"A great gift to anyone suffering from anxiety. This book is accessible, is written with warmth and wisdom, and includes the most up-to-date cognitive-behavioral strategies. Enormously valuable, it is sure to inspire courage and hope." – Paul Gilbert, Mental Health Research Unit, University of Derby, UK
"Buy this gem of a book when you are ready to face your anxiety and take the necessary steps to overcome it. Drs. Clark and Beck are leaders in cognitive therapy, which has the highest anxiety treatment success rates in the world. Everyone who has ever felt anxious will recognize themselves in these pages and gain new understanding of what drives their anxiety. Even better, each chapter is packed with worksheets that can help lower anxiety within days and weeks. This is your chance to follow expert guidance with confidence as you take steps toward a calmer, happier future." - Christine A. Padesky, coauthor of Mind Over Mood
"I would not hesitate to recommend The Anxiety and Worry Workbook to anyone interested in learning more about cognitive and cognitive behavioral approaches to anxiety – therapist and client alike. If you're a CBT practitioner, and in particular if you're already well versed in the authors' 2009 textbook, this Workbook should be in your arsenal. Even if you're not – and certainly if you're interested in addressing your anxiety and worry – then it deserves a look." - Dr Greg Mulhauser, Counselling Resource (online), March 2012
"From world-renowned cognitive therapists, this hands-on, practical, step-by-step workbook can help sufferers free themselves from debilitating anxiety and worry. It is complete with self-help forms that guide the reader in identifying and changing pessimistic and catastrophic thinking. Drs. Clark and Beck offer a clear and empowering roadmap for building a better life." – Robert L. Leahy, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, USA
"A valuable resource for the millions of people around the world who suffer from anxiety, especially those who have panic attacks, fear social situations, or are tormented by constant worry. The book is easily accessible to readers who wish to work through the steps on their own or with the help of a therapist." – Richard G. Heimberg, Temple University, Pennsylvania, USA
David A. Clark, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at the University of New Brunswick, Canada, where he also has had a private practice for 25 years. Dr. Clark is a widely recognized authority on cognitive behavior therapy for anxiety and depression and is the author of numerous books, including The Mood Repair Toolkit. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy.
Aaron T. Beck, MD, is the founder of cognitive therapy, University Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania, and President Emeritus of the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Dr. Beck is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Albert Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, the American Psychological Association (APA) Lifetime Achievement Award, the American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Service Award, the Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation Award for Research in Neuropsychiatry, and the Institute of Medicine's Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health and Gustav O. Lienhard Award.
Together, Drs. Clark and Beck are the authors of a related professional book, Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders, also published by Guilford.