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I Want to Change My Life: How to Overcome Anxiety, Depression and Addiction
The book contains a five-point plan for overcoming anxiety, depression, and addiction. Learn the symptoms, treatment, and relapse prevention strategies that will change your life. Learn new coping skills such as cognitive therapy, stress management, and mindfulness along with step-by-step instructions on how to use them. The book includes numerous exercises and a one-month ...more
Kindle Edition, 278 pages
Published January 31st 2014 by Modern Therapies
(first published March 1st 2010)
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Some really great stuff in this book--I really love the relapse model that the author provides. It can also be found on his website. In fact, the website has such great resources that the book is mostly a bonus if you want to dig in a little deeper to the concepts presented there.
It's not a bad self-help book, but I would rather have invested it in therapy instead. I feel like the writer is advocating for this one miraculous solution (mind-body relaxation), which is pitted against all mental health problems (anxiety, depression, addiction); and I'm not saying it's not a good idea, but I would have had enough with 200 pages less. This self-help method would be better if directly experienced, taught in person, and explained in a short 50 pages, as far as I'm concerned. ...more
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