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Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: Science and Practice

Anxiety-Clark-Beck-2009-1 We asked David A. Clark to send us a description of the excellent, state-of-the-art new book on anxiety he co-authored with Aaron Beck, along with some behind-the-scenes history. Here’s what he wrote:

Cognitive Therapy of Anxiety Disorders: Science and Practice (Clark & Beck, 2010, from Guilford Press, pp. 628) represents the outgrowth of my 26 year journey of inquiry, discovery and acquired knowledge on the cognitive basis of the emotional disorders.  It has been an honor and privilege to collaborate with Aaron T. Beck on many different projects over the years.  He has been the mentor who contributed enormously to what I know about psychological problems like anxiety and depression, and who taught me most about the importance of adopting an integrative, scientific perspective in which theory, research and practice are mutually informed by each other.  Read more