A QUICK, HANDS-ON BOOK OF EXERCISES CLINICALLY PROVEN TO MANAGE ANXIETY Teens today are more stressed than ever. Whether they face problems with school, friends, parents or all of the above, teens need help. Based on cognitive behavioral therapy, the most widely used and popular anxiety therapy among clinicians, 101 Ways to Conquer Teen Anxiety offers dozens of beneficial quizzes, activities, tips and illustrations to help teens: * Identify the most common anxiety triggers * Learn essential skills to prevent anxiety attacks * Redirect risky behavior, including substance abuse and self-harm * Understand the options of therapy and medication * Overcome the spike-and-relapse cycle From mindfulness meditation and the repetition of positive mantras to diaphragmatic breathing and nature walks, the activities in this book both calm the body and keep thoughts from spiraling.
Dr. Thomas McDonagh is a licensed clinical psychologist working in multiple practices in San Francisco, CA, including the Pacific Coast Psychiatric Associates and San Francisco Stress and Anxiety Center. He specializes in working with teens and adults suffering with anxiety, panic and stress. He lives in San Francisco. Jon Patrick Hatcher is a professional non-fiction writer and runs the website stateofanxiety.com, focusing on coping with relationships and breakups. He lives in Fremont, CA.