The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety: A Guide to Breaking Free from Anxiety, Phobias, and Worry Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
The award-winning and innovative workbook that has helped countless readers manage worry, fear, and panic--now available in a fully revised and updated third edition with new activities, exercises, and skills based in self-compassion and values.
Is anxiety a problem for you? Have you tried to win the war with your anxious mind and body, only to end up feeling frustrated, powerless, and stuck? If so, you're not alone. But there is a way forward--a path into genuine happiness, and a way back to living the kind of life you so desperately want. This workbook will help you get started on this new journey today.
Now in its third edition, The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety offers trusted tools to help you take charge of your anxiety, fears, and your life. Grounded in evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), this fully revised and updated edition offers compelling new information on self-compassion and values, as well as new exercises, activities, and practices to help you achieve genuine peace of mind.
With this workbook, you'll learn how your mind can trap you, keeping you stuck and struggling in anxiety and fear. You'll also discover ways to nurture your capacity for acceptance, mindfulness, kindness, and compassion, and use these qualities to weaken the power of anxiety and fear so that you can get back to what truly matters to you.
Anxiety can show up in your life when you least expect it. And there is no healthy way to "turn off" anxious thoughts and feelings like a light switch. But you can learn to break free from the shackles of anxiety and fear. This workbook can help you do just that.
- Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
- Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2025
- Pages: 304
- Language: English
- Edition: - 0003
- Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
- EAN: 9781648484476
- Categories: • Anxieties & Phobias• Mindfulness & Meditation• Psychopathology - Anxieties & Phobias
About the Author
John P. Forsyth, PhD, is an internationally renowned author and speaker in the fields of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness practices, and self-development and growth. For over twenty years, his writings, teachings, and research have focused on developing ACT and mindfulness practices to alleviate human suffering, awaken the human spirit, and nurture psychological health and vitality. His personal journey and experience, balanced with practical insights grounded in scientific evidence, offers hope to those wishing to find a path out of suffering and into wholeness. He has coauthored several popular ACT books, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders for mental health professionals, and three self-help books for the public: The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety, ACT on Life Not on Anger, and Your Life on Purpose.
Forsyth regularly gives inspirational talks and practical workshops to the public and professionals in the United States and abroad, and offers ACT trainings at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY, where he serves as a member of the teaching faculty. He is known to infuse his teaching and trainings with energy, humility, and compassion, and his down-to-earth workshops are consistently praised for their clarity, depth, and utility. Collectively, Forsyth's work has helped foster growing interest in acceptance and mindfulness in psychology, mental health, medicine, and society.
Georg H. Eifert, PhD, is an internationally recognized author, scientist, speaker, and trainer in the use of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), an integrative approach balancing mindful acceptance, change, and compassion to foster psychological health and wellness. He is also professor emeritus of psychology at Chapman University in Orange County, CA, where he was previously department chair and associate dean of health sciences. He has won numerous awards for his research, teaching, and writing contributions. He is also a licensed clinical psychologist. As an active developer, researcher, and practitioner of ACT and transcendental meditation (TM), Eifert is coauthor of several popular books, including the highly praised practitioner's treatment guide, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Anxiety Disorders, as well as several ACT books for the public: ACT on Life Not on Anger, Your Life on Purpose, and The Anorexia Workbook. He has also authored and coauthored several books in German.
Eifert regularly gives workshops and talks around the world, teaching ACT to both the public and professionals to help people end psychological suffering and lead more fulfilling lives. His workshops have been praised as inspiring, humorous, and empowering, and are renowned for their authenticity, clarity, and practical usefulness.