3. The Anxious Mind
  4. Getting Started
  5. Developing Your Anxiety Profile
  6. Transforming the Anxious Mind
  7. Courageously Facing Fear
  8. Let's Talk Strategy
  9. Defeating Panic and Avoidance
  10. Conquering Social Fear
  11. Overcoming Worry

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"A great gift to anyone suffering from anxiety. This book is accessible, is written with warmth and wisdom, and includes the most up-to-date cognitive behavioral strategies. Enormously valuable, it is sure to inspire courage and hope."
- Paul Gilbert, PhD, author of The Compassionate Mind

"From world-renowned cognitive therapists, this hands-on, practical, step-by-step workbook can help you free yourself from debilitating anxiety and worry. Use this book as a daily guide to understanding and changing your thinking. Drs. Clark and Beck offer a clear and empowering roadmap for building a better life."
- Robert L. Leahy, PhD, author of The Worry Cure

"Buy this gem of a book when you are ready to face your anxiety and take the necessary steps to overcome it. Drs. Clark and Beck are leaders in cognitive therapy, which has the highest anxiety treatment success rates in the world. Everyone who has ever felt anxious will recognize themselves in these pages and gain new understanding of what drives their anxiety. Even better, each chapter is packed with worksheets that can help lower anxiety within days and weeks. This is your chance to follow expert guidance with confidence as you take steps toward a calmer, happier future."
- Christine A. Padesky, PhD, coauthor of Mind Over Mood