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This book is a welcome addition to the anxiety disorders field. Comprehensive as well as clearly written, it provides a wealth of information on the use of meditation and mindfulness practice in recover from anxiety difficulties.
—Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D., author of The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook and Coping with Anxiety
"Dr. Brantley’s book is clear and warm. It takes the mystery out of meditation and explains how things that at first sight appear ‘ordinary’ are in fact very important. His extensive clinical experience and his empathy constantly shine through the book."
—Jonathan Davidson, MD, director of the Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Program at Duke University
"I think the book is fantastic and believe it will fill an important niche in the treatment of anxiety disorders. The information on the physiology of anxiety and the stress response helps to demystify the symptoms for readers, making their problem seem more manageable. Beautifully guided meditations anticipate and address the questions that anxious new meditators will have. The instruction to stay present with the anxiety is powerful and healing. I know I will be recommending it to my patients and colleagues."
—Holly B. Rogers, MD, staff psychiatrist with Duke University Counseling and Psychological Services
"As a psychotherapist and teacher of stress reduction, I find this book helpful to clients and clinicians, as well as to meditators wishing to deepen their own practice. Brantley gives practical and compassionate guidance to anyone seeking skillful ways to work with anxiety and panic."
—Allie Rudolph, LCSW, founder and codirector of the University of Virginia Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program
This is a good book to read if you are having some issues. I don't agree with everything in the book but it is still a good thing to read and think about.Published 2 months ago by Vivian L.
In combination with my course in mindfulness meditation, this book is the perfect adjunct to helping with the practice in a supportive and effective way. So glad I bought it! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Emmila Bemmila
This book is really helpful if you suffer from anxiety. It was recommended to me by and friend and I have found it very helpful, I also purchased one for my sister.Published 4 months ago by Keri Davidson
This book is great! Really helpful for people to think about how to get out from under the rock of anxiety.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
While especially good for those who are anxious, this book will help anyone to start and continue a mindfulness practice. Read morePublished 9 months ago by annssy
This is one of the best books ever written for people who suffer from anxiety or panic. Brantley really knows his stuff - and what works. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mark R.
I found the information in this book helpful in deepening meditation. However, the book became tedious as the author repeatedly tells you what he is going to tell you, tells you,... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Carole McCune
I have read a variety of books on the subject of mindfulness, and this is tops. It is well written. It addresses a number of
personal concerns, not just anxiety. Read more