The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life: You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better-avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind- can only make the problem worse.
Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a powerful new alternative that can help you break free of anxiety by fundamentally changing how you relate to it. With clarity and compassion, this book describes clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its many forms. Learn step-by-step strategies for gaining awareness of anxious feelings without letting them escalate; loosening the grip of worry and fear; and achieving a new level of emotional and physical well-being.
This book is user friendly, practical, and quite comprehensive. Readers will benefit greatly from the insights and exercises provided in its pages.
Susan M. Orsillo, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Suffolk University in Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband.
Drs. Orsillo and Roemer have written and published extensively about mindfulness, anxiety, and psychotherapy, and have been involved in anxiety disorders research and treatment for over 20 years. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, they have spent the last decade developing the treatment approach that is the basis of this book.
This is an invaluable resource for counsellors and therapists looking to reinvigorate their practice and enhance their understanding of clients' needs. Each chapter focuses on different discoveries in neuroscience, explains them in plain English and provides guidance on how to put this knowledge to practical use in the therapy room. It covers specific psychological and neurological diagnoses including bipolar affective disorder, eating disorders and ADHD, as well as other more general issues such as attachment and addiction. The book also contains recommendations backed by evidence from neuroscience for optimum mental health... More info
Cool Connections is a fun, engaging workbook that provides a cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) approach to positively modifying the everyday thoughts and behaviours of children and young people aged 9 to 14. Combining a summary of CBT principles and step-by-step guidelines on how to use the materials appropriately with a mixture of games, handouts, home activities and therapeutic exercises, Cool Connections is designed to encourage resilience and self-esteem and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression. Fully photocopiable, fully illustrated and easy to use, this structured workbook is an effective tool for... More info
Supporting a family member or friend with depression can be demanding and draining. This book looks at the sometimes forgotten population involved in depression, and emphasises that if someone in the family is suffering, it’s not your fault. *Topics include:* Types of depression Treatments - counselling Dealing with health professionals Diet and exercise Looking after yourself without feeling guilty A New section on mindfulness–based cognitive therapy Antidepressant drugs Making space for your own needs Further resources *Author Bio:* *Barbara Baker *is a therapist and lives in Truro,... More info