Linda Graham, MFT, author, Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster
Excellent resource! Taming the Anxious Mind makes learning to master the mind’s patterns and dynamics that can lead to stress and anxiety or ease and well-being not only possible but downright enjoyable. Dr. Schreiber-Pan deftly unpacks a range of complexities – rumination, neuroplasticity, moral compass – streamlining current research, wisdom teachings from diverse traditions, clinical examples, personal insights and a wealth of practical tools into a reliable road map of resilience that is easy to implement and powerful in its impact. A treasure!
Gordon Peerman, author of Blessed Relief: What Christians Can Learn from Buddhists about Suffering
If I were looking for a therapist to help me meet my anxiety wisely and compassionately, I would hope that I wandered into Heidi Schreiber-Pan’s office! This book is a treasure chest filled with well-tested ways to hold a worrying mind and a constricted body in a larger space of kind awareness. You will find help within.
Sharon Cheston, Ed.D., author, Faded Rainbows: Psychospiritual Therapeutic Journeys
Life’s current frantic pace and the pressure to keep up with technology, new ideas, and life’s on-going demands saturate our lives with stress and frustration. Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan guides us through a remarkably effective antidote that can help us regain our emotional and psychological balance by reviewing our priorities and gaining back control of our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and by utilizing a road map that enables us to nurture the most important relationship we have – our self.
Rev. C. Kevin Gillespie, S.J., Ph.D., Psychologist of Religion, Pastor Holy Trinity Church, Washington DC
Combining current clinical research with a wide variety of insightful examples and entertaining illustrations, Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan offers professional and lay readers alike, a wide range of advice. The flow of the book invites sustained attention and various sections will invite the reader to return again and again to harvest its seeds of wisdom.
Deborah G. Haskins, Ph.D., Director of Counseling Programs, Trinity Washington University
This book is an easy, clear, and personable support tool for persons who are in therapy and for persons who are ambivalent or not interested in therapy. Dr. Schreiber-Pan uses positive psychology, mindfulness, spirituality and faith integration, and clinical illustrations for readers to recognize that they are not alone struggling with anxiety. Each chapter provides words of wisdom and practical practice exercises for self-empowerment. This book is a must-read for mental health professionals and for every human being who will experience anxiety and stress-related experiences.
Cheryl Fisher, Ph.D NCC LCPC ACS, author, Mindfulness and Nature-Based Interventions for Kids
Dr. Heidi Schreiber-Pan deconstructs anxiety with narratives and metaphors. She introduces readers to practical tools to help manage stress. She is transparent in her own struggle with anxiety and offers relatable exercises and visual representations. A delightful read and pragmatic guide. Taming the Anxious Mind is a must have for every clinician’s bookshelf!
Kim Shifren, Ph.D., author, How Caregiving Affects Development: Psychological Implications for Child, Adolescent, and Adult caregivers
A quick guide to anxiety and stress relief provides real-life examples about issues that make us feel stressed out and anxious and the tools to help us learn to deal with our stressors and manage our anxiety in healthy ways. Dr. Schreiber-Pan’s book includes exercises that involve writing techniques with well-established effectiveness in helping to reduce feelings of anxiety in both Clinical and Counseling Psychology fields. This book is a truly valuable book for those who want to learn how to help themselves.
Phil Hosmer, President, Nature Worx Inc
Taming the Anxious Mind, replete with easy-to-follow exercises and tangible examples, functions as an owner's manual for one's mind