Straight Talking : Learn to Overcome Insomnia, Anxiety, Negative Thinking and Other Modern Day Stresses
Levels of anxiety and depression are on the rise. If you have ever felt overwhelmed by the pressures of modern living, yet unsure about how to regain control of your own life direction, then this is the book for you. Based on more than 25 years of clinical experience, Linda Blair offers numerous practical suggestions to help you overcome problems such as anxiety, insomnia, negative thinking, a loss of contentment, an unhappy past and a tendency to relapse into unconstructive habits. She explains clearly how you can create your own treatment manual and she uses case studies to guide you on your way. This is a book that will encourage you to think more positively, whatever problems you face, and enable you to start managing your life more effectively.
- Electronic book text
- 16 Jul 2009
- Little, Brown Book Group
- PIATKUS BOOKS
- United Kingdom
About Linda Blair
Linda Blair is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, Chartered Scientist, and a registered practitioner psychologist with the Health Professions Council in the UK. She's also an accredited member of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies. She writes a weekly column, 'On the Couch' for the Daily Mail and a monthly column for Junior magazine, and has written regular columns for the Guardian, The Times, and Psychologies magazine. She broadcasts frequently on radio, has appeared in a number of television programmes, and has contributed to the NHS website. She's also a Trustee for the charity Kidscape, the first charity in the UK established specifically to prevent bullying and child sexual abuse. She is the author of three books, Straight Talking (2008), The Happy Child (2009) and Birth Order (2011), all published by Piatkus.