With expertise in perhaps the most newsworthy subject pervading our lives both personally and culturally, Dr. Tracey Marks is ready to address, advise and help heal our nation’s anxiety epidemic. She broadcasts to over a million followers weekly on her YouTube channel and is a general and forensic psychiatrist of over 20 years. Dr. Marks’ mission is to increase mental health awareness and understanding by educating people on psychiatric disorders, mental well-being, and self-improvement. She believes that insight creates change, both on a micro-level (personal growth) and a macro-level (reduction in fear and social judgment). Dr. Marks produces educational videos on her YouTube channel, DrTraceyMarks. As a forensic psychiatrist, she has formulated over 1,000 opinions through independent medical evaluations, criminal assessments, or civil litigation consultations. She has been qualified as an expert in multiple federal and state courts and military court-martialed. She also maintains a general psychiatry clinical practice focusing on mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and burnout. Dr. Marks has been sought after by CNN and HLN for forensic and general psychiatric commentary.

ABOUT THE BOOK

How will We Recognize and Deal with the Anxiety this Coming School Year? Presenting:

“Sometimes anxiety is like the sea: it ebbs and flows, but it’s always there. Other times, it’s like a chameleon: it can take many forms, some of which may not be obvious. We all experience anxiety at some level. What matters most is how it affects you and how you manage it.” —Dr. Tracey Marks, introduction, Why Am I So Anxious?

Take control of your anxiety and take back your life!

A practical guide from respected therapist and popular YouTube star Dr. Tracey Marks that will help readers recognize the common signs and symptoms of anxiety and anxiety-related mood disorders, and then help them develop coping skills using self-guided solutions or help them decide on other treatment options.

Anxiety seems to be everywhere in today’s world. But how do you know if you’re experiencing anxiety or if it’s something else? And what can you do to fix it? Dr. Tracey Marks is known for her friendly, relatable style that helps followers of her YouTube channel (1+ Million) recognize what’s bothering them and then guides them to practical solutions that help them manage their mental health issues. In Why Am I So Anxious?, Dr. Marks will help you understand many of the most common causes of anxiety, help you identify what type of anxiety you may be experiencing, and give you helpful insight on how you can self-manage your anxiety before deciding if additional treatment options are the best choice. Bottom line: Anxiety doesn’t need to control your life!

Here’s what you’ll find inside:

  • Detailed explanations for many of the most common anxiety disorders people struggle with in today’s times, all written in Dr. Marks’ soothing and relatable style. 
  • Tips for managing mild to moderate anxiety, with recommendations that go beyond just therapy and medication and will help you decide what treatment options are best for you.
  • Helpful guidance for recognizing and preventing situations where your anxiety may be triggered.
  • Simple exercises that will help you recognize your symptoms and triggers so you can better manage your anxiety.

Chapter Titles
  1. Understanding Different Aspects of Anxiety
  2. Introduction to the Disorders
  3. Other Anxious Conditions
  4. Anxious Personalities
  5. Prescription Treatments
  6. Complementary and Alternative Treatments
  7. Psychotherapies
  8. Mind Tools
  9. Body Tools
  10. Behavioral Tools (including Aromatherapy, Emotions Chart, Grounding Exercises, Introspective Exposure Worksheet

TIMELY TIE-INS

Time Sensitive & Newsworthy

  • Dealing with Back-To-School Anxiety – Expert Advice for Parents/Teachers/Students

September

  • National Self-Care Awareness Month
  • Self Improvement Month
  • International Literacy Day – September 8
  • Positive Thinking Day – September 13
  • World Gratitude Day—September 21

October

  • National Book Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Day—October 10
  • Evaluate Your Life Day – October 19