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    DescriptionEnough is enough! Many have struggled too long to control the symptoms of anxiety, only to find fear, shyness and worry creeping back into their lives the minute they let down their guard. The bottom line is that most efforts to "control" or "get rid of" anxiety simply don't work. But, fortunately, this book offers another option. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) helps people facing a range of psychological problems learn to accept painful feelings without becoming overwhelmed by or submerged in them. Then it works to help them identify their values and commit to living their lives in ways that make these values come alive.This is the first workbook to offer readers a complete, ACT-based programme for dealing with any anxiety related problem. The techniques in this book are equally effective with of the different manifestations of anxiety: social and specific phobias, agoraphobia, worry and generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and more. The book is divided into weeks, with clear directions and objectives for each. The light, engaging style of the authors make exploring this new approach interesting, accessible, and fun.


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    Title
    The Act on Anxiety Workbook
    Subtitle
    Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John P. Forsyth, By (author) Georg H. Eifert
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 203 mm
    Height: 254 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 599 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781572244993
    ISBN 10: 1572244992
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T9.5
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: MMJT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    B&T General Subject: 725
    DC22: 616.852206
    Ingram Subject Code: HE
    Libri: I-HE
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 30
    BISAC V2.8: PSY020000, SEL020000, OCC010000
    DC22: 616.85220651, 616.85/2206
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: SEL024000
    LC classification: RC531 .F67 2007
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: VFJB, JMM, MKMT
    Edition statement
    Workbook
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations
    Publisher
    New Harbinger Publications
    Imprint name
    New Harbinger Publications
    Publication date
    02 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Oakland, CA
    Author Information
    John P. Forsyth, Ph.D., is a scientist, writer, and licensed clinical psychologist in Upstate New York. He has traveled the world giving talks and workshops to the public and professionals about the benefits of mindful acceptance, kindness and compassion, and how to live a valued life using a new approach to psychological health and wellness called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He is Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Doctoral Training Program in Clinical Psychology, and Director of the Anxiety Disorders Research Program at the University at Albany, State University of New York.He has published many articles about how excessive struggle with unpleasant thoughts and emotions feeds human suffering, and what mindfulness and acceptance can offer as a solution. He has been doing basic and applied work related to anxiety disorders and ACT for well over a decade. He is a clinical fellow of the Behavior Therapy and Research Society, serves on the editorial boards of several leading journals, and is associate editor of the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. He is coauthor of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders: A Practitioner's Treatment Guide to Using Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Values-Based Behavior Change Strategies, ACT on Life, Not on Anger: The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Problem Anger and The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: Break Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (New Harbinger), published in Jan. 2008. His work has helped foster growing international interest in acceptance and mindfulness approaches in psychology, mental health care, medicine, and society.Visit his blog: http: //mindfulness-and-anxiety.blogspot.com.Georg H. Eifert, Ph.D., is professor and chair of the department of psychology at Chapman University in Orange, CA. He was ranked among the top thirty researchers in behavior analysis and therapy in the 1990s, and he has authored over 100 publications on psychological causes and treatments of anxiety and other emotional disorders. He is a clinical fellow of the Behavior Therapy and Research Society, a member of numerous national and international psychological associations, and he serves on several editorial boards of leading clinical psychology journals. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist. He is coauthor of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders and ACT on Life, Not on Anger.
    Review quote
    "This book presents a framework to orient you toward the rest of your life. You will be taken on a journey. Go. To uncouple from your anxious reactions to life, you will need to alter your consciousness. No small task! It takes a student's mind and a willingness to be coached. Fortunately, you will find these authors to be trustworthy and competent guides." --Reid Wilson, PhD, author of "Don't Panic"