Anxiety

Books:

  • Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety by Tony Attwood
  • Overcoming Your Child's Fears and Worries: A Self-help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques by Cathy Creswell and Lucy Willets
  • The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears by Lawrence J Cohen
  • The Panicosaurus: Managing Anxiety in Children Including Those with Asperger Syndrome by K.I.Al Ghani
  • Starving the Anxiety Gremlin for Children Aged 5-9 (Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks)
  •  by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • Starving the Anxiety Gremlin: A Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook on Anxiety Management for Young People (Gremlin and Thief CBT Workbooks) by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • The Huge Bag of Worries by Virginia Ironside
  • What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What-to-Do Guides for Kids) by Dawn Huebner
  • All Kinds of Fears: a Lift-the-Flap Book by Emma Brownjohn
  • Help! I’ve Got an Alarm Bell Going Off in My Head! How Panic, Anxiety and Stress Affect Your Body by K.L. Aspden
  • All Birds have Anxiety by Kathy Hoopmann
  • Coping with an anxious or depressed child by Dr Sam Cartwright-Hatton

Websites:

Apps:

 

Mindshift

Useful information about what anxiety is and helpful strategies to try to tackle it. There is also a nice quick tips section for use in panicky situations. Users can "favourite" the methods that work for them.

12+

Free

MoodKit

Help with low-level depression, anxiety disorders, anger management issues, etc. The skills taught include self-monitoring, identifying and changing unhealthy thought patterns, and engaging in mood-enhancing activities.

12+

$4.99

(£3.90)

Headspace

 

 

Learn meditation to reduce anxiety and stress and improve their attention and awareness; good for a beginner to establish a regular meditative routine. The skills taught include mindfulness and cognitive diffusion, breathing exercises, meditation practice, tips for increased relaxation, concentration. There are online forums, podcasts, normalizing mind-wandering and illustrating main points with videos.

*Negative is one you have signed up you received emails regularly.

12+

Free for first 10 sessions

SAM

Self-help for Anxiety Management

Self-help methods for people who want to learn how to manage their anxiety. Users can monitor their anxiety levels and visualise their anxiety profile over time. Discover and apply self-help techniques including multimedia and mini-games and share anonymous advice and ratings with the user community.

12+

Free

 

Leaflets:

How to make a worry box

 

Dealing with panic 

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