Books

 

 

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Train Your Angry Dragon 

By Steve Herman 

This book designed for young children helps them understand emotions especially anger and manage this more effectively.  

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My Anxious Mind

By Michael Tompkins

My Anxious Mind helps teens take control of their anxious feelings by providing cognitive - behavioural strategies to tackle anxieties head-on and to feel more confident and empowered by the process. 

 

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Putting on the Brakes (ADHD) 

By Patricia Quin 

Written by two nationally recognised ADHD experts, Putting on the Brakes includes practical ways to improve focusing, studying and homework skills and contains strategies for making friends, controlling emotions, and being healthy.  

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You're A Star 

This practical guide combines proven cognitive-behavioural therapy methods used by child psychologists in schools with simple activities to help your child to grow their self-esteem and is aimed at children aged 7-11

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The Mindful Teen

By Professor Dzung X 

The Mindful Teen offers a unique programme based in mindfulness -based stress reduction (MBSR) and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) to help teens deal with stress.  The simple, practical and easy-to-remember tips in this book can be used every day to help young people handle difficult situations more effectively.  

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The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens 

By Lisa Chab 

This book will show you how to distinguish the outer appearance of confidence from the quiet, steady, inner acceptance and humility of true self-esteem.  The book also includes practical exercises to help you deal with setbacks and self-doubt, skills for dealing with criticism, and activities that will aid in the development of self-awareness, self-acceptance and self-worth. 

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The Whole Brain Child

By Dr Daniel Siegel & Dr Tina Payne Bryson

This is a practical book for parents that explains how a child's brain is wired and how it matures.  The Whole-Brain Child aims to help parents to support their children to lead balanced, meaningful, and connected lives using twelve key strategies.  

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The You Are Awesome Journal 

By Matthew Syed 

An interactive journal containing life hacks, challenges and activities to give kids the confidence to come up with their own plan of action to be the best they can be.  This is an ideal toolkit for young people who dream big and who wants to make those dreams come true.  

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Calm - Mindfulness for Kids 

By Wynne Kinder 

An introduction to mindfulness, this book teaches children how to be mindful by focussing their thoughts and noticing the world around them using fun activities.  

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Understanding ADHD 

By Dr Christopher Green & Dr Kit Chee 

Full of well-tried, practical strategies to help with common problems such as inattention, underachievement and impulsiveness.  

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Thriving with ADHD workbook for Kids 

By Kelli Miller 

This workbook for kids offers boys and girls the tools they need to understand and manage their ADHD for a happy healthy life.

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Blame my Brain 

By Nicola Morgan 

A comprehensive guide to the biological mysteries that lie behind teenage behaviour.  

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My Anxiety Handbook 

By Sue Knowles

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 worry.  

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Mindfulness for Teen Anxiety 

By Chris Willard 

Psychologist and learning specialist Christopher Willard offers teens proven-effective mindfulness based practices to help you cope with your anxiety, identify common triggers (such as dating and school performance), learn valuable time-management and skills and feel more calm at home, at school and with friends.   

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How to Raise a Happy Autistic Child 

By Jessie Hewitson 

This book combines the authors own experiences with tips from autistic adults, other parents - including author David Mitchell - as well as advice from autism professionals and academics such as Professor Simon Baron-Cohen.  Autism looks at the condition as a difference rather than a disorder.  

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The Autistic Brain 

By Temple Grandin 

In this fascinating and highly readable book, Temple Grandin offers her own experiences as an Autistic person alongside remarkable new discoveries about the autistic brain as well as genetic research.  She also highlights long ignored sensory problems as well as the need to treat autism symptom by symptom, rather than with an umbrella diagnosis.