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Dancing with Fear : Overcoming Anxiety in a World of Stress and Uncertainty

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This book is written for everyone who has experienced severe anxiety and wants to be free from abnormal fear. It is also for therapists, couselors, and other helping professionals who treat patients suffering from anxiety disorders. A Jason Aronson Bookshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 508 pages
  • 134.62 x 203.2 x 38.1mm | 612.35g
  • Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
  • Northvale NJ, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0765701502
  • 9780765701503
  • 1,797,501

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This book is for everyone who has experienced severe anxiety and wants to be free from abnormal fear. It is also for therapists, counselors, and other helping professionals who treat patients suffering from anxiety disorders. Dancing with Fear, which features a unique cognitive-behavioral approach, is a complete mind-body plan for understanding and overcoming anxiety disorders. Known as the CHAANGE program, this specific method has been found to be 80 percent successful in treating anxiety and to have reduced health care expenses by more than 50 percent in the year following treatment.show more

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This book by Dr. Paul Foxman has all but paved the path to peace, the way to freedom from anxiety. He offers a clear exposition of what severe anxiety is, where it comes from, and what to do about it. He shares his personal experience with trauma and anxiety, as well as his understandings gained from decades of helping others. In this easy style, he provides unlimited hope and specific information on how anxiety can be overcome. -- John R. Pullen There have been endless books written by countless authors on the subject of anxiety and how best to identify and cope with its paralyzing manifestations. What makes Dancing with Fear so special and so welcome is that Paul Foxman speaks eloquently and intelligently to the two key people involved in accomplishing full recovery from this insidious problem: the sufferer and his therapist. Because Dr. Foxman knows, firsthand, what gut-wrenching anxiety feels like, he never minimizes its impact nor does he hide his own humanness behind his degree. It becomes obvious from the first chapter that Dr. Foxman is a consummate professional who, thank heavens, can honestly teach from his heart. -- Ann Seagrave Dr. Foxman's book, Dancing with Fear, is a comprehensive and compassionate overview of the most crippling of our 'social diseases'-fear-with a wealth of practical approaches to loosening its hold on us. The work will find a wide and appreciative audience. -- Joseph Chilton Pearceshow more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 My Anxiety Story Chapter 2 Why Be Afraid? Chapter 3 Your Anxiety Story Chapter 4 The Personality of Anxiety Chapter 5 Dancing around Anxiety Chapter 6 Anxiety in Children Chapter 7 The Chaange Program for Anxiety Recovery Chapter 8 Sitting Still Chapter 9 Food and Fear Chapter 10 Take a Deep Breath Chapter 11 What-if? Chapter 12 Facing Your Fear Chapter 13 Feeling Safe with Feelings Chapter 14 Anger and Fear Chapter 15 Sex and Anxiety Chapter 16 Setting Limits and Balancing Stress Chapter 17 Play Therapy for Adults Chapter 18 What about Drugs? Chapter 19 Anxiety and Relationships Chapter 20 Spirituality and Anxietyshow more

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