Reading Recommendations

YOUNG PEOPLE

  • Am I Depressed and What Can I do About It? A CBT self-help guide for teenagers experiencing low mood an depression – Shirley Reynolds and Monika Parkinson
  • Be Resilient: How to Build a Strong Teenage Mind For Tough Times – Nicola Morgan
  • Blame my Brain – Nicola Morgan
  • Body Brilliant – A Teenage Guide To A Positive Body Image – Nicola Morgan
  • Keep your Cool – How to Deal with Life’s Worries and Stress – Dr Aaron Balick
  • Positively Teenage – A Positively Brilliant Guide to Teenage Life – Nicola Morgan
  • The Awesome Power of Sleep: How Sleep Super-Charges Your Teenage Brain – Nicola Morgan
  • The Teenage Guide to Friends – Nicola Morgan
  • The Teenage Guide to Life online – Nicola Morgan
  • The Teenage Guide to Stress – Nicola Morgan
  • You Are Awesome – Matthew Syed

DEPRESSION

  • How to Help your Loved One Overcome Depression – Dr Nicola Ridgeway & Dr James Manning
  • Living with a Black Dog – How to take care of someone with depression while looking after yourself – Matthew & Ainsley Johnstone
  • Reasons to Stay Alive – Matt Haig
  • Shoot the damn dog – A Memoir of Depression – Sally Brampton
  • The Recovery Letters – Addressed to People Experiencing Depression – Edited by James Withey and Olivia Sagan

LIFE & MIND BOOKS

  • A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled Mind – Ruby Wax
  • Daring Greatly – How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent and Lead – Brene Brown
  • How to be Human – The Manual – Ruby Wax
  • How to stay Sane – Philippa Perry – The School of Life
  • Ikigai – The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life – Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles
  • Notes on a Nervous Planet – Matt Haig
  • Sane New World – Ruby Wax
  • The Book You Wish Your Parents had Read (and Your Children Will be Glad That You Did) – Phillipa Perry
  • The Silent Guides – Understanding and developing the mind throughout life –Professor Steve Peters
  • The Things You can See Only When You Slow Down – How to be Calm in a Busy World – Haemin Sunim
  • This Too Shal Pass – Julia Samuel
  • Why Love Matters – How Affection Shapes A Babie’s Brain – Sue Gurhardt

NEURODIVERSITY

  • The Asperger Couple’s Workbook – Practical Advice & Activities for Couples and Counsellors – Maxine Aston – Foreword by Tony Attwood
  • The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome – (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Maxine Aston
  • Women with Autism: Accepting and Embracing Autism Spectrum Disorder as You Move Towards an Authentic Life -Claire Jack PH.D

RELATIONSHIPS

  • How to do Relationships – Anjula Mutanda
  • Relationships – The School of Life
  • The Relate Guide to After the Affair – How to build Trust and Love Again – Julia Cole
  • The Relate Guide to Better Relationships – Sarah Litvinoff
  • The Relate Guide to Loving Yourself Loving Another: The importance of Self-Esteem for Successful Relationships – Julia Cole
  • The Relate Guide to Sex & Intimacy – Cate Campbell