How to Worry LessGuest Speaker Dr. David Carbonell
Sue Bethanis hosts Dr. David Carbonell, Founder and Director of the Anxiety Treatment Center, which offers treatment of all manner of fears and phobias, and the “coach” at www.anxietycoach.com, a self-help website for people troubled by fears and phobias.
Dr. Carbonell is a recognized expert in this field and has conducted training and seminars for a variety of professional groups, including the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy, the United Airlines Employee Assistance Program, and Northwestern University Medical School, among others. He is the author of Panic Attacks Workbook and the The Worry Trick: How Your Brain Tricks You into Expecting the Worst and What You Can Do About It.
David and Sue discuss:
- How worry stems from irrational thoughts
- Why the harder we try, the worse it gets
- The “trick” behind chronic worry
- How to train yourself to respond to anxiety