Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief.
Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief
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9781514327241, $8.45, 188pp, www.amazon.com
Synopsis: "Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief" by clinical psychologist David Berndt outlines several self-help methods for relief of anxiety and worry. In clear simple language and a conversational style. Dr. Berndt shares with the reader powerful step by step proven techniques for anxiety management. "Overcoming Anxiety" includes a self-hypnosis grounding technique in the Ericksonian tradition; Box Breathing, Seven Eleven, and similar breathing techniques for anxiety relief; how to stop or interrupt toxic thoughts that keep you locked in anxiety; how to harness and utilize your worries, so they work for you; relief from anxiety through desensitization and exposure therapy. "Overcoming Anxiety" is specifically designed to be used alone as self-help or in conjunction with professional treatment. Dr. Berndt draws upon his experience as a clinician and academic researcher to give accessible help to the reader who wants to understand and manage their anxiety.
Critique: Impressively well, organized and presented, "Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief" is as informed and informative as it is insightful and practical. Thoroughly 'user friendly' in content and commentary, "Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief" is very highly recommended for professional, counseling center, community, and academic library Psychology Studies & Counseling reference collections and supplemental studies reading lists. Especially accessible to the non-specialist general reader, it should be noted that "Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Anxiety Relief" is also available in a Kindle edition ($5.49).