Author(s): Patrick McCarthy
This book, for people who experience anxiety and panic attacks, explains how anxiety occurs and offers a simple three-step process to prevent it. Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style by a doctor specialising in medical hypnosis, the book is accompanied by a CD that provides a self-hypnosis process to prevent anxiety and panic attacks that has been used to treat thousands of people. The CD teaches people how to relax in less than a minute, replace negative thoughts with positive ones in less than a second, and change from a pessimistic to an optimistic style of thinking.
Dr Patrick McCarthy MB. Ch.B is New Zealand's only doctor specialising in and using medical hypnosis on a regular basis. A fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of GPs, he was president of the New Zealand Society of Hypnosis twice and has conducted workshops with clinical audiences throughout New Zealand, Australia, USA and the UK. A skilled public speaker and storyteller, Dr McCarthy has also worked with various organisations to teach staff how to be more optimistic.