Show Your Anxiety Who's Boss: A Three-Step CBT Program to Help You Reduce Anxious Thoughts and Worry (Paperback)
Stand up to anxiety and take back controlIs anxiety running your life? Does it dictate where you go, what you do, or who you spend time with? Does it keep you trapped in a bubble of fear and panic? Anxiety can happen anytime, anywhere--that's why you need simple, in-the-moment skills to stay grounded when worry takes hold. This user-friendly guide will help you gain the upper hand on anxiety, and stop avoiding the people, places, and things that make you anxious--and start living the life you were meant to live. In Show Your Anxiety Who's Boss, you'll find a practical and direct three-step approach grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help you respond to anxious thoughts, respond effectively to future challenges, and make peace with uncertainty. If you're ready to live a full and vital life without anxiety constantly getting in the way, this straightforward guide will show you how to get back on track. With this powerful book, you'll learn how to:
- Make useful predictions, instead of anxious fictions
- Take action and overcome avoidance
- Accept and redirect anxious or negative thoughts
"A wonderful resource for anyone struggling with anxiety."
--David F. Tolin, PhD, ABPP, author of Face Your Fears
--Kathryn H. Gordon, PhD, psychologist
Joel Minden, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety. He is a diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy; adjunct professor in the department of psychology at California State University, Chico; and author of the blog, CBT and Me, on www.psychologytoday.com. Foreword writer Seth J. Gillihan, PhD, is coauthor of Overcoming OCD, and author of Retrain Your Brain--a workbook for managing depression and anxiety. Gillihan has a clinical practice in Haverford, PA, where he specializes in CBT and mindfulness-based interventions for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, depression, and related conditions.