My Anxiety Handbook
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN 10: 1785924400
ISBN 13: 978-1785924408
Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognise and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches young people aged 10+ 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.
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. Author: 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. Author: Sam Cartwright-Hatton, Professor of Clinical Child Psychology, University of Sussex
Survival guide for teens and tweens aged 10+ with anxiety
About the Author
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.