Dark Agents, Book One (eBook)
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.
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.In this groundbreaking comic book for teens and young adults, we meet Violet—a witch whose parents were murdered by an evil necromancer when she was only six years old. Running from country to country, as well as from herself, Violet never gets a chance to fully process her traumatic experience.When she turns 19, Violet begins training at the Underworld Intelligence Agency (UIA) in hopes of becoming a Dark Agent—someone tasked with keeping the balance between the world of the living and the world of the undead. During her training, Violet hopes to finally overcome her fear of death and take control of her emotions, but instead she finds that mindfulness, vulnerability, and acceptance are the skills most necessary to help her succeed.Blended seamlessly throughout the story are elements of a powerful and evidence-based treatment called acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Whether or not you’ve experienced a traumatic event like Violet, you’ll find valuable skills you can apply to your own life to help you conquer your demons and hone your unique superpowers.Note for therapists: Dark Agents presents the core skills of ACT in a fun, narrative format to appeal to teen readers. In this comic, teens will learn all about mindfulness, defusion, self-compassion, and values-based living. The book doesn’t feel like a therapist recommendation—which is exactly what makes it perfect for your teen clients!
Relationship Skills 101 for Teens (eBook)$16.75Select options
In Relationship Skills 101 for Teens, best-selling author of Don’t Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens, Sheri Van Dijk offers teens powerful tools to regulate their emotions and create better relationships—whether it’s with parents, friends and peers, or dates. Using skills based in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), teens will learn to take control of their emotions and reactions in order to respond effectively to peer pressure, bullying, and gossip, and navigate the myriad social issues that make these years so challenging.
The Perfectionism Workbook for Teens (eBook)$14.15Select options
Unhealthy perfectionism causes us to hold ourselves to impossibly high standards that can result in low self-esteem, severe anxiety, and self-destructive behavior—and in our high-pressure society, teens are especially vulnerable. With this workbook, based in proven-effective therapies like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), teens will develop the self-compassion and mindfulness tools they need to counteract the dire effects of perfectionism and develop new, healthy skills for setting and achieving goals and boosting self-esteem.
The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls (eBook)$15.15Select options
One in three teen girls will experience sexual abuse before they turn eighteen, and this trauma can leave them feeling confused, angry, ashamed, and unable to move forward emotionally. In this important, much-needed workbook, a counselor and trauma specialist offers young women inspirational real-life stories from survivors and powerful, evidence-based tools to help them heal and reclaim their lives after experiencing sexual abuse or trauma.
The PTSD Workbook for Teens (eBook)$15.15Select options
In The PTSD Workbook for Teens, a trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) specialist offers worksheets and exercises to help teens recover from traumatic events and symptoms of PTSD, such as insomnia, flashbacks, hypervigilance, and depression. This workbook is based in evidence-based treatments for PTSD, including trauma-focused cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT).