Superhero Therapy (eBook)
Psychologist Janina Scarlet and Marvel and DC Comics illustrator Wellinton Alves join forces to offer teens Superhero Therapy—a dynamic, illustrated introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). With this fun, outside-the-box self-help guide, teens will discover how to vanquish inner super villains such as anxiety, depression, anger, or shame; explore their unique superpowers; and become their own Superhero questing for what matters to them.
“Psychologist Scarlet, a childhood survivor of the Chernobyl nuclear explosion, draws on the techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in this innovative approach to helping readers with emotional and psychological difficulties.” —Publishers Weekly “Eye-catching art and a focus on setting simple, achievable daily goals, makes this a promising alternative to more conventional self-help programs.” —BooklistWinner of the United Nations Association’s Eleonor Roosevelt Human Rights Award! A hero’s journey always begins with a struggle—what’s yours? For the first time ever, psychologist Janina Scarlet and Marvel and DC Comics illustrator Wellinton Alves join forces to create Superhero Therapy—a dynamic, illustrated introduction to acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you vanquish your inner monsters, explore your unique superpowers, and become a Superhero questing for what matters to you.Haven’t you ever wanted to be a Superhero? Wished that you could have amazing superpowers, such as super-strength, the ability to fly, or the ability to heal people? Or maybe you wished that you could travel through time and space, enjoying the many adventures that you would encounter along the way? Many of us wish we had special abilities to help us navigate through life—especially when super villains like anxiety, depression, anger, or shame make an appearance.This fun, unique, and “outside-the-box” self-help guide provides everything you need to begin your very own superhero training using evidence-based ACT and mindfulness skills. Within these colorful pages, you’ll team up with a group of troubled heroes—inspired by both fictional characters and real-life people—enlisted at the Superhero Training Academy. By learning to face up to their inner villains and monsters, these characters will inspire you to overcome your problems as well. When you’re finished, you’ll have a slew of new tools you can use—like mindfulness, self-compassion, and values—to help you conquer whatever life throws your way.Sometimes life is hard, and it takes super inner super strength to succeed and reach your goals. With this fun and unique guide under your belt, nothing will stand in your way.
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