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 My Anxiety Handbook

My Anxiety Handbook

Getting Back on Track

Sue Knowles, Bridie Gallagher and Phoebe McEwen, illustrated by Emmeline Pidgen

Quick Overview

An accessible, easy to use anxiety survival guide for young people aged 12-18. Co-authored by psychologists and a young person with anxiety, it looks at the causes of anxiety and offers tested methods and simple exercises to reduce the reader's anxious feelings. Includes chapters on sleep, exams and transitions.
2018, Paperback / softback, 9.02in x 5.98in / 229mm x 152mm, 192pp
ISBN: 9781785924408

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Description

Helping young people with anxiety learn to recognise and manage their symptoms, this anxiety survival guide teaches 12 to 18 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.

Reviews

'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

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