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Robert L. Leahy
Robert L. Leahy
Robert L. Leahy, Ph.D., is recognized worldwide as one of the most respected writers and speakers on cognitive therapy. Educated at Yale University, he is the director of the American Institute for Cognitive Therapy, president of the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy, president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, president-elect of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, clinical professor of psychology in psychiatry at Weill-Cornell University Medical School, associate editor of The Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy, editor of Cognitive Behavior Therapy Book Reviews, and author and editor of 15 books, including The Worry Cure. He has been featured in countless magazines and newspapers, as well as on many television and radio programs.

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10 Ways To Overcome Your Anxiety You’ve been in bed for an hour now and you still can’t get to sleep. Maybe you’re thinking about your job or your 401(k) or health insurance. Perhaps... Comments
Let Go of Sunk Costs Does this sound familiar ? You purchased a coat a couple of years ago—you paid good money for it—then brought it home, tried it on, felt it wasn’t... Comments
It’s good to be good enough.
Fire Your Perfectionist Voice Allen was having real difficulty getting things done at work. He was afraid he would make a mistake and then regret it. “I either spend an incredible... Comments

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Anxiety Free

Anxiety Free explores how preprogrammed rules of reaction, which are a product of the evolutionary process, keep us in the grip of anxiety. For each anxiety disorder, Leahy shows how our fears and unc