Read. This. Book. It’s a lifesaver.
Magda Szubanski, Actor & author
Wise, insightful and, most importantly, genuinely useful. Dowrick has done it again! This book will help thousands. Nigel Marsh, author and host of Five of My Life
Stephanie Dowrick’s unique book, through her rich experience and diverse training and expertise, covers all dimensions and layers. Dr Dowrick has made an array of connected insights accessible to us all, which represents a timely gift in our anxious and troubled world. Patrick McGorry, AO, Professor of Youth Mental Health, University of Melbourne (former Australian of the Year)
Anxiety is one of the biggest problems of our times. In her new book, Stephanie Dowrick has drawn on decades of research, insight and experience to put anxiety in its proper context: body, mind and soul. Tom Tilley, Television and radio presenter, author of Speaking in Tongues
Stephanie Dowrick’s book is one of the most useful I have read in over 40 years as a psychotherapist. Helen Palmer, Director, Psychosynthesis Education & Research, New Zealand
Not a self-help book but a rousing affirmation for everyone who has felt like they are nothing more than a diagnosis. Stephanie Dowrick gets to the heart of what it means to be anxious. Dr Neela Janakiramanan, reconstructive surgeon, author of The Registrar
This book is so comforting and JOYFUL I loathe the idea of self-help books but, as usual, Stephanie Dowrick is more than a teacher, she’s a reassuring guide by our side. Jenna Price, PhD, journalist and social commentator
Your Name is Not Anxious is both profound and profoundly helpful.
The book’s tone models its key message: that anxiety isn’t everything. We can meet it. We can transform it. Richard Griffiths, PhD, Mental Health Advocate
Beautifully written by one of the most authentic teachers of our time, no one has ever offered such a holistic, soulful book dealing with this complex topic – anxiety – based on personal experience, insights, research, deep wisdom, and compassion. Tao de Haas, Clinical Psychotherapist and Coach
As a consummate storyteller, Stephanie Dowrick knows we carry the most important healing stories within us, if we learn to open ourselves to their stirring presence and power. Mark S. Burrows, Ph.D., author of Meister Eckhart’s Book of Darkness and Life
This is a book I would thoroughly recommend to people who consult me for counselling. Stephanie emphasises cultivating a generous and appreciative attitude to oneself and never strips the social context away from people’s experiences. Dr Josie McSkimming, Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist