Don’t Panic Self-help Kit (with CDs)


Don’t Panic Self-help Kit (with CDs)


by Reid Wilson, PhD

Publisher: Pathway Systems
ISBN: 978-0-9630683-5-4


The Don’t Panic Self-Help Kit:
The Homework Guide to Conquering Your Fears

  • The first self-help kit for panic disorder!
  • Breathing, relaxation and imagery skills
  • Easy reminders during practice sessions
  • Schedule and learn from each practice

The Don’t Panic Self-Help Kit is a practical tool for creating behavioral change. With this exciting, easy-to-use program, panic patients can learn to face and control their anxiety quickly and efficiently.

Dr. Reid Wilson brings patients one step closer to taking control of their anxiety with a comprehensive yet easy-to-use self-help program. Based on the latest self-directed learning theories, The Don’t Panic Self-Help Kit requires no instruction from the physician. It can help augment the medication treatment of the panic patient.

Table of Contents

Four-Part System

This unique kit gives patients immediate access to the valuable skills needed to face panic through a convenient four-part system.

PART 1:  104-page instruction manual

Section topics:

  • How to Design your Program
  • Shift Your Attitude
  • Practice Breathing Skills, Relaxation, and Meditation
  • Practice Success Imagery
  • Handle Your Worries
  • Handle Your Physical Symptoms

PART 2:  8 Audio-Taped Programs on 4 individual CDs

  • CD 1A: Cue-Controlled Deep Muscle Relaxation
  • CD 1B: Generalized Relaxation and Imagery
  • CD 2A: Practicing the Breathing Skills
  • CD 2B: Acoustic Meditation
  • CD 3A: Finding Personal Power
  • CD 3B: Three-Minute Success Imageries
  • CD 4A: The Guide: Your Supportive Observer
  • CD 4B: The Guide: Successful Task Imagery

PART 3:  33 Skill Cards

Skill categories include:

  • Relaxation Practice
  • Imagery Practice
  • Practice Handling Worries
  • Practice Handling Physical Symptoms
  • Attitude Shifts

PART 4:  Skill Practice Tear-Off Sheets

  • Step 3: Weekly Practice Goals
  • Step 4: Preparing to Practice
  • Step 5: After-Practice and After-Panic Inventory