Feeling Better: CBT Workbook for Teens: Essential Skills and Activities to Help You Manage Moods, Boost Self-Esteem, and Conquer Anxiety
Publisher: Althea Press
ISBN 10: 1641523328
ISBN 13: 978-1641523325
Teens get help talking stress, anxiety and more in this solutions-based CBT workbook.
Getting good grades, making and breaking up with friends, and figuring out what being an adult looks like―these are just some of the challenges that can weigh down on teens. With this workbook, they’ll learn real strategies for overcoming obstacles and living the life they want using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Feeling Better: CBT Workbook for Teens teaches teens how to untangle the negative thoughts, emotions, and behaviors that can trick them into feeling anxious or sad and make it hard to do the things they want to. Through interactive exercises that tackle common issues at home, work, or with friends, this book gives teens the tools they need to deal with anything life throws their way.
Feeling Better: CBT Workbook for Teens includes:
- Real Challenges―Teens discover tools to confront a variety of issues including depression, self-worth, peer relations, anxiety and more.
- Exercises to take action―Real progress and reflection is fostered on the path to feeling better.
- New research―The latest strategies from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy are promoted inside these pages.
Give your teen strategies to be who they want to be using CBT therapy.
“In Feeling Better, Dr. Hutt expertly combines the latest evidence-based therapeutic techniques, her own research in health psychology, and a sensitive understanding of the unique stresses that adolescents face to create an engaging and accessible workbook for teens. Parents and clinicians looking for an effective tool to help young people improve their well being—look no further.”—Ginger Moore, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Training, Penn State University
“This workbook speaks directly to teens in a uniquely effective, genuine, and engaging way. Dr. Hutt skillfully translates CBT principles into meaningful and practical exercises that are sure to benefit her readers.”—Marcela M. Torres, Ph.D., University of Colorado
“The Feeling Better workbook is an essential resource for school therapists, psychologists, concerned parents of teens, and teens themselves.”—Caroline K.P. Roben, Ph.D., University of Delaware
“This the best book I’ve seen that uniquely speaks directly to teens and makes CBT easy to relate to and understand—it's both engaging and useful! Feeling Better is a great practical guide with numerous research-backed techniques that are the perfect blend of being broad enough to target many frequent problems teens face while also thorough enough to help teens make progress on areas of concern. A great useful read for teens, parents, caregivers, therapists, and anyone who wants to support teens learning these skills!”—Jacqueline Hersh, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the ASU Psychology Clinic, Appalachian State University
“The teenagers who use this book will find themselves quickly engaged by the easily relatable anecdotes presented throughout. The hands-on nature of the text encourages teens to easily try out CBT skills that can help them successfully navigate the challenges they face in their daily lives.”—Elizabeth Penela, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist, Pediatric Psychology Associates
“In this workbook, Dr. Hutt has organized the most effective CBT and mindfulness strategies, and made them digestible for all teenagers who want help coping with distress.”—Melissa Dackis, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
About the Author
Dr. Rachel L. Hutt is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of MindWell NYC, a group private practice in Manhattan, New York. She works with children, teens, and parents on incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills in their daily lives to help them build the kind of life they want to live.