Insight into Anxiety




Many of us struggle with anxiety, which takes various forms, including phobias, panic attacks and OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder). Relief can be found, however, through learning to manage symptoms and, ultimately, through placing our reliance on God.

Issues covered include:

  • Who is at risk (a consideration of different personality types)
  • How anxiety affects us
  • How we can measure levels of anxiety
  • Skills and strategies to overcome anxiety

With real-life case studies, biblical examples and personal insights, this book offers help to all those suffering from anxiety – and gives practical guidelines for those wanting to help others.

The Waverley Abbey Insight Series is based on one-day seminars held by Waverley Abbey Trust at Waverley Abbey House to give insight into some key issues that many people struggle with today.

About the authors

Chris Ledger worked as a counsellor, supervisor and trainer in the NHS, and now has a private practice. She enjoys speaking at Christian meetings and is a regular tutor on CWR’s Insight days, also co-authoring several books in the Insight series. At Greyfriar’s Church, Reading, she is a licensed lay minister, and in her spare time enjoys having fun with her five grandchildren.

Clare Blake has a passion for Christian writing, and has written two devotional books including (Extra)ordinary Women, a finalist in the Christian Book Awards 2004. Mother of two grown-up sons, other writing includes everything from antiques to music festivals. Clare lives in idyllic Devon with her husband and attends a thriving newly planted church — where large numbers of students help to keep them young!

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