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My Anxiety Handbook: Getting Back on Track

My Anxiety Handbook: Getting Back on Track

An accessible, easy to use anxiety survival guide for youngpeople aged 10-21. Co-authored by psychologists and a young person with anxiety,it looks at the causes of anxiety and offers tested methods and simpleexercises to reduce the reader's anxious feelings. Includes chapters on... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781785924408
Barcode 9781785924408
Published 15 February 2018 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Knowles, Sue
By Gallagher, Bridie
By McEwen, Phoebe
Illustrated by Pidgen, Emmeline
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ISBN-13 9781785924408
ISBN-10 1785924400
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 February 2018
International Publication Date 18 January 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Knowles, Sue
By Gallagher, Bridie
By McEwen, Phoebe
Illustrated by Pidgen, Emmeline
Category Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Psychiatry
Psychotherapy
Family, Home & Self Help
Coping With Personal Problems
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 158mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 16mm
Weight 256g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Anxiety
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 152.46
Catalogue Code 880008

Description of this Book

Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognise and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 10 to 21 year olds how they can overcome their biggest worries.Showing that anxiety is a normal human emotion that many people face, this book helps young people understand the ins and outs of their own anxiety and helps them to challenge the difficult patterns they may get into. Co-written with a college student who has experienced anxiety herself, it is a relatable and straightforward guide. As well as providing tried-and-tested advice and exercises that are proven to reduce feelings of anxiety, it includes recovery stories from young people who have managed their symptoms successfully.With practical chapters on sleep, exam stress, transitions, and seeking extra help, this is a go-to guide for any tween, teen or young person living with anxiety.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Sue, Bridie and Phoebe offer lots of very practical and clear ideas for managing anxiety. Finding what works for you is the first step towards being able to influence and manage anxiety. As the personal experiences throughout this book testify, anxiety doesn't go away but there are ways that we can find to live with it. This book will be a helpful aide to 'getting back on track' for many young people who are struggling with anxiety in their life. -- Kim S. Golding, clinical psychologist What a great book! It covers everything that kids (and their parents) need to know about anxiety, in a fun and simple way. It contains loads of really useful strategies that can be used to help get on top of your fears and worries. -- Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Professor of Clinical Child Psychology, University of Sussex
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dr Sue Knowles is a senior clinical psychologist with longstanding experience of working with young people and their carers in a range of settings. She works for the psychological services organisation Changing Minds UK [www.changingmindsuk.com]. Dr Bridie Gallagher is a senior clinical psychologist working with adolescents in acute inpatient environments and secure welfare accommodation. She also teaches on the Leeds and Lancaster clinical psychology doctorate courses. Phoebe McEwen is a college student with lived experience of anxiety.

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