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Anxiety

You can find below a selection of helpful resources.
Please note that whilst we hope that these resources are useful, the Counselling Service does not endorse the opinions expressed by other parties.

 

UCS LEAFLETS


WEBSITES

Anxiety UK

Calm Clinic

CRUfAD - Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety and Depression

Mental Health Foundation

No Panic

OCD UK

PTSD UK

Social Anxiety UK

Tiny Pause

 

OTHER RESOURCES

Mind - A-Z Mental Health Leaflets

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Self Help Guides
Anxiety
Health Anxiety
Obsessions and Compulsions
Panic
Shyness and Social Anxiety

The Centre for Clinical Interventions Workbooks
Panic Stations
Helping Health Anxiety
What? Me Worry !?!
Shy No Longer

The Royal College of Psychiatrists - A-Z Leaflets

Beating the Blues - CBT Skills Course accessed via your GP

Living Life to the Full - CBT Skills Courses

Moodjuice - Anxiety self help Guide

Psychology Tools - CBT based self help tools

Anxiety from the perspective of a Sufferer

My Mind Checker - 8 Selected Mental Health Tests

Mindshift App

SAM - Self help for Anxiety app

Mood Mint - Boost your mood app

 

BOOKS

Disclaimer

The descriptions given are intended to provide a summary of the contents but should not be taken to imply that the Counselling Service endorses the opinions expressed.


An Introduction to Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Lee Brosan, Robinson, 2007

A CBT self-help booklet introducing you to some strategies that you can use to cope with obsessive compulsive disorder.

 

 


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - The Facts
Padmal de Silva & Stanley Rachman, Oxford University Press, 2004

Contains information about the nature, symptoms, types, causes, treatments and theories of obsessive compulsive disorder. The authors look at the range of theories available and offer advice for those who may need help.


Overcoming Paranoid & Suspicious Thoughts
Daniel Freeman, Jason Freeman & Philippa Garety, Robinson, 2012

A CBT self-help book designed to help you analyse and understand your suspicious thoughts and learn a number of different strategies to help manage and eventually eradicate them.

 


An Introduction to Coping with Phobias

Brenda Hogan, Robinson, 2007

A CBT self-help booklet introducing you to some strategies that you can use to cope with phobias.

 

 


An Introduction to Coping with Anxiety
Brenda Hogan & Lee Brosan, Robinson, 2007

A CBT self-help booklet introducing you to some strategies that you can use to cope with anxiety.

 

 


An Introduction to Coping with Health Anxiety
Brenda Hogan & Charles Young, Robinson, 2013

A CBT self-help booklet introducing you to some strategies that you can use to cope with health anxiety.

 

 


Overcoming Anxiety: Self-Help Course
Helen Kennerley, Robinson, 2006

A three-part CBT self-help programme to help you overcome your anxiety.

 

 


The Worry Cure
Robert L Leahy, Piatkus Books, 2012

A CBT self-help book offering practical tools to help you to deal with your worry.

 

 


Living With Fear
I.M. Marks, McGraw-Hill Publishing, 2005

A step by step format intended for working with and overcoming fear.

 

 


Overcoming Worry
Kevin Meares & Mark Freeston, Robinson, 2nd Edition 2015

A CBT self-help book that will help you to understand and deal with your tendency to worry.

 

 


Overcoming Mood Swings
Jan Scott, Robinson, 2010

A CBT self-help book designed to help you identify and effectively manage severe mood swings (such as those found in bipolar affective disorder).

 

 


Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia
Derrick Silove and Vijaya Manicavasagar, Robinson, 2012

A CBT self-help book to help you deal with your panic attacks and associated fears and avoidance.

 

 


Overcoming Panic and Agoraphobia: Self-Help Course
Derrick Silove & Vijaya Manicavasagar, Robinson, 2009

A three-part CBT self-help programme to help you overcome your panic attacks and associated fears and avoidance.

 

 


Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

David Veale & Rob Willson, Robinson, 2009

A CBT self-help book describing techniques hat you can use to deal with your obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours.

 

 


Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts: How to Gain Control of Your OCD
David Clark & Christine Purdon, 2005

The authors describe powerful methods for conquering unwanted obsessional thoughts, based on their own research as well as studies by other leading scientists.

 

 


Self Help for your Nerves
Claire Weeks, Harper Collins, 2000

A guide explaining the principles of anxiety reduction and giving treatment suggestions in accessible language.

 

 


An Introduction to Coping with Panic
Charles Young, Robinson, 2013

A CBT self-help booklet introducing you to some strategies that you can use to cope with panic.