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Book Review: Tough-To-Treat Anxiety Book Review: Tough-To-Treat AnxietyAnxiety is one of the most common problems people face today, and yet, it is often complicated with other co-existing conditions, such as obsessive compulsive disorder, autism, and depression. Comorbidity can make treatment challenging, even for clinicians who specialize in anxiety. In her new book, Tough-To-Treat ...

Book Review: Heal Your Mind, Heal Your Life Book Review: Heal Your Mind, Heal Your LifeOccasional negative thoughts are a common feature of the human experience. While they can sometimes be justified, purposeful, and helpful in identifying pain and avoiding dangerous situations, they can also be irrational, keeping us trapped in a downward spiral of fear, avoidance, and eventually depression ...

Book Review: On Edge Book Review: On Edge“Fear ambushes me… I feel fine… And then, a second later, I’m not,” writes Andrea Peterson. Her new book, On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety, is an exploration of her life with anxiety, from her first panic attack, to realizing that she had an anxiety disorder, to sorting out the dizzying ...

Book Review: Born Anxious Book Review: Born AnxiousThe story of Daniel P. Keating’s new book, Born Anxious: The Lifelong Impact of Early Adversity – and How to Break the Cycle begins from the day we are conceived. While previous research largely assumed that the year before a child is born didn’t have much impact ...

Book Review: Don't Feed the Monkey Mind Book Review: Don't Feed the Monkey MindComparing our thought process to that of a monkey may feel a little insulting at first. We like to think that we can easily keep our thoughts under control, but the truth is that the comparison to a monkey is actually incredibly relevant. Monkeys, as seen in ...

Book Review: Born To Run Book Review: Born To RunFrom his early childhood days in Freehold, New Jersey to his 60th birthday and beyond, Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography, Born To Run is an in depth, insightful, and extremely honest memoir encompassing the trials, tribulations and beauty of the musician’s (more like rock n roll icon’s) life. What ...

Book Review: The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook Book Review: The Self-Compassion Skills WorkbookIs it really possible to transform ourselves in just fourteen days? Tim Desmond, author of The Self-Compassion Skills Workbook believes it is. Desmond provides an overview of what self-compassion is before presenting his fourteen day program in which readers are encouraged to work on self-compassion exercises for just thirty minutes a day ...

Book Review: Anxiety Free Kids Book Review: Anxiety Free KidsHaving anxiety as an adult can be debilitating. And for a parent, watching a child struggle with anxiety can be heartbreaking and confusing. Many parents have trouble finding the right words, strategies, and environmental conditions that will help children find their confidence and overcome their anxiety. In ...

Book Review: The Developmental Science of Early Childhood Book Review: The Developmental Science of Early ChildhoodIn her new book, The Developmental Science of Early Childhood: Clinical Applications of Infant Mental Health Concepts from Infancy Through Adolescence, Claudia M. Gold draws upon recent research, theory, and vignettes to delve into the world of young children and show just how we may better ...

Book Review: The Worry-Free Mind Book Review: The Worry-Free MindWhat do you worry about? Is it your family? Finances? Relationships? We all have things that we worry about at times but the good news is that we can train our brains to overcome our tendency to worry. In The Worry-Free Mind, Carol Kershaw and Bill ...

Book Review: Holistic Healing for Addiction Book Review: Holistic Healing for AddictionAs someone who has finally emerged from years of self-hatred and depression fueled by personal trauma, the cover and title of the book, Holistic Healing for Drug & Alcohol Addiction: Enlivening Body, Mind and Spirit to Remedy Depression, Anxiety and Self Hate, struck me as ...

Book Review: It's Not Your Journey Book Review: It's Not Your JourneyA memoir, by nature, is an essay on a learned subject or an account written from personal knowledge. Most memoirs are picked up and read to understand a person, their story, and their internal motivations. In the case of It’s Not Your Journey, by Rebecca ...

Book Review: Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life Book Review: Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your LifeAlmost everyone who walks through my door seeking counseling is struggling with anxiety. For most, it has been a life long struggle, and often depression is there, too. The authors of Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life: Using the Science of Emotion Regulation and ...

Book Review: Retrain Your Brain Book Review: Retrain Your BrainPeople who are in a dark depression or overwhelmed by anxiety are not inclined to pick up a book to go through a self-guided program. However, people who recognize that something is wrong and have even a small bit of motivation could very well benefit ...

Book Review: Spectrum Approach to Mood Disorders Book Review: Spectrum Approach to Mood DisordersA decade ago, the director of the Harvard-associated mood disorders clinic suggested that rather than asking, “Does this patient have Bipolar Disorder or not?” we should be asking, “How bipolar is he?” In James Phelps’s comprehensively researched and engaging book, A Spectrum Approach to Mood ...

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