Monday, July 27, 2015

Book Blitz: Overcoming Anxiety by David Berndt, PhD

Overcoming Anxiety
By David Berndt, PhD
Genre: Mental Health, Self-help

Book Blurb

The good news is that anxiety can be overcome without relying on medication. Psychologist David Berndt, Ph.D., in Overcoming Anxiety outlines several self-help methods for relief for anxiety and worry. In clear simple language and a conversational style. Dr. Berndt shares with the reader powerful step by step proven techniques for anxiety management.

You will learn:
       A Self-hypnosis grounding technique in the Ericksonian tradition.
       Box Breathing, Seven Eleven and similar breathing techniques for anxiety relief.
       How to stop or interrupt toxic thoughts that keep you locked in anxiety.
       How to harness and utilize your worries, so they work for you.
       Relief from anxiety through desensitization and exposure therapy.
Designed to be used alone as self-help or in conjunction with professional treatment Dr. Berndt draws upon his experience as a clinician and academic researcher to give accessible help to the reader who wants to understand and manage their anxiety.

Author Bio 

David J. Berndt, Ph.D. was an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Chicago where he published or presented over 80 papers and articles before establishing a private practice. Dr Berndt currently lives in Charleston, S.C. where he also teaches in an adjunct capacity at the College of Charleston. He is best known for his psychological tests TheMultiscore Depression Inventory, and the Multiscore Depression Inventory for Children, both from Western Psychological Services. He also contributes to several psychology websites including

Praise for Dr. Berndt’s work:

About Overcoming Anxiety

“Dr. Berndt is a creative and forward-thinking psychologist who has contributed to advancing psychology both with his research and clinical practice. He has helped countless patients with their depression and anxiety, and his conversational and accessible style of writing makes Overcoming Anxiety a book you would want for your top shelf.

- Charles Kaiser, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the College of Charleston


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David Berndt said...

Thanks so much for the feature, and for all you did for the blast today. Overcoming Anxiety reached #2 in Anxiety and Phobias thanks in part to your help, on its first day available.

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