"This comprehensive workbook deserves to be in the library of every active therapist, but it shouldn’t be left on the shelf! Once again, the authors have empowered the reader with straightforward instructions on every major approach to stress management known. From worry to chronic headaches to information overload, here is your one-stop guide to recovery."
—R. Reid Wilson, PhD, author of Don’t Panic: Taking Control of Anxiety Attacks
"This text remains, after twenty years, the clearest, best-organized, and most readable book on stress management. It has achieved the status of the ‘classic’ self-help reference in the field."
—Edmund J. Bourne, PhD, author of The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Coping with Anxiety, and Beyond Anxiety and Phobia
"An exemplary book on stress. It is lucidly written, rationally ordered, and comprehensive, and each section is densely packed with instructions and exercises which make the workbook easy to practice."
—Somatics Magazine: Journal of the Mind/Body Arts and Sciences
Matthew McKay, PhD, is a professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has authored and coauthored numerous books, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook, Self-Esteem, Thoughts and Feelings, When Anger Hurts, and ACT on Life Not on Anger. He has also penned two fiction novels, Us and The Wawona Hotel. McKay received his PhD in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and specializes in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety and depression. He lives and works in the Bay Area.
These are my go to books when anyone says they are going nuts. And when I go nuts.Published 18 days ago by eastgate pond
This book provides excellent techniques for stress reduction and relaxation and specific explanations as to what leads stress. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Power Hour
I'm only 1/2 way through, but I love this book, and I think it would be good for anyone who is ready to make a change and reduce their anxiety. Read morePublished 1 month ago by VA hiker
A very practical book that provides the reader with tools and exercises and plenty of education on the way our bodies respond to stress and what to do about it. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vicky Robertson