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Banish your body image thief: a cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on building positive body image for young people

Banish your body image thief: a cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on building positive body image for young people

Collins-Donnelly, Kate, author

The body image thief is a sneaky character - if you're not careful, he'll steal away all your positive feelings about your body from your 'Body Image Vault', leaving only the negative ones behind. How can you banish him? Fortify your vault with positive self-beliefs so he can't break in! This imaginative workbook contains activities and strategies to help you build up positive thoughts, feelings and beliefs about your body. This title includes blank sections to be filled in by the reader

Book. English.
Published London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Kate Collins-Donnelly
ISBN: 1849054630, 9781849054638
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Includes blank sections to be filled in by the reader.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 239 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 25 cm
Subject: People and Places.; Non-Fiction 9+.; Body image in children Juvenile literature.; Body image in adolescence Juvenile literature.; Society.; Cognitive therapy for teenagers Juvenile literature.; Cognitive therapy for children Juvenile literature.

Contents

  1. Acknowledgements.
  2. About the Author.
  3. Introduction.
  4. 1. What is Body Image? 2. Your Body Image.
  5. 3. You're Not on Your Own.
  6. 4. How a Negative Body Image Develops
  7. Introducing the Body Image Vault and the Body Image Thief! 5. How a negative Body Image Develops
  8. Influences.
  9. 6. How a Negative Body Image Develops
  10. Thoughts.
  11. 7. How a Negative Body Image Develops
  12. Feelings.
  13. 8. How a Negative Body Image Develops
  14. Behaviours.
  15. 9. Impacts of a Negative Body Image.
  16. 10. Banishing Young Body Image Thief
  17. An Introduction.
  18. 11. Banishing Young Body Image Thief
  19. Managing Your Thoughts and Beliefs.
  20. 12. Banishing Young Body Image Thief
  21. Managing Your Behaviours.
  22. 13. Body Image Dos and Don'ts.
  23. 14. Summing Up! Appendix
  24. The Body Image Quiz Answers.
  25. Information for Parents and Professionals.
  26. References.

Author note

Kate Collins-Donnelly has worked as a therapist, psychologist, criminologist and anger management consultant based in the UK for many years. She presently runs a successful independent consultancy practice which provides cognitive behavioural therapy, counselling, coaching and training, and is head of the Psychological and Criminological Research Division. She is the author of Starving the Anger Gremlin, Starving the Anxiety Gremlin, Starving the Stress Gremlin and Banish Your Self-Esteem Thief.

Reviews

The book is full of case studies and exercises... The book is aimed at boys and girls aged 10-18, though I think it could be used by slightly younger children (perhaps 8+) with support and guidance. It starts off by helping young people to understand what body image is and why it's important before considering negative body image and the impact a negative body image can have... The activities and case studies are all presented in an accessible and friendly style. The book is beautifully presented and I can imagine a young person being very motivated to complete the activities. Whilst it is designed as a self-help guide to be completed sequentially from beginning to end, I think there is plenty of scope for confident parents and practitioners to cherry pick relevant activities or sections where time is short or where there is need for a rapid and specific focus... therapists, school counsellors, pastoral staff and parents may find that it is a useful addition to the recovery toolbox.
In Our Hands blog||Katie uses her expert knowledge to help children develop a positive self- image... This book offers useful self-help activities to banish negative thoughts about your body. As a wellbeing mentor, I have found this book to be extraordinarily helpful; it has been used with some of my clients and I have started to recommend it to parents. An invaluable book, all young people should read.
Wellbeing Mentor blog