Description - The Anti-anxiety Workbook by Martin M. Antony
From panic attacks to chronic worry, it is estimated that the UK has as many as 20 million sufferers of an anxiety condition, making it one of the most common reasons people seek psychological help. Now, anxiety experts Martin M. Antony and Peter J. Norton provide sufferers with a state-of-the-art program for conquering their worries, phobias, and obsessions. The Anti-Anxiety Workbook offers an unrivalled toolkit of proven strategies drawn from cognitive-behavioral therapy, the most effective treatment for anxiety. Readers use convenient self-assessment worksheets to identify their worry triggers and keep track of their anxious moments in weekly journals. Hands-on exercises help them change the beliefs and behaviors that cause anxiety and worsen symptoms. Other techniques provide ways to achieve a new level of calm. Antony and Norton also offer clear advice on psychotherapy and the use of anti-anxiety medications. Grounded in the best available research, this powerful, practical book helps readers take control of their worries and get their lives back on track. Includes over two dozen reproducibles.
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(266mm x 203mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Martin M. Antony
Martin M. Antony, PhD, President-Elect of the Canadian Psychological Association, is Professor and Director of Graduate Training in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto. He is also Director of Research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St. Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario. An award-winning researcher, Dr. Antony is the coauthor of When Perfect Isn't Good Enough, 10 Simple Solutions to Panic, and numerous other books. His research, writing, and clinical practice focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy and the treatment of anxiety disorders. He has been widely quoted in the U.S. and Canadian media. Peter J. Norton, PhD, is Professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at Monash University in Australia. Previously, he was Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston, where he directed the University's Anxiety Disorder Clinic. An internationally recognized expert in the study and cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders, Dr. Norton has authored nearly 120 research studies; has delivered many presentations and workshops for the scientific community, therapists, and the general public; and sits on the editorial boards of two scientific journals. He is a recipient of the Theodore Blau Early Career Award for Outstanding Contribution to Professional Clinical Psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology (Division 12 of the American Psychological Association), among other honors. His books include The Anti-Anxiety Workbook (for the general public) and Group Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy of Anxiety (for mental health professionals).