My Intense Emotions Handbook


Relatable insights and practical strategies for navigating intense emotions as a teen or young person. Drawing on DBT techniques and stories from young people themselves, this guide will build resilience for coping with overwhelming feelings, so readers aged 14 can have healthy relationships and tackle emotional challenges that come their way.

ISBN: 9781787753822 Author: Knowles, Sue Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Publication Date: 21st January 2021 Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers Cover: Paperback Dewey: 152.4 (edition:23) Pages: 218 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

This is a guide to the emotional and interpersonal issues you may encounter as a young adult, packed with advice and real-life stories of hope and resilience from people in similar situations. This book will help you to gain an understanding of the influence of your early emotional experiences, and share tried-and-tested strategies, drawing on a range of psychological approaches and evidence-based strategies.

This book also looks at how emotions can affect our relationships, with a focus on building empathy for others, getting what you want out of friendships and relationships and dealing with the hard parts like boundaries and saying no, making amends when needed, and recognising and breaking problematic relationship patterns.

With personal stories and resources throughout, this is a guide to refer to as little or often as you like, helping you to understand your emotions and find the strategies that work best for you.

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