#1 Amazon Best Seller! ─ Learn how to stop anxiety from stopping you
If you have read Girl Wash Your Face, Reviving Ophelia, 101 Trauma-Informed Interventions or Start Where You Are ─ you're going to want to read Stop Anxiety from Stopping You
Breakthrough Program ─ How to Stop Anxiety and How to Stop Panic Attacks: Our pace of life has increased exponentially in the last few decades. We are often too busy or preoccupied to attend to our emotions until they hit with the strength of a tornado. When signs of anxiety and panic appear, they ravage our lives, our dreams and our spirit. Stop Anxiety from Stopping You: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Panic and Social Anxiety answers the questions:
- What are the signs of anxiety?
- What is a panic attack?
- What is social anxiety?
- What is anxiety disorder?
How to overcome anxiety and how to stop a panic attack: It is now possible to stop anxiety from stopping us in our tracks. In her book, Dr. Odessky helps you understand the process of anxiety, and how to arm yourself with strategies that work. Dr. Odessky draws on her fifteen years of clinical experience to guide you through the process of not only learning how to overcome anxiety, but also how to enrich your life. Stop Anxiety from Stopping You: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Panic and Social Anxiety will show you how to stop anxiety and how to stop panic attacks in an easy to implement six-step framework. You will learn about:
- Signs of anxiety
- How to overcome anxiety
- How to stop panic attacks
- How to treat anxiety
Dr. Odessky gives you the tools for learning how to overcome anxiety: Dr. Odessky draws on her experience and knowledge to develop a system that gives you the tools to learn how to overcome anxiety and how to stop panic attacks. She creates a sense of optimism and passion. Stop Anxiety from Stopping You: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Panic and Social Anxiety is a compelling and optimistic guide to move you from a position of difficulty to hope.
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About the Author
Dr. Duffy is a highly sought-after clinical psychologist, best-selling author, certified life coach, parenting and relationship expert, and proud husband and father. He has been working with individuals, couples, teens, and families for nearly twenty years. Dr. Duffy’s refreshing and unique approach has provided the critical intervention and support needed to help thousands of individuals and families find their footing.
Along with his clinical work, Dr. Duffy is the author of the number-one best-selling The Available Parent as well as a frequent media presence. He is the regular parenting and relationship expert on Steve Harvey. He also appears frequently on other national and local television and radio outlets, and is cited frequently in national print and online publications. These include the Today show, Fox News, Fox Good Day Chicago, WGN-TV, NPR, WGN Radio, the Huffington Post, the Wall Street Journal, Redbook, Time, Good Housekeeping, Men’s Health, Chicago Parent, Cosmopolitan, Teen Vogue, Wired, Parenting, Your Teen, Parents, Family Circle, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, and Real Simple magazine.
Dr. Duffy is a nationally-recognized expert in self-awareness, relationships, and parenting. He speaks extensively on Availability in both public and corporate forums, presenting with great clarity, compassion and humor. His clients have included Sears Roebuck, Allstate, General Electric, Household Finance, Exxon Mobil, Accenture, KPMG, PLS Financial Services, Bank of America, and Hewitt Associates. He has also developed a three-part seminar on Availability in the Workplace. He blogs on Availability and related issues for the Huffington Post, and communicates regularly through Facebook and Twitter.
Dr. Duffy lives outside Chicago with his wife Julie and son George.
Table of Contents
A Note about Getting the Most from this Book xvii
Part 1 Panic and Anxiety-The Basics
I Decoding Panic and Anxiety 3
II The Difference between Panic and Anxiety 11
Part 2 Beginning Your Program to Manage Panic and Anxiety
III The U.N.L.O.C.K. System 19
IV Panic - The Lies 25
V Panic - Thinking Games 37
VI Understanding Panic 55
VII How to Adjust Your Thinking When You Start to Panic 61
VIII Understanding Social Anxiety 65
IX Social Anxiety - Negate the Lies 73
Part 3 Target Your Symptoms and Develop an Action Plan
X Action Plan - Panic: The U.N.L.O.C.K. Panic System 93
XI Action Plan - Social Anxiety: The U.N.L.O.C.K. Social Anxiety System 103
XII Depression and Anxiety 119
XIII The Role of Medication 127
XIV Troubleshooting: How to Get through Your Stuck Spots 131
Part 4 Lifelong Anxiety Management Plan in Action
XV Maintain Your Gains for Life 139
XVI Making Habits Stick! 173
XVII Relapse Prevention 183
XVIII Are You All In? 191
XIX Anxiety Management in the Real World 197
What People are Saying About This
Dr. Odessky has made it her life’s work to alleviate the anxiety her clients and others suffer. She is tireless in this effort, and I sincerely honor this result of her work. Her knowledge, self-assuredness, and good humor will provide you immediate comfort and relief. Helen has been working for years to develop and perfect her UNLOCK program, and it works. She has come up with something revolutionary here I have never seen before: not in graduate school, not in treatment, and not in decades of reading and researching anxiety. Read this book, and you will find everything you need to beat anxiety once and for all. It’s not a trick, or a quickie one-off. Instead, it is a comprehensive, easy-to-apply system for anxiety eradication. Keep this book close. Take your time and work through it. Trust Helen to guide you through.
"I just had the pleasure of reading Dr. Helen Odessky's new book, "Stop Anxiety from Stopping You" and the short answer is that I give it a double thumbs up. As an anxiety treatment specialist, I am always looking for tools and techniques to move my clients compassionately and effectively through panic and other forms of anxiety. This book offers practical, evidence based exercises to assist anxiety sufferers in freeing themselves from the devastating symptoms of untreated anxiety. I recommend this book to anyone looking for actionable steps that they can take to teach anxiety to back off and quiet down. "
-Debra Kissen, Ph.D., M.H.S.A., Clinical Director Light on Anxiety Treatment Center; Author, "The Panic Workbook for Teens"
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a great book! As you start reading, you right away feel how experienced and knowledgeable Dr Odessky is on the subject. She understands the finest details of what a person going through when experiencing symptoms associated with anxiety and panic attack. It felt as she knew how I felt. The book is an easy read and offers real solutions to deal with anxiety on the everyday basis. Since the first time I read it, it is on my counter so I can easily open it again and again and practice the technique that she offers and feel better and more in control of my life. Thank you!
Dr. Odessky's book is knowledgeably written from a therapist's perspective with an emphasis on sharing relatable examples, offering practical tools, and giving hope to those struggling with anxiety. As a practicing therapist, I greatly appreciated that much of the material is grounded in evidence based effective strategies and that the solutions and tools offered are clearly written in a way to be understood by a wide range of people looking for concrete advice.
Amazing book. It taught me how to manage my anxiety. My high school daughter also found it helpful and easy to understand.