Cheryl is a Florida based Clinician, and was born and raised in Connecticut. She completed her Masters in Clinical Mental Health from Argosy University, Sarasota Florida. A Bachelors Degree is in Psychology, with Certification in Behavioral Forensics, from the University of Central Florida. She has also completed training and certification in EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique). Cheryl is recognized by FEMA for her willingness to serve in times of crisis. Further Cheryl has completed training in TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Her approach towards treating clients is a combination of Holistic, Spiritual, and Evidence based therapies. Each person is an individual, and while some therapies suggest they can be used to help anyone or any situation, Cheryl simply does not believe that's true. Each person requires their own blend of therapies.
This book is also a section from "The Everything Anxiety Coping Book." Anxiety conditions are the most common of all emotional disorders and affect millions of people in the U.S. and worldwide. One of the most effective types of treatment for anxiety disorders is a therapy called "Cognitive Behavioral Therapy." This book looks at the most effective aspect of this successful method for overcoming chronic anxiety conditions -- which is to learn not to fear the symptoms of chronic anxiety and panic attacks. NOTE: This book is approximately 6,495 words in length. The "Complete Look" reference in the title, is not to imply that this is an extensive medical journal but rather that it contains all aspects of information on the subject that most laypersons would be seeking. CONTENTS: CHAPTER ONE: The True Purpose of Anxiety CHAPTER TWO: When is Anxiety Considered a Disorder? CHAPTER THREE: Four Common Anxiety Disorders CHAPTER FOUR: Anxiety Sensitization CHAPTER FIVE: Catastrophic Thinking CHAPTER SIX: Depersonalization and Derealization CHAPTER SEVEN: Calming Yourself during Panic Attacks or Severe Anxiety Episodes CHAPTER EIGHT: Is Anxiety Dangerous to Your Health? (short answer- "no") Written by a recovered anxiety sufferer this book takes a detailed look at anxiety symptoms, types of anxiety disorders and the diagnosis and treatments available for them.
Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), initiated in 2008, has made psychological therapy more accessible to those in need. This series of self-help titles is the first to be created specifically for low-intensity IAPT and all titles follow an evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) approach which is the treatment of choice for depression and anxiety disorders. All titles are written by authors with considerable experience in the field of CBT self-help research, training and clinical practice.This book is the perfect resource for helping you to beat worry or Generalised Anxiety Disorder, either by yourself or in conjunction with the support of an IAPT service. The book is written in a friendly, engaging (and jargon-free!) style and encourages interactive reading through tables, illustrations and worksheets. Real-life case studies illustrate the use of each intervention and demonstrate how you can work through your anxiety. The book teaches you effective CBT techniques for managing your worry more effectively and releasing tension through Progressive Muscle Relaxation.
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Paul Farrand is an Associate Professor and Director of Post-Graduate Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWPs) clinical training programmes within Clinical Education, Development and Research (CEDAR) at the University of Exeter. He is involved in various Department of Health education, training and accreditation committees and chairs related committees within the British Psychological Society (BPS) and BABCP.
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