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Selections from Edmund Bourne's The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three
Part Four
Part Five

Selections from Beyond Anxiety and Phobia:

Part One
Part Two
Part Three

Edmund Bourne

Edmund J. Bourne, Ph.D., is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders and related problems. His anxiety and phobia management techniques have helped millions of readers throughout the world, and his books have been translated into dozens of languages. Bourne is the former director of the Anxiety Treatment Centers in San Jose and Santa Rosa, CA.

The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook

Since its first edition in 1990, Edmund Bourne's The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook (review or buy) has sold more than 600,000 copies. Its engaging exercises and worksheets have helped millions of readers make real progress in overcoming problems with anxiety and phobic disorders. The text of this fourth edition has been fully revised and expanded and includes two new chapters. As in previous editions, the book offers the most up-to-date information on medications, natural supplements, and complementary strategies that can alleviate anxiety symptoms.

Beyond Anxiety and Phobia

In Beyond Anxiety and Phobia (review or buy), Edmund Bourne offers perspectives and techniques that have proven their use in clinical practice. The book addresses the impact of perfectionism and other personality issues such as the fear of rejection and abandonment, or habitual over-cautiousness. Some of the fundamentals of this book’s approach include: suggestions to help you simplify your life; tips on finding your unique mission or purpose; ways you can include spirituality in your process of healing; and strategies for enlarging your view of life to embrace the highest vision of your recovery.