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Author Mathew, Hal, author.

Title Un-Agoraphobic [electronic resource] : Overcome Anxiety, Panic Attacks, and Agoraphobia for Good / Hal Mathew.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Mango Media / Open Road Integrated Media, [2014]
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Summary "A highly structured hour-by-hour plan for each day . . delivers assurance to those suffering from panic attacks and agoraphobia." -- Library Journal The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that nearly 1.5% of the population of the United States suffers from agoraphobia at some point in their lifetime. That's 4.5 million people. You are not alone. No matter how alone you may feel, you are not alone. Former journalist, social worker, and amateur actor Hal Mathew knows exactly what it's like "to fear fear," which is how he describes the dread feeling that kept him from leaving home (or at least leaving sober and at ease) for nearly 30 years. Then, slowly but with grit and determination, he began to piece together a plan for overcoming his phobias and resuming a regular life. And it worked. And then he started teaching other people how to do it. Now he has written this book to share his self-care plan with you. Hal will guide you through writing practices, visualization techniques, even cooking and eating routines to help you feel anchored and safe and ready to take your first trips out of the house. He'll answer your questions, offer general survival tips, and even includes a special chapter for your spouses and loved ones. The good news is that recent neuroscience research shows us that the brain is retrainable -- at any age. You can stop feeling like this. You will stop feeling like this. With Hal's help, you will be able to retrain your body and brain so you can take your life back. Totally and forever.
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Subject Anxiety -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Panic attacks -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Agoraphobia -- Treatment -- Popular works.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
ISBN 9781609259655 (epub)
Standard No. 9781609259655

 
    
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