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Find Your Fierce: How to Put Social Anxiety in Its Place (Hardcover)

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Teens will become their bravest and fiercest selves and overcome social anxiety disorder with this helpful, upbeat book written by an expert in the field.

Social anxiety is tough, but teens don't have to figure it out alone. This empowering book will walk them through strategies that work. From practicing mindfulness to relaxing their bodies, readers can train their brains to help them gradually get back to doing more of what they love to do. These tools will help teens manage anxiety in the future and keep it from managing them.

This book uses evidence-based skills from cognitive behavioral therapy to give teens a toolkit to help kids overcome their anxiety and move toward becoming their bravest, fiercest selves.

"This terrific book is designed for teens but adults will find it very helpful, too. It is engaging, straight-forward, and full of examples and practical ideas to help individuals overcome their difficulties with anxiety in a step-by-step format. Concepts are clearly described and specific instructions help the reader put essential skills into practice. I highly recommend this book "--Judith S. Beck, Ph.D., President, Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy Author of Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Basics and Beyond.

"Offers real-world strategies that are supported by decades of research ...This impressive book is fun, engaging, and makes complex concepts easy to read, understand, and practice....Required reading for all teens and young adults ..."--Shannon M. Bennett, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Psychology in Clinical Psychiatry, Site Clinical Director, NYP Youth Anxiety Center, Director, Tourette Syndrome Center of Excellence at Weill Cornell

Lively chapters will engage teens and caregivers alike.
Chapter 1: What is Social Anxiety, and What can I do About it?
Chapter 2: The Power of Emotions
Chapter 3: Cognitive Coping
Chapter 4: Mindfulness
Chapter 5: Relaxation Exercises
Chapter 6: Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Chapter 7: Making the Most of Exposures
Chapter 8: Relapse Prevention
Chapter 9: Self-Care
Chapter 10: What Next?

About the Author

Jacqueline Sperling, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, faculty at Harvard Medical School, and the co-founder and Co-Program Director of the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program at McLean Hospital. She also is the author of the young adult nonfiction book, Find Your Fierce: How to Put Social Anxiety in Its Place and a contributor for Harvard Health Publishing. Dr. Sperling specializes in implementing evidence-based treatments, such as cognitive behavioral therapy, and working with youth who present with anxiety disorders and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder. She also focuses on providing parent guidance by using treatments, such as behavioral parent training, to help families address children's internalizing and externalizing behaviors. Anya Kuvarzina graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and earned her MA from Goldsmiths University. She blogs about illustration on YouTube and Instagram. She lives in London, UK. Visit, @TreesForAnya on Facebook and Twitter, and @anyakuvarzina on Pinterest.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781433833625
ISBN-10: 143383362X
Publisher: Magination Press
Publication Date: September 7th, 2021
Pages: 160
Language: English

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