The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Author John P. Forsyth PhD
ISBN-10 162625334X
ISBN-13 9781626253346
Year 2016-04-01
Pages 368
Language English
Publisher New Harbinger Publications
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Is anxiety and fear a problem for you Have you tried to win the war with your anxious mind and body only to end up feeling frustrated powerless and stuck If so youre not alone But there is a way forward a path into genuine happiness and a way back into living the kind of life you so desperately want This workbook will help you get started on this new journey today Now in its second edition The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety offers a new approach to your anxiety fears and your life Within its pages youll find a powerful and tested set of tools and strategies to help you gain freedom from fear trauma worry and all the many manifestations of anxiety and fear The book offers an empowering approach to help you create the kind of life you so desperately want to live Based on a revolutionary approach to psychological health and wellness called acceptance and commitment therapy ACT this fully revised and updated second edition offers compelling new exercises to help you create the conditions for your own genuine happiness and peace of mind Youll learn how your mind can trap you keeping you stuck and struggling in anxiety and fear Youll also discover ways to nurture your capacity for acceptance mindfulness kindness and compassion and use these qualities to weaken the power of anxiety and fear so that you can gain the space do what truly matters to you Now is the time Nobody chooses anxiety And there is no healthy way to turn off anxious thoughts and feelings like a light switch But you can learn to break free from the shackles of anxiety and fear and take back your life The purpose of this workbook is to help you do just that Your life is calling on you to make that choice and the skills in this workbook can help you make it happen You can live better more fully and more richly with or without anxiety and fear This book will show you the way Recent studies support for the effectiveness of ACT based self help workbooks as a low cost treatment for people experiencing anxiety Ritzert T Forsyth J P Berghoff C R Boswell J Eifert G H 2016 Evaluating the effectiveness of ACT for anxiety disorders in a self help context Outcomes from a randomized wait list controlled trial Behavior Therapy 47 431 572 This book has been awarded The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Self Help Seal of Merit an award bestowed on outstanding self help books that are consistent with cognitive behavioral therapy CBT principles and that incorporate scientifically tested strategies for overcoming mental health difficulties Used alone or in conjunction with therapy our books offer powerful tools readers can use to jump start changes in their lives

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