Anxious in Love: How to Manage Your Anxiety, Reduce Conflict, and Reconnect with Your Partner

Anxious in Love: How to Manage Your Anxiety, Reduce Conflict, and Reconnect with Your Partner

by Carolyn Daitch, Lissah Lorberbaum

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781608822317
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 12/01/2012
Edition description: Original
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 136,071
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Carolyn Daitch, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and certified Imago relationship therapist. She is the author of Affect Regulation Toolbox and Anxiety Disorders: The Go to Guide for Clients and Therapists. She is also a contributing author in Clinical Pearls of Wisdom: 21 Leading Therapists Offer Their Key Insights and Ten Commandments for Couples. She specializes in treating anxiety disorders; trains health professionals internationally on hypnosis, anxiety disorders, affect regulation, and relationship therapy; and is the director of the Center for the Treatment of Anxiety Disorders in Farmington Hills, MI. Dr. Daitch lives in West Bloomfield, MI.

Lissah Lorberbaum, MA, holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in somatic psychology and treats affect dysregulation across a wide range of clientele. She lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments v

Introduction 1

Part 1 Dialing Down Distress

1 Understanding Your Anxiety 9

2 Recognizing Your Anxiety Triggers and Plugging the Dam 41

3 Lowering Your Baseline Level of Anxiety: The Daily Stress Inoculation 67

Part 2 Connecting with the One You Love

4 Understanding Your Partner 89

5 Changing How You Handle Conflict 107

6 Increasing Compassion, Empathy, and Connection 125

Part 3 Taking It to the Next Level

7 Moving toward Healthy Interdependence 145

8 The Wise Relationship 161

9 Maintaining the Fruits of Your Labor 171

Appendices

A Tips for Nonanxious Partners 179

B Exercise for Nonanxious Partners-Soften Judgment, Access Appreciation 183

C Anxious in Love The Book in Sixty Seconds 187

E Resources 189

References 197

Interviews

West Bloomfield, MI (greater Detroit area) and the Los Angeles area.

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