Specific Phobia Books

The following books are recommended for those who suffer from specific phobias or for family and friends of those suffering. You may purchase these books at your local bookseller, or click on the links below to purchase them from Amazon.com.1

Mastering Your Fears and Phobias Mastering Your Fears and Phobias: Workbook

Martin M. Antony, Michelle G. Crasky, & David H. Barlow

Outlines a cognitive-behavioral treatment program for individuals who suffer from specific fears and phobias, including fear of blood, heights, driving, flying, water, and others. The program described in this workbook has proved to be the most effective treatment available for fears and phobias to date. It has a success rate of up to 90% with as little as one treatment session. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), this workbook teaches clients about the nature of their fear and how to overcome it through exposures and changing their negative thoughts.

Flying Without Fear

Flying without Fear: Effective Strategies to Get You Where You Need to Go

Duane Brown

Based in cognitive behavioral therapy, the program in this book will prepare you for every sight, sound, and sensation you will experience in the airport and airplane. This fully revised and updated edition also includes new information about terrorism concerns and airport security measures adopted after 9/11.

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