Today's teenagers struggle with issues such as anger, depression and anxiety, grief, substance abuse, friendship and body image problems. In fact, research suggests that at any given time around 10% of students will be suffering from a mental health issue that directly impacts on their education and health. But by using the simple techniques of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), they can develop effective, flexible coping skills that will build their mental resilience and equip them to deal with life's challenges. This graphic novel follows the central character on his journey of self-discovery as he learns how to stand up to his own emotional Beast, and teaches adolescents these all-important techniques in an easily accessible way. At the end of the story, they will feel more confident about tackling their own problems and changing how they view the world. About Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT): Teenagers increasingly suffer from anger problems and self- esteem issues among others, causing problems at home, at school and in their relationships. ACT has been proven to effectively combat this and now its principles are clearly explained to teenagers in a format they can relate to. ACT and the principles of mindfulness are growing in popularity due to the common sense approach and effectiveness of their methods.
A Still Quiet Place for Teens: A Mindfulness Workbook to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions Being a teen in today’s fast-paced, media-saturated world is difficult, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or stressed out. This breakthrough workbook will help you balance your emotions, stay focused, and experience the natural quietness that lives within you. If you’re a teen, you’re probably experiencing stress. And is it any wonder? You’re juggling schoolwork, friendships, and countless other activities. You get endless messages every day—texts from your friends, advice from your family and teachers, images... More info
The latest edition of this best-selling book on supervision updates and expands the previous three editions with references to the developments and writing in the field. Since the publication of the previous edition, supervision has continued to spread from the professions of counselling, psychotherapy and social work, into all medical professions and more recently into education, coaching, mentoring and human resources management. This book provides relevant information for people working in all of these fields. The seven-eyed supervision model which is at the core of the book has been expanded... More info
Understanding How Your Brain Makes You Depressed and What You Can Do to Change It A strategy-filled handbook to understand, manage depression, modelled after its best-selling counterpart on anxiety. Why is depression one of the most pervasive of all mental health complaints? What makes the lethargy, mental rumination, loss of concentration, unassuageable negativity, and feelings of inadequacy so stubbornly resistant to treatment and so hard to shake off? What can be done to alleviate your symptoms and move in the direction of full recovery? In order to answer... More info