Starving the depression gremlim : a cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on managing depression for young people / Kate Collins-Donnelly ; illustrated by Tina Gothard and Kate Collins-Donnelly.
Contributor(s): Gothard, Tina [illustrator].Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Copyright date: 2019Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781849056939.Other title: Cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on managing depression for young people.Subject(s): DEPRESSION | CHILDREN | ADOLESCENTS | COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY | SELF HELP SKILLS
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-280).
About the author. - 1. Why read this book? - STEP 1 UNDERSTANDING DEPRESSION. - 2. What is depression and who is the depression gremlin? - 3. Types of depression. - 4. What triggers depression. - 5. Oue depressed minds. - 6. Our depressed minds, bodies, emotions and behaviours: what keeps depression going? - 7. Impacts of depression. - 8. You're not on your own in experiencing depression. - STEP 2 TREATMENTS AND SELF-HELP STRATEGIES. - 9. Speaking to a professional about types of treatment. - 10. An introduction to self-help strategies. - 11. Thinking differently. - 12. Acting differently. - 13. Knowing what to do if you are feeling suicidal. - Summing up. - Information for parents and professionals. - Appendices. - References.
Part of the award-winning Starve the Gremlin series, this engaging and accessible workbook helps young people aged 10+ to understand their feelings by explaining what depression is, how it develops and the impact it can have on the lives of young people. Based on the principles of cognitive behavioural therapy and packed with valuable tips and strategies, this workbook also aims to empower the reader to change how they think and act in order to manage their depression. Full of fun and creative activities, Starving the Depression Gremlin can help support and inform wider therapeutic work with young people with depression, and it can be used independently or with a parent or practitioner. It will be of interest to school counsellors, therapists, social workers, youth workers, teaching staff and other professionals working with young people.