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The Mindful Way through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life

You can't just "get over" anxiety. In fact, the very things most people do to try to feel better--avoiding feared situations, pushing worry out of mind--only make the problem worse. Leading psychologists Susan M. Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer present a powerful new alternative that can help you break free of anxiety by fundamentally changing how you relate to it. With clarity and compassion, this book describes clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its many forms. Learn step-by-step strategies for gaining awareness of anxious feelings without letting them escalate; loosening the grip of worry and fear; and achieving a new level of emotional and physical well-being. Free audio downloads of mindfulness exercises are available at www.guilford.com/orsillo-materials.

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Self-Help Book of Merit


Susan M. Orsillo, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Suffolk University in Boston.

Lizabeth Roemer, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Drs. Orsillo and Roemer have written and published extensively about anxiety, emotions, psychotherapy, mindfulness, and values-based actions and have been involved in anxiety disorders research and treatment for more than 25 years. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, they spent 15 years developing and refining the treatment approach that is the basis of this book and their related resource, Worry Less, Live More: The Mindful Way through Anxiety Workbook. Their website is www.mindfulwaythroughanxiety.com.


ISBN: 9781606239827

ISBN-10: 9781606239827

Publisher: The Guilford Press

Publication Date: 01/17/2011 - 12:00am

On Sale: 01/17/2011 - 12:00am

Pages: 307

Language: English

Categories

Psychology / Mental Health

Self-help / Meditations

Medical / Mental Health

Social Science / Social Work

Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition

Body, Mind & Spirit / Mindfulness & Meditation