Mind-body Workbook for Stress

Mind-body Workbook for Stress

Effective Tools for Lifelong Stress Reduction & Crisis Management

Book - 2012
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Mind Body Workbook for Stress presents a complete, evidence based treatment program for reducing stress significantly in one to three weeks by overcoming negative thinking, improving self esteem and confidence, and optimizing mindfulness and self care practices. Key Selling Points: ? One third of Americans feel they are living with extreme stress, and nearly half of all American adults feel that their stress has increased over the past five years (American Psychological Association, 2007). Page 75 of 83 TIP SHEET TIP SHEET ? Mind body bridging is an evidence based treatment for stress that shows significant improvement in one to three weeks. The authors conduct fifty workshops and seminars per year on the mind body bridging modality and certify therapists and social workers in this method. ? The University of Utah Medical School received a $600,000 grant from the Department of Defense to investigate the clinical benefits of mind body bridging, the method in this book, on Gulf War veterans. If adopted nationwide by the VA, this book would be used as the principal text for treating stress related insomnia, fatigue, and hypertension. ? New Harbinger is leader in publishing stress management workbooks. New Harbinger's previous stress workbooks, including The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (ISBN: 978 1572245495) and A Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Workbook (ISBN: 978 1572247086), have sold a combined total of over 600,000 copies. Description: Chronic stress is a huge problem that has only gotten worse in recent years. The good news is that new research is emerging to help treat stress in more effective ways than ever before. Mind body bridging is one of these new modalities. Shown to be effective in both clinical and research settings, the easy to use mind body bridging system helps readers dramatically reduce their stress in one to three weeks. Mind Body Workbook for Stress helps readers learn and practice exercises for detaching from painful thoughts and feelings and helping their bodies relax and let go of unconscious tension. In this resting state, body and mind can let go of stress and heal naturally. Readers also learn fast acting mindfulness skills for dissolving stress whenever desired without needing to maintain a long term meditative practice. The one page assessments, worksheets, and activities in this book make it easy for anyone to develop their capacity to withstand and relax under stress. Author Bio: Stanley H. Block, MD, is adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Utah School of Medicine, and a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is a consultant on the medical staff at U.S. Army and Veterans Administration Hospitals. He lectures and consults with treatment centers worldwide and is coauthor of Mind Body Workbook for PTSD and Come to Your Senses. He and his wife, Carolyn Bryant Block, live in Copalis Beach, WA. Carolyn Bryant Block is coauthor of Bridging the I System, Come to Your Senses, and Mind Body Workbook for PTSD. She is also the co developer of Identity System (I System) theory and techniques. Andrea A. Peters is an educator certified in mind body bridging. She guided the organizational development of mind body bridging material in Mind Body Workbook for PTSD.
Publisher: Oakland, Calif. : New Harbinger Publications, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781608826360
Branch Call Number: 155.9042 BLO
Characteristics: 188 pages :,illustrations ;,26 cm.

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