From managing social media stress to dealing with pandemics and other events beyond your control, this fully revised and updated edition of The Anxiety Workbook for Teens has the tools you need to put anxiety in its place.
In our increasingly uncertain world, there are plenty of reasons for anyone to feel anxious. And as a teen, you’re also dealing with academic stress, social and societal pressures, and massive changes taking place in your body, brain, and emotions. The good news is that there are a lot of effective techniques you can use—both on your own and with the help of a therapist or counselor—to reduce your feelings of anxiety and keep them from taking over your life.
Now fully revised and updated, this second edition of The Anxiety Workbook for Teens provides the most up-to-date strategies for managing fear, anxiety, and worry, so you can reach your goals and be your best. You’ll find new skills to help you handle school pressures and social media overload, develop a positive self-image, recognize your anxious thoughts, and stay calm in times of extreme uncertainty. The workbook also includes resources for seeking additional help and support if you need it.
While working through the activities in this book, you’ll find tons of ways to help you both prevent and handle your anxiety. Some of the activities may seem unusual at first. You may be asked to try doing things that are very new to you. Just remember—these are tools, intended for you to carry with you and use over and over throughout your life. The more you practice using them, the better you will become at managing anxiety.
If you’re ready to change your life for the better and get your anxiety under control, this workbook can help you start today.
“This is a comprehensive guide to managing anxiety and finding emotional balance! It offers interventions to calm a hypervigilant alert system, increase activity to burn adrenaline, and retrain the brain to decrease reactions to stimuli—all through engaging activities with easy-to-follow instructions. A GREAT workbook for teens struggling with anxiety!”
—Christina Reese, LCPC, PhD, psychotherapist and author of Attachment and The Attachment Connection
“If you are searching for a highly recommended self-help resource that will enable your teen to learn to manage their anxiety, get this workbook. In this revised edition, Lisa Schab encourages self-reflection and discovery through thought-provoking questions, and simultaneously equips adolescents with a toolbox full of useful strategies and accessible skills that they can readily apply to daily practice. Especially today, any anxious teen can benefit from these techniques.”
—Stephanie Margolese, PhD, clinical psychologist, associate professor of psychiatry and assistant professor of psychology at McGill University, and author of My Brain Team and Sam’s Big Secret
“I find this workbook such a great resource for teens and myself as a therapist. Most teens I encounter, personally and professionally, experience some level of anxiety. This workbook offers helpful information, new tools, and fun activities to help improve insight. I have found it to be an easy read and I highly recommend it to everyone.”
—Stacy Spang, certified family-based mental health therapist for the Family Counseling Center of Armstrong County, PA
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