An alarming number of people struggle daily with chronic anxiety, depression, and sleeplessness. The impact of living in a high-stress world is becoming increasingly toxic. In her enlightening book Joy from Fear, clinical psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly digs down to the root of these common struggles and so much more. If you’ve been seeking solace in familiar escape mechanisms that leave you feeling stuck and stressed, it’s time to change directions. Fear demands that we move toward it and learn from its messages. Coining the term transformational fear, Dr. Manly illuminates the importance of facing and embracing fear’s messages to create a life filled with freedom and lasting joy.
Dr. Manly’s science-based approach is far from dry and can be broken into bite-sized segments for practical application. Joy from Fear offers:
• Real-life examples
• Powerful Insights
• Easy-to-use tools
• Life-changing exercises
This honest, dynamic book doesn’t promise an easy fix, but it does promise lasting change. With its gentle focus on learning to understand and positively respond to life’s ongoing challenges, Dr. Manly’s work gets to the heart of the daily struggles we all face. Joy from Fear makes powerful change possible for every reader.
Dr. Carla Marie Manly has become recognized as an authority on fear and fear-based disorders such as trauma, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Manly maintains her clinical psychology practice in Sonoma County, California. With her doctorate in clinical psychology and her master's degree in counseling, Dr. Manly merges her psychotherapy skills with her writing expertise to offer sound, digestible guidance. Dr. Manly is committed to working with individuals and groups to improve personal growth, relationship connection, and increased life fulfillment. Through a highly personalized approach that focuses on utilizing transformational fear in the self-growth and healing process, Dr. Manly’s psychotherapeutic model offers incomparable benefits. Blending her strong clinical knowledge with a holistic, body-mind-spirit approach, Dr. Manly focuses on the multi- dimensional needs of the individual. Recognizing a need for greater somatic awareness in society, Dr. Manly has integrated yoga and meditation practices into her private psychotherapy work and public course offerings.
If you find yourself running away from fear, you're running in the wrong direction. Fear demands that we move toward it, face it, and hear its messages. When we fail to do this, the price is high--chronic anxiety, sleeplessness, damaged relationships, skyrocketing pharmaceutical use, and more. In her enlightening book Joy from Fear, clinical psychologist Dr.