The Depression Workbook for Teens


The Depression Workbook for Teens

Don’t face depression alone―advanced tools for teens.

You can feel better and The Depression Workbook for Teens is going to help you do it. Drawing on the most effective and up-to-date techniques―including cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness―this depression workbook is filled with helpful exercises designed specifically for teens that will help you conquer depression. Develop the skills you need to manage your emotional wellbeing and bring happiness back into your life.

Get information all about depression―its symptoms, causes, and risk factors―so you can identify the differences between normal stress and depression. There is a light at the end of the tunnel―The Depression Workbook for Teens will show you the way.

The Depression Workbook for Teens includes:

  • Just for teens―Tackle your depression head-on using a depression workbook filled with strategies written with your unique needs (and time constraints) in mind.
  • Useful tools―With quizzes, journaling prompts, conversation starters, and more, you’ll discover simple skill-building exercises to improve your mood and build your self-esteem.
  • Practical problem solving―Find ways to work through the challenges you’re facing―including fighting with your parents, getting up in the morning, struggling with homework, and more.

The Depression Workbook for Teens gives you the helping hand you need to get through this difficult time.

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Editorial Reviews

—―John Duffy, PsyD, best-selling author of The Available Parent and Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

“The Depression Workbook for Teens provides the only thorough and comprehensive resource to help teenagers understand and manage their depressive symptoms. Teens experience depression differently than other populations, and author Katie Hurley walks the reader through the definitions, symptoms, tools, and resources with ease and grace. . . . It addresses most every question a teen might have, as well as many issues they may not have previously considered. This workbook is empowering, encouraging, thought-provoking, and hopeful on every beautiful page. It will prove to be an invaluable tool in my practice and for any teens suffering from depression or depressive symptoms.”

―Marilyn Price-Mitchell, PhD, developmental psychologist, researcher, and founder of Roots of Action

“For teens who may feel overwhelmed or sad, this book offers real answers to common questions about depression and its causes. Hurley provides tools and exercises to assess your feelings so you can take action to feel better. Regardless of your personality, you’ll learn how to practice healthy coping strategies that will help you through depression and on the way to feeling more joyful about your life.”

―Carla Naumburg, PhD, LICSW, author of How to Stop Losing Your Sh*t with Your Kids

“The Depression Workbook for Teens is packed with information, insights, and strategies that will empower readers to face their struggles and manage their symptoms. Hurley tackles tough topics (such as stress, perfectionism, substance use, and social dynamics) in a way that is realistic, relevant, skillful, engaging, and hopeful. The quizzes, worksheets, real-life examples, and toolkits are useful for any teen, regardless of the details of their challenges. I highly recommend this book to any teen dealing with depression, and to the parents, educators, and clinicians in their lives.”

―Dr. Joanne Foster, gifted education and child development expert, author of ABCs of Raising Smarter Kids

“The Depression Workbook for Teens is insightful, flexibly responsive, and full of practical strategies. Katie Hurley augments essential understandings with quizzes, trackers, activities, and resources. The book’s design elements are uplifting, and the author’s messages will reassure and empower readers. A stellar addition to the literature on adolescent health and well-being!”

―Rachel Macy Stafford, New York Times bestselling author of Hands Free Mama, Hands Free Life, and Only Love Today

“Katie Hurley has a gift for meeting young people right where they are and equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to cope with difficult emotions and turbulent times. Written in a supportive manner that empowers and reassures, The Depression Workbook for Teens removes the stigma around mental health so young people can learn to manage negative thoughts and feelings when they become overwhelming. It is my greatest hope that every teen will have access to this life-giving guide that offers true healing, healthy habits, and a clear path to a happier life.”