A 10-Step Workbook for Taking Back Your Life (The Guilford Self-Help Workbook Series)
Thoroughly updated based on the latest science, this empowering workbook gives you the skills to overcome obsessional thoughts and compulsive behaviors--and live a freer, happier life. Leading OCD specialist Dr. Jonathan Abramowitz presents a step-by-step program grounded in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), the most effective treatment for the disorder. Vivid stories and numerous practical tools (which you can download and print for repeated use) help you:
*Understand how OCD affects your mind and body.
*Develop a customized plan for change.
*Find relief from distressing intrusive thoughts.
*Confront the situations you avoid--and discover a new sense of safety.
*Break free of compulsive rituals.
*Reduce anxiety and improve your relationships.
The second edition is revised throughout with cutting-edge strategies for coping with unwanted thoughts that can't be eliminated completely, plus new learning techniques drawn from brain research. Ready to get over OCD? Your journey starts here.