An accessible, easy to use anxiety survival guide for young people becoming adults aged 18-25. Co-authored by psychologists and a young person with anxiety, it looks at the causes of anxiety and offers simple strategies and exercises to reduce anxious feelings.
Includes chapters on studying, moving out, interview strategies, OCD and panic attacks.
Dr Bridie Gallagher is a Senior Psychologist working for the NHS to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people in the secure estate.
Dr Sue Knowles is a senior clinical psychologist with longstanding experience of working with young people and their carers in a range of settings. She works for the psychological services organisation Changing Minds UK.
Phoebe McEwen is a college student with lived experience of anxiety.
Bridie, Sue and Phoebe are friendly and practical in their approach and provide a wide range of questions and suggestions which will boost the understanding, skills and confidence of any young adult living with anxiety.
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