From the Publisher
Written by two psychologists who specialize in treating anxiety, Overcoming Health Anxiety offers readers effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques for overcoming hypochondriasis and health-related fears.
About the Author
Katherine M. B. Owens, PhD, is adjunct professor at the University of Regina and clinical lecturer at the University of Saskatchewan. Clinically, Owens serves as a senior psychologist in the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region Mental Health Clinic and as a therapist in private practice. She practices, teaches, and supervises psychology and psychiatry students in the cognitive behavioral model, specializing in anxiety disorders, depression, and neuropsychological assessment. In her spare time, Owens volunteers as much as she can.
Martin M. Antony, PhD, is professor and chair in the department of psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He is also director of research at the Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario, and a past president of the Canadian Psychological Association. An award-winning researcher, Antony is coauthor of The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook, When Perfect Isn't Good Enough, and more than 25 other books. His research, writing, and clinical practice focus is on cognitive behavioral therapy and the treatment of anxiety disorders. He has been widely quoted in the American and Canadian media.