The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life (Paperback)
Susan M. Orsillo, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Director of Clinical Training at Suffolk University in Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband and two children.
Lizabeth Roemer, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, and lives in the Boston area with her husband.
Drs. Orsillo and Roemer have written and published extensively about mindfulness, anxiety, and psychotherapy, and have been involved in anxiety disorders research and treatment for over 20 years.
They are coauthors of the acclaimed book for professionals Mindfulness- and Acceptance-Based Behavioral Therapies in Practice. With funding from the National Institutes of Health, they have spent the last decade developing the treatment approach that is the basis of this book.
"If you're looking for a fresh way of relating to---and healing---anxiety, you'll find this book an invaluable guide. The authors bring alive the path of mindfulness in a clear and accessible way." ---Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance
"Drs. Orsillo and Roemer show you how to use mindfulness to break free from the grip of anxiety and move forward now toward the kind of life you want to live." ---Steven C. Hayes, PhD, author of Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life
"Two of the field's most knowledgeable and creative experts skillfully take you on a journey into the hidden corners of your anxious mind....A seamless blend of interesting stories, state-of-the-art research, and exercises." ---Christopher K. Germer, PhD, author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion
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 with out 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 plus other resources are available at the authors' website, www.mindfulwaythroughanxietybook.com.
|Genre||PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Anxieties & Phobias|
|Publisher Date||2011-01-18 00:00:00.0|
|Unit weight||0.9 lb|
|Subtitle||Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life|
|Authors||Orsillo, Susan M.|
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