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Gannett’s “Health and Well-being Collection” is available at Cornell’s Uris Library. Browse books in the library’s “Selfhelp Books” section or borrow a copy to read at home. Anxiety The Mindful Way through Anxiety Susan Orsillo and Lizabeth Roemer A description of clinically tested mindfulness practices specifically tailored for anxiety in its many forms. Free audio downloads of mindfulness exercises plus other resources are available at the authors’ website. The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety John Forsyth and Georg Eifert A workbook that uses techniques from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to offer skills for shifting your focus away from anxiety and onto what you really want your life to be about. Things Might Go Terribly Horribly Wrong Troy DuFrene and Kelly Wilson A book that explores some basic ways of being in the world that can change the role anxiety plays in your life. The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook Martin Antony and Richard Swinson A workbook designed to help the reader overcome paralyzing social phobias and provide skill-building exercises for improvement of communication, public speaking and general anxiety. Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic (therapist manual) David Barlow and Michelle Craske A book written for therapists, including step-by-step instructions for teaching clients the skills to overcome their fear of panic and panic attacks, as well as case vignettes and techniques for addressing atypical and problematic responses. Mastery of your anxiety and panic workbook (client manual) David Barlow and Michelle Craske A workbook that includes strategies and techniques for dealing with both panic disorder and agoraphobia based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook Edmund Bourne A workbook on anxiety and phobia that explains cognitive-behavioral techniques in a step-by-step format.

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Chronic pain Living Life Beyond Your Pain JoAnne Dahl, Tobias Lundgren, Steven Hayes Based on acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), this book offers a unique approach to pain management by accepting and learning to live with pain to help limit the control it exerts over your life. Depression The Happiness Trap Russ Harris A self-help book based on the principles of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) that covers in detail how to use mindfulness skills, values, and effective action to enhance health, vitality, and life satisfaction. The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Depression Patricia Robinson and Kirk Strosahl This workbook uses techniques from acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to offer a new treatment plan for depression that will help you live a productive life by accepting your feelings instead of fruitlessly trying to avoid them. The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal, Jon Kabat-Zinn Through insightful lessons drawn from both Eastern meditative traditions and cognitive therapy, this book demonstrates how to sidestep the mental habits that lead to despair, including rumination and self-blame, to be able to face life’s challenges with greater resilience. Feeling Good David Burns An outline of scientifically proven techniques that will help you lift your spirits and develop a positive outlook on life, including information about the many options available for treating depression. Feeling Good Handbook David Burns A book that provides techniques and practical exercises that can help with learning to cope with problems and how to make life a happier, more exhilarating experience. Overcoming Your Depression One Step at a Time Michael Addis and Christopher Martell A workbook based on behavioral activation therapy that

and distress tolerance. Elizabeth Hembree This therapist manual is based on the principles of Prolonged Exposure Therapy. Self-care for neck and back pain Treat Your Own Back Robin McKenzie A description of the causes and treatments of back pain. Edna Foa. Treat Your Own Neck Robin McKenzie A description of the causes and treatments of neck pain. anecdotes. 11. including a system of exercises that can help you relieve pain and prevent recurrence. comprehensive guide that provides clear explanations. Managing emotions Dialectical Behavior Skills Workbook Matthew McKay. The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse Ellen Bass and Laura Davis An inspiring. Jeffrey Brantley Practical DBT exercises for learning mindfulness. and keeping sex exciting and fulfilling. a map of the healing journey. Gannett’s educational materials are designed to give you general health information. Elizabeth Hembree A workbook that uses techniques of Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) to help you learn how to work through PTSD by facing the memories of your traumatic experience and begin to reevaluate the related feelings and beliefs.includes exercises focusing on activities to inspire feelings of pleasure. Eating disorders Brave Girl Eating Harriet Brown A mother’s story of her daughter’s experience with anorexia. this guide offers information and tools related to treating clients who exhibit the symptoms of PTSD. mastery. Finding Life beyond Trauma Victoria Follette and Jacqueline Pistorello A book that uses the techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you take a different approach to painful feelings and learn to live well after a traumatic event. Surviving an Eating Disorder Michele Siegel A book that offers effective solutions and support for family and friends of those with eating disorders. They should not be relied upon for personal diagnosis or treatment. and many moving first-person examples of the recovery process. and offers information related to coping strategies and treatment options. Sexual health and sexuality The New Male Sexuality Bernie Zilbergeld A comprehensive guide to enhancing desire and arousal. Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience workbook (client manual) Barbara Rothbaum. including a system of exercises that can help you relieve pain and prevent recurrence. and validation for a variety of sexual interests and activities. Life Without Ed Jenni Schaeffer An illustration of a unique approach to treating eating disorders through the points of view of both patient and therapist. practical suggestions. Trauma Reclaiming Your Life from a Traumatic Experience Barbara Rothbaum. Please talk with us if you have questions or concerns. The Good Vibrations Guide to Sex Cathy Winks and Anne Semans A sex manual that offers advice. and engagement.11 . Edna Foa. focusing on pleasure rather than performance. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) The OCD Workbook Bruce Hyman and Cherry Pedrick A workbook that contains information about the causes and symptoms of OCD. interpersonal effectiveness. emotion regulation. Only your health care provider is qualified to give you a medical opinion. Jeffrey Wood. I Love Female Orgasm Dorian Solot and Marshall Miller A book written for women and men that is full of friendly. including in-depth answers to common questions about toys and techniques. fun information and advice about female orgasm. and how the family helped her recover.