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All the books mentioned below can be reserved for collection. To reserve a copy please email These books will also be displayed during The Learning Centre click and collect times (8.30-9.30am and 12.30-1.30pm) in the Crush Hall.

Anxiety and panic attacks

  • Anxiety is really strange by Steve Haines
  • Starving the anxiety gremlin: A cognitive behavioural therapy workbook on anxiety management for young people by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • Panic attacks by Christine Ingham

Bereavement and grief

  • A Manual for Heartache: How to feel better by Cathy Rentzenbrink
  • Grief Works: Stories of Life, Death and Surviving by Julia Samuel
  • Love and Loss: A Roots of Greif and its Complications by Colin Murray Parkes

Bullying and peer pressure

  • Bullies, Cyberbullies and frenemies by Michele Elliott
  • Kindness Wins: A simple no-nonsense guide to teaching our kids how to be kind online by Galit Breen
  • Vicious: True Stories by Teens About Bullying Edited by Hope Vanderberg of Youth Communication

Depression and low mood

  • Am I Depressed and what can I do about it? By Shirley Reynolds and Monika Parkinson
  • Living with a Black Dog: How to take care of someone with depression while looking after yourself by Matthew and Ainsley Johnstone
  • Taming the Black Dog: How to beat depression by Patrick Ellverton

Eating disorders and body image

  • Can I tell you about Eating Disorders? By Bryan Lask and Lucy Watson
  • Disordered Eating Series Editor: Cara Acred
  • Overcoming Binge Eating: The proven program to learn why you binge and how you can stop by Dr. Christopher G. Fairburn

Mindfulness and meditation

  • A Mindfulness guide for the frazzled by Ruby Wax
  • Mindfulness for busy people: Turning frantic and frazzled into calm and composed by Dr Michael Sinclair and Josie Seydel
  • Quiet the Mind: An illustrated guide on how to meditate by Matthew Johnstone


  • Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by David Veale & Rob Wilson
  • Touch and Go Joe: An Adolescent’s Experience of OCD by Joes Wells
  • Understanding Obsessions and Compulsions: a self-help manual by Dr Frank Tallis


  • The Body Bears the Burden: Trauma, Dissociation, and Disease by Robert C. Scaer, MD
  • The Body Remembers: The Psychophysiology of Trauma and Trauma Treatment by Babette Rothschild
  • Traumatic Stree: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body and Society

Self harm

  • 101 Distractions from depression, self-harm (and other soul-destroyers) by Sophia Gill
  • Self-Harm: The path to recovery by Dr. Kate Middleton and Sara Garvie
  • Stopping the pain: a workbook for teens who cut & self-injure by Lawrence E. Shapiro, PhD.


  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome by Frankie Campling & Michael Sharpe
  • Overcoming Chronic Fatigue by Mary Burgess with Trudie Chalder
  • Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems by Colin A. Espie


  • Fighting Invisible Tigers: Stress Management for Teens by Earl Hipp
  • Stress Pocketbook by Mary Richards
  • The Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workbook by Martha Davis, PhD, Elizabeth Robbins Eshelman, MSW, Matthew McKay, PhD