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Freeing Yourself from Anxiety: 4 Simple Steps to Overcome Worry and Create the Life You Want Paperback – January 31, 2012
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“[A] gifted writer and clinician … Chansky takes the reader by the hand and guides them through the complex maze of thoughts and emotions in a way that is wise, compassionate, and knowledge-based. This is the gift of Freeing Yourself from Anxiety.”
“Shows how self-defeating thoughts and behaviors can be managed more effectively.”
“Picking up this book just might be the helpful first step we can take, changing what Chansky calls our ‘worry story’ to the life story we want.”
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“The last section of the book contains a treasure-trove of material on coping with anger, jealousy, loss, shame, procrastination, perfectionism, failure, and criticism. Chansky proves her skills as a clinical psychologist with case histories of people dealing with various anxiety disorders. She really impresses when she offers wise counsel on handling these heavy hitters that are obstacles to the life we want.”
“Whether you’re a perfectionist, negative thinker or lifelong worrywart, it’s a good resource to get the ball rolling on a less-stressful life.”
Bookviews (blog), April 2012
“If this problem is one in your own or the life of someone else you know this book will prove a life-changing experience.”
“Too much to do? Lots to worry about? Anxious feelings making you even more anxious? This book by Tamar E. Chansky may help calm you down. Though Chansky…includes a chapter on such conditions as obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder, she also offers useful advice to those with garden-variety anxiety…Chansky has a lively, accessible style. Her concrete, often humorous analogies can help us fight our anxious demons.”
San Francisco Book Review / Sacramento Book Review Online, 5/10/12
“If you want to learn how to react more positively to moments of anxiety, then this book is for you…A good read.”
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About the Author
Psychologist Tamar Chansky, PhD, is the founder and director of the Children’s Center for OCD and Anxiety and the author of Freeing Your Child from Anxiety. She lives in Philadelphia.
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Top Customer Reviews
The book is good reference source when particular issue arise.
A good compannion if you do not have access to a psychologist....
Thank you Dr. Chansky.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I gave this a four out of five due to its length and content. On the advice of my therapist I bought this book. I suffer from crippling anxiety and panic. Read morePublished 10 days ago by UTGrad
this self-help book helped me more than any other self-help book that I have read. The author gently guides you through the anxiety to a peaceful state. Read morePublished 4 months ago by texas gal
Great book to read and I'm sure I will read it a million more times. Very helpful and it's informative.Published 6 months ago by Jennifer Soter
This maybe helpful for some; but I did not find a thing about agoraphobia.Published 10 months ago by Steven Haack