How to Understand and Deal with Health Anxiety: Everything You Need to Know to Manage Health Anxiety

ISBN: 9781837993192
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Format, Paperback
Weight, 300 g
No. of Pages, 160

Understand and overcome your health anxiety with this practical, supportive and easy-to-read guide.

Everyone worries about their health sometimes, but if you find yourself constantly overwhelmed, 
How to Understand and Deal with Health Anxiety is here to help. This friendly, accessible guide has all the information and advice you need to identify the source of your struggles. By learning the science behind health anxiety and understanding how it affects your mind and body, you'll start to gain control of it. With helpful tips, practical steps and actionable advice, this book will help you work out the best ways to spend less time worrying about your health, and more time living in the present moment.

By the end of this book, you will:

  • Have a better understanding of what health anxiety is, how it manifests, what causes it, and how to identify symptoms and triggers.
  • Be armed with physical and practical steps you can take to alleviate health anxiety, from breathing exercises and coping mechanisms to healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Know about the medical treatments and therapies available, and how and when to seek professional help or support.

With the right knowledge and guidance, you can learn to understand and manage your health anxiety so that you can get back to feeling like you again.


About the Author

Katy Georgiou is a practising clinical supervisor and gestalt psychotherapist accredited with the UKCP and BACP. She works in private practice and within a GP surgery counselling service. She also works with the British Association for Performing Arts Medicine and Music Minds Matter delivering therapy, workshops and support groups to music industry professionals. She is the founder, host and producer of Sound Affects Podcast - a music and mental health podcast featured in NME, Psychologies and Therapy Today. She regularly features in the media and on panels on issues around therapy and mental health, including BBC Radio, and has authored two previous books on the subject. She edits the Ethical Dilemmas section of Therapy Today magazine. An experienced journalist, Katy has written for The Times, The Guardian, The Independent, Newsweek, Metro and Psychologies, among others. She is also a former Samaritans helpline listener and has worked in NHS psychiatric hospitals and in HM government prisons.

Previous books by Katy:
- How to Understand and Deal with Stress
- Your Mind Matters: How to Talk about Your Mental Health


Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.8

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