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Dr. Edmund Bourne – The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook

September 10, 2019

Dr. Edmund Bourne, Ph.D. has specialized in the treatment of anxiety disorders and related problems for more than two decades. For many years he was director of the Anxiety Treatment Center in San Jose and Santa Rosa, California. His best-selling anxiety workbooks, which have helped hundreds of thousands of readers throughout the world, include The Anxiety & Phobia Workbook, Healing Fear, Beyond Anxiety & Phobia, Coping With Anxiety, and Natural Relief for Anxiety.

Dr. Bourne is frequently interviewed by the media, and his work has been featured in numerous magazines, such as Psychology Today, Natural Health, Cosmopolitan, Fitness, and Bottom Line Personal.

Dr. Bourne currently lives and practices in Northern California and Florida. He maintains a commitment to helping create world peace by teaching people how to create greater peace in their lives.

The Anxiety Phobia Workbook is a practical and comprehensive guide offering help to anyone who is struggling with panic attacks, agoraphobia, social fears, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive behaviors, or other anxiety disorders. Step-by-step guidelines, questionnaires, and exercises will help you to learn skills and make lifestyle changes necessary to achieve a lasting recovery.

Comprehensive in scope, this workbook covers a broad range of topics and treatment approaches, including some not found in other books on anxiety disorders.

A partial list of topics includes:

* Detailed treatment outlines for each of the seven major anxiety disorders* Causes of anxiety disorders* Relaxation techniques* Physical exercise* Coping with panic attacks* New research on exposure techniques for overcoming phobias* Overcoming negative self-talk* Changing mistaken beliefs* Visualizations for anxiety* Expressing feelings* Self-esteem* How to create your own recovery program* Comprehensive information on medication

In the past fifteen years, the Anxiety & Phobia Workbook has become the book on anxiety most often recommended by therapists to their clients in the US. Since its first edition, it has become a bestseller and helped over a million readers throughout the world. Whether a mental health professional has recommended this book to you or you've chosen it yourself to support a self-care program, it will provide you with sound, proven techniques for overcoming anxiety, panic, phobias, and other anxiety conditions.

If anxiety is causing you to miss the best parts of your life, the last thing that you need to do is spend countless hours plumbing the murky depths of your childhood for causes of the disorder. You need dependable, powerful solutions that you can put to work right now to cope with the problem and start living again. A no-nonsense synopsis of the most effective treatments available, this book contains everything you need to know to move beyond anxiety. Learn ten simple solutions for the physical, mental and emotional symptoms of anxiety. Find out how to achieve relaxation. realistic thinking, and a reasonable response to your fears by employing in-the-moment techniques. All the theoretical information in this book is simple, concise and jargon free—limited to just what you need to know to start your recovery.