Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry (MAW) – Second Edition (“Treatments that Work” Series)

Title: Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry (MAW) – Second Edition (“Treatments that Work” Series)
Author: Zinbarg, R.E., Craske, M.G. & Barlow, D.H.
Year: 2006
Description: Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry (MAW) – Therapist Guide & Mastery of Your Anxiety and Worry (MAW) – Workbook – Generalized Anxiety Disorder occurs in approximately 4% of the population and is characterized by excessive uncontrollable worry about everyday things. The constant worry can be extremely impairing if left untreated, even to the point of causing physical symptoms. Written by the developers of an empirically supported and effective cognitive-behavioral therapy program for treating Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and occurs in approximately 4% of the population and is characterized by excessive uncontrollable worry about everyday things.The second edition therapist guide includes all the information and materials necessary to implement a successful treatment protocol. The therapeutic technique described in this book is research-based and can be used in both individual and group formats, as well as with clients currently taking medication.

Designed to be used in conjunction with its corresponding workbook, this therapist guide outlines a 10-session program comprised of four primary treatment modules including, cognitive restructuring, progressive muscle relaxation, worry exposures, and in vivo exposure exercises. New features to this edition include expanded chapters that provide detailed instructions for conducting each session, session outlines, and recommended homework assignments. The revised workbook includes new elements such as a listing of goals for each session chapter, as well as more detailed lists of homework assignments that allow clients to work alongside their therapist to personalize their treatment strategy and overcome their GAD.

This is part of the “Treatments that Work” series that contain manuals and workbooks with step-by-step, detailed procedures for assessing and treating specific problems and diagnoses.

Age Range: Adults
Administration: Individual and Group
Inventory: 1 Complete Kit

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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Qualification Level: Level A or 3
Test Category: Clinical Assessment
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