Find Freedom Fast is a revolutionary, 21st-century book that demonstrates how to quickly manage commonly seen mental health problems like anxiety, phobias, PTSD, and insomnia with less long-term therapy and fewer or no medications. In Find Freedom Fast, well-known psychiatrist and cognitive therapy expert, Dr. Robert T. London, outlines his LPA (Learning, Philosophizing, Action) method, a simple and effective 3-step program. LPA works by taking a focused look at the problem, challenging the thinking that caused it and learning new behaviors and strategies to find relief quickly. Find Freedom Fast also includes:
• commentary on treatment approaches today
• proven relaxation, guided imagery, and self-hypnosis strategies
• real-life inspired examples that show how to Learn, Philosophize, and Act to gain new perspectives and move toward positive change
If you’re looking for alternatives to expensive and lengthy talk therapy or prescription medications, Find Freedom Fast offers a breakthrough approach to empower change.
“Now you can Find Freedom Fast like never before. Internationally renowned psychiatrist Dr. Robert T. London shares his unique and innovative approach to treating commonly seen emotional problems quickly and thoroughly. This book is a must-read for those facing anxiety disorders, phobias, PTSD, or insomnia who want to Find Freedom Fast. Dr. London’s step-by-step approach, using real life examples, will show you how to overcome your problem in no time.”—Elishka Caneva, MD, Psychiatrist, Clinical Director, Partial Hospital Program, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Harrison, NY
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About the Author
Dr. London delivers a message of hope and optimism to the thousands of people he's treated, and passionately believes that many people with mental health conditions can achieve significant improvement or total relief. What's more, it doesn't have to take years in therapy.
Dr. London has been a practicing physician/psychiatrist for four decades. For 20 years, he developed and ran the short-term psychotherapy unit at the NYU Langone Medical Center, where he specialized and developed numerous short-term cognitive therapy techniques. He also offers his expertise as a consulting psychiatrist.
In the 1970s, Dr. London was host of his own consumer-oriented health care radio program, which was syndicated nationally. In the 1980s, he created "Evening with the Doctors," a three-hour town hall style meeting for nonmedical audiences-the forerunner to today's TV show "The Doctors." Over the years, he has appeared on "Good Morning America," "Live at Five," "Eyewitness News," "Good Day New York," the Cable News Network, and has been quoted extensively in The New York Times, the New York Daily News, the New York Post, Newsday, Businessweek, the Los Angeles Times, among other news outlets.
He has penned well over a hundred articles and columns, and has appeared in many publications, "including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Glamour, and On the Avenue, the late NYC cultural magazine for which he wrote a regular medical column during the 1980s. Throughout the '80s, he also was medical editor for Long Island's Boulevard magazine and wrote its popular "To Your Health" column.
Dr. London is best known as the long-time author of "The Psychiatrist's Toolbox," a nationally distributed monthly column in Clinical Psychiatry News, which is now available online and is sold around the globe by the Frontline Medical News wire service. He continues to be an editorial contributor to Clinical Psychiatry News.
Table of Contents
Trapped in Therapy: The Problem with Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 15
Stuck in a Pill Bottle with a Limited Book: The Other Problem with Psychiatry and Psychotherapy 27
LPA in a Nutshell 37
The Nature of Fear 45
How LPA Conquers Your Phobia 53
Overcoming Phobias with LPA: Real Stories 63
When Worry and Anxiety Become Obsession 91
Treating Anxiety 93
Overcoming Anxiety With LPA: Real Stories 97
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 119
PTSD, Hiding in Plain Sight 121
Treating PTSD: Therapeutic Procedures 131
Overcoming PTSD with LPA: Real Stories 137
Can’t Sleep? Try These Three Strategies 157
Conclusion: Treating with Compassion 159
About the Author 167