The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety: A Step By Step Program, Second Edition

  • 9h 28m 15s
  • William J. Knaus EdD
  • Recorded Books, Inc.
  • 2022

When anxious feelings spiral out of control, they can drain your energy and prevent you from living the life you want. If you're ready to stop letting your anxiety have the upper hand, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety (Second Edition) can help you to recognize your anxiety triggers, develop skills to stop anxious thoughts before they take over, and keep needless fears from coming back.

In the second edition of this best-selling workbook, William J. Knaus offers a step-by-step program to help you overcome anxiety and get back to living a rich and productive life. With this book, you will develop a personal wellness plan using techniques from rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), powerful treatment methods proven to be even more effective than anxiety medication. This edition includes new evidence-based techniques such as behavioral activation and values-based action, addresses perfectionism and anxiety, and features updated cutting-edge research.

Anxiety and panic are intense emotions, and in the moments that you experience them it may seem like you are powerless, but nothing could be further from the truth. This workbook offers a practical program that you can use on your own, or with a therapist, to take back that power and end anxiety once and for all.

About the Author

William J. Knaus, EdD, is a licensed psychologist with more than forty years of clinical experience in working with people suffering from anxiety and depression. He has appeared on numerous regional and national television shows including Today, and more than one hundred radio shows. His ideas have appeared in national magazines such as U.S. News and World Report and Good Housekeeping, and major newspapers such as the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune. He is one of the original directors of training in rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT). Knaus is author of twenty books, including The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Anxiety, The Cognitive Behavioral Workbook for Depression, and The Procrastination Workbook.

In this Audiobook

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 - Welcome to the World of Anxieties and Fears
  • Chapter 2 - Anxieties and Fears as Friends and Foes
  • Chapter 3 - Your Anxiety Solution
  • Chapter 4 - Developing Your Self-Observation Skills
  • Chapter 5 - Defusing Double Troubles
  • Chapter 6 - Self-Efficacy Training to Defeat Anxiety
  • Chapter 7 - Breaking the Anxiety-Procrastination Connection
  • Chapter 8 - Scenes for Serenity
  • Chapter 9 - Relax Your Body, Relax Your Mind
  • Chapter 10 - How to Break a Cognition-Anxiety Connection
  • Chapter 11 - Thinking Your Way Out of Anxiety
  • Chapter 12 - Behavioral Methods to Defeat Fear
  • Chapter 13 - Escaping a Web of Worry
  • Chapter 14 - Managing Anxiety over Uncertainty
  • Chapter 15 - Calming Anxiety Sensations
  • Chapter 16 - Vanquishing Panic
  • Chapter 17 - Combatting Simple Phobias and Fears
  • Chapter 18 - A Multimodal Attack on Anxiety and Fear
  • Chapter 19 - Ending Perfectionist Thinking
  • Chapter 20 - How to Stop Inhibiting Yourself
  • Chapter 21 - Overcoming Self-Anxiety
  • Chapter 22 - From Social Anxiety to Social Confidence
  • Chapter 23 - Coping with Mixed Anxiety and Depression
  • Chapter 24 - Preventing Anxiety and Fear from Coming Back


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