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My Anxious Mind: A Teen's Guide To Managing Anxiety And Panic
Anxiety can make everything seem unmanageablefrom dealing with family and friends to managing schoolwork and extracurricular activities. It's been estimated that between 9 and 15 million teens in the United States suffer from phobias, panic attacks, or extreme worry or anxiety. That's a lot of teens! My Anxious Mind helps teens take control of their anxious feelings by pro ...more
Paperback, 196 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Magination Press
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I chose to read the book My Anxious Mind because I suffer from anxiety and I thought this book would be beneficial for me. I found 8 of the chapters in the book very helpful in coping withy my anxiety. The first chapter talks about realizing when anxiety becomes a problem and to see the initial signs right from the start. This is very imprint to realize you are suffering from anxiety. The second chapter states that everyone needs to have time to breath, relax, and take a step back. It is always ...more
Fantastic, easy to understand book for ANYONE. Although a lot of the techniques I already knew through therapy, I greatly enjoyed this book. I thought it was well written and easy to follow. The techniques to change your anxious track are simply amazing and something I do on a daily basis to work through anxious situations. The things this books talks about were well researched, explained, and actually do help! Of course they will all work differently for everyone, like everything that has to do ...more
Awesome primer for those first learning to handle anxiety. The writing style is friendly, encouraging and simple to understand. Covers topics from relaxation techniques to psychotherapy and medication. Though written for teens, I would not hesitate in recommending it to adults as well.
Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D. is co-founder of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Diplomate and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles and chapters on cognitive-behavior therapy and related topics, as well as six books. He is a certified ...moreMore about Michael A. Tompkins...