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Category: YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION

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  • Being a teen in today’s fast-paced, media-saturated world is difficult, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed or stressed out. To help, Amy Saltzman—author of A Still Quiet Place—offers a comprehensive workbook to help teens manage daily stressors and challenges in their lives, whether at home, school, or with friends. Using proven-effective mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) techniques, teens will learn to balance emotions, stay focused, and experience the natural quietness that lives within.

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  • What’s your procrastination type? That’s the question author Jennifer Shannon asks teens in this fun and illustrated book. Blending acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioral strategies, A Teen’s Guide to Getting Things Done helps teens recognize and understand their procrastination habits, discover the strengths of their unique procrastination type—warrior, pleaser, perfectionist, or rebel—and find the motivation they need to meet important deadlines and reach their highest goals.

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  • Beyond the Blues is an invaluable tool in providing a comprehensive approach to treating depressed teens. The 40 illustrated activities include helping teens be more assertive, finding ways to make friends, handling conflicts, and of course, dealing with sad and difficult feelings. Recent studies tell us that only half of depressed teens get the help they need; this book can make the difference. Simple, effective solutions to: Help Teens Deal with Sad and Difficult Feelings; Be More Assertive; Find New Ways to Make Friends.

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  • Communication is an essential life skill that every teen must learn. But in an age of social media, texting, and ever-evolving technology, teens are—more than ever—forgetting how to engage in real, face-to-face communication, a critical skill for their future success. Based on the classic New Harbinger best-seller, Messages, this book teaches teens necessary skills, such as assertiveness, active listening, and compassion, to help them become effective communicators in the real world, away from their electronic devices. By following the practical, skills-based tips in each chapter, teens will learn powerful communication techniques to last a lifetime.

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  • You aren’t what you think! That’s the message in this powerful, evidence-based workbook for teens who struggle with negative thinking habits. In this practical guide, a licensed psychologist and a health journalist offer a transdiagnostic, cognitive behavioral approach to help readers break free from the nine most common negative thinking habits that make teens sad, worried, angry, and stressed.

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  • For anyone with intense fears and phobias, every day can feel like a roller-coaster ride. This is especially true for teens. In this powerful book, a clinical psychologist and anxiety expert presents a proven-effective approach to overcoming fears and phobias using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). Teen readers will find practical skills for coping with the thoughts, emotions, physical sensations, and behaviors that accompany phobias, as well as useful strategies to help them handle the situations that cause fear.

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  • Gossip, teasing, and bullying can have a devastating effect on teenage girls. Coping with Cliques was developed to help girls develop a positive identity during these difficult years. The activities in this book equip girls with the tools they need to deal with cyber-bullying, social isolation, pressure to be sexy, and other issues that arise in middle school and high school.

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  • This spellbinding graphic novel follows the adventures of Violet—a young witch whose parents were murdered when she was a child. As she wages war against necromancers and demons, Violet learns to overcome her internal monsters as well. Dark Agents seamlessly weaves together evidence-based acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) skills into a comic book format to help teach teens and young adults about mindfulness, acceptance, and self-compassion.

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  • Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens presents a dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) workbook to help teens manage difficult emotions and unhealthy coping mechanisms. Teens with depression, anxiety, anger, bipolar disorder, and borderline personality disorder will learn to take charge of their own feelings and start feeling calmer and more stable. Skills learned include mindfulness, emotion regulation, crisis management, and interpersonal relationship techniques. Based on the bestselling workbook Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life, this guide will help teen readers get along with family and friends, and cope with the highs and lows of adolescence in healthy and productive ways.

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  • Now a teen self-help classic, Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens has already helped more than 150,000 teen readers take charge of their emotions using proven-effective dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) skills. This fully revised and updated second edition offers teens even more strategies for managing difficult feelings, and includes new material on acceptance, overcoming shame, the role of values in emotion regulation, body-based practices for finding calm, and more.

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  • “Turn mindless eating habits into mindful eating habits.” That’s the message Susan Albers—author of Eating Mindfully and the New York Times bestseller Eat Q—offers teens in this important workbook. With this guide, teen readers will find clinically proven mindfulness-based activities to help them avoid overeating, make healthier food choices, and start feeling good about their bodies.

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  • In Express Yourself, a practicing psychotherapist teaches teen girls how to communicate effectively and show assertiveness in any situation, whether it is online or at school, with friends, parents, bullies, cliques, or crushes. Teen girls will learn effective techniques based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to promote positive interactions with others, tips for dealing with difficult emotions, and strategies to boost self-esteem and confidence.

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  • Black girls living in predominantly White environments face unique challenges on the road to adulthood. In Finding Her Voice, three racial justice experts and advocates offer Black teen girls important self-empowerment skills, and provide activities and exercises to help teen readers challenge dominant culture, cultivate self-compassion, and build resilience in a world filled with microaggressions and discrimination.

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  • Free from OCD includes forty activities designed to teach teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy strategies for overcoming their fears and compulsions.

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  • It’s okay for teens to feel angry once in a while—it’s how they react to anger that really matters. Rather than teaching teens to suppress their anger, this much-needed book offers a comprehensive mindfulness program to help young readers harness the power of anger in positive ways. Using the author’s innovative “Listen, Look, Leap” process, teens will learn to understand and channel anger into healthy expressions of creativity, advocacy, and empowerment.

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  • Based on the bestselling book Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life by acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) founder Steven Hayes, Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for Teens helps readers identify and act on their values, even when faced with difficult emotions and life events.

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