The Panic Workbook for Teens: Breaking the Cycle of Fear, Worry, and Panic Attacks

The Panic Workbook for Teens: Breaking the Cycle of Fear, Worry, and Panic Attacks

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Overview

Panic attacks are scary, and can make you feel like you’ve lost control—leading to more anxiety, stress, fear, and even depression. This easy-to-use workbook provides step-by-step instructions to help you identify anxiety-inducing thoughts, mindfully observe them, and stop the cycle of panic, once and for all.

If you’re like many other teens with a panic disorder, you may sometimes feel like walls are closing in on you, or that something dreadful is about to happen. The most frustrating thing about panic attacks is that they can happen anytime, anywhere—sometimes when you least expect them—and you may go through your day fearing another attack. So, how can you start managing your panic before it gets in the way of school, friends, and your life?

In The Panic Workbook for Teens, three anxiety specialists will show you how to identify anxiety-causing thoughts and behaviors, mindfully observe your panic attacks instead of struggling against them, and experience sensations associated with panic until you discover that these sensations may be uncomfortable—but not dangerous.

No matter what situation you find yourself in, by learning how to objectively monitor your panic attacks, you'll gain a sense of control and learn to work through even the toughest moments of extreme anxiety—whether you’re taking a test, on a first date, or at a job interview.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626252219
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Series: Instant Help for Teens Series
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 979,461
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Debra Kissen, PhD, MHSA, is clinical director of the Light on Anxiety Treatment Center. Kissen specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety disorders, and also has a special interest in the principles of mindfulness and their application for anxiety disorders.

Bari Goldman Cohen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and anxiety disorders. She works with individuals of all ages, including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.

Kathi Fine Abitbol, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and clinical director of the North Shore Anxiety Treatment Center. She specializes in using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat anxiety disorders and related concerns. Abitbol works with clients of all ages.

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Kissen resides in Chicago, Ill; Cohen resides in Northfield, Ill; and Abitbol resides in Deerfield, Ill.

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