A note from the authors. Introduction. Understanding Stress. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Take a Deep Breath. Attacking Anxiety. Stress Control. What If You Stopped Thinking 'What If?' Putting Worry in Its Place. Reality Check. Stop Procrastinating... NOW. How to Stay Calm. A final message. Further reading. Useful websites. Acknowledgements.
Dr Jessamy Hibberd is a highly respected clinical psychologist who worked for the NHS before setting up her own private practice. She is a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP). Jo Usmar is a freelance journalist and editor. She has contributed to a variety of national titles, including Stylist and Fabulous, as well as writing a regular relationship column for Cosmopolitan. She has appeared on TV and radio commenting on lifestyle and relationship issues.
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