The mental health and wellbeing workout for teens : skills and exercises from ACT and CBT for healthy thinking / Paula Nagel ; illustrated by Gary Bainbridge.
By: Nagel, Paula.
Contributor(s): Bainbridge, Gary [illustrator.].Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: 2019Description: 155 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Rating: Age 12-18.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785923944.Subject(s): ADOLESCENTS | MENTAL HEALTH | WELL BEING | COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY | ACCEPTANCE AND COMMITMENT THERAPY | ACT | CBTGenre/Form: Problems and Exercises. | Problems and exercises. | Problems and exercises.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1: 1. Helpful and unhelpful thinking (aka best friend and frenemy thoughts) -- 2. Unhelpful thoughts in action (Marc's miserable morning) -- 3. Stretch and flex-ercises -- Part 2: 4. Social comparison (aka The self-hater) -- 5.Catastrophising (aka But what if... ) -- 6. Black-and-white thinking (aka All-or-nothing thinking) -- 7. Negative filtering (aka Looking throught gloomy goggles) -- 8. Perfectionism (aka Unreal ideal) -- 9. Personalisation (aka Over-owning it) -- 10. Mind reading (aka Filling in the blanks) -- 11. Emotional reasoning (aka Feelings rule, Okay!) -- 12. Living the life YOU want to lead.
This easy-to-understand, engaging guide arms teens with healthy thinking habits and coping strategies for staying on top of their mental health. Using tried and tested therapeutic techniques, readers are given the tools to build their own personalised mental health 'workout' to boost their emotional resilience and well-being. Informed by the experiences of teens themselves, this friendly guide gives practical tips and strategies on how to overcome everyday stresses and ditch negative thinking 'frenemies' before they develop into more serious issues. Teens will be better equipped to recognise negative thoughts and emotions, monitor their mood and behaviour, and flex their positive thinking muscles in order to combat the mental health blips we all face sometimes.