Presents the author's simple techniques for coping with anxiety and worry and helps you overcome your fear and doubt.
Break Free from Fear and Live Anxiety Free!In Anxiety Free, Robert L. Leahy, Ph.D., best selling author of The Worry Cure, looks at the origin of anxiety and teaches us how to outsmart our fears for a less stressful life.Through his clinical practice, Leahy has realized that the human mind developed with preprogrammed rules for survival, and to break free from anxiety we need to rewrite these rules. In Anxiety Free, he address the six recognized anxiety disorders-specific phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, and post-traumatic stress-explaining what each is an which outmoded rules it follows. He then offers simple, step-by-step techniques for confronting and overcoming our specific anxieties.
Director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, Dr. Robert Leahy has written fifteen books on cognitive therapy and psychological processes, and is the President of the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy, as well as the author of the popular blog, Anxiety Free.