The Teen Girl's Survival Guide Ten Tips for Making Friends, Avoiding Drama, and Coping with Social Stress by Lucie Hemmen
  

The Teen Girl's Survival Guide Ten Tips for Making Friends, Avoiding Drama, and Coping with Social Stress

Written by Lucie Hemmen
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Synopsis

The Teen Girl's Survival Guide Ten Tips for Making Friends, Avoiding Drama, and Coping with Social Stress by Lucie Hemmen

As you face new academic and social pressures, you may feel more stressed out than ever before. You want to relate to your peers, but you may not have the skills you need to successfully navigate the social world. Grounded in evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), this book will help you develop simple and effective ways to connect with your fellow teens while still remaining uniquely you. In the book, you'll discover tips for finding your strengths, identifying negative self-talk, understanding social situations, and making new friends. Most importantly, you'll discover key strategies for creating a strong sense of self-knowledge and self-appreciation-two key building blocks for succeeding in the social world, and beyond. If you're ready to move past all the BFF drama and clique mentality, and start making truly positive connections with others, this book will show you the way.

Reviews

Finally, the guidebook to adolescence so many women I know wish they'd had, but can now offer their daughters, patients, students, and friends.

-have on bookshelves.

--Jennifer Shannon, MFT, clinical director at the Santa Rosa Center for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and author of The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens The Teen Girl's Survival Guide nails the challenging and emotional nuances of growing up girl. The tips and tools Hemmen suggests are refreshingly honest, wise, and heartfelt. I look forward to sharing this resource with teens, parents, and educators.

--Michelle Skeen, PsyD, psychologist, author of Love Me, Don't Leave Me, and radio host of Relationships 2.0 with Dr. Michelle Skeen on KCAA 1050-AM In The Teen Girl's Survival Guide, Lucie Hemmen uses a down-to-earth and engaging format to help readers manage critical teen issues, from social media stress to friend communication to self-esteem and sound decision-making skills. Teens will enjoy the advice from older girls, quizzes, and self-awareness exercises on topics they grapple with in their everyday life, while supervising adults will take comfort in the wisdom and solid guidance provided for keeping girls on track for making safe social choices.

'next level!'

--Dzung Vo, MD, author of The Mindful Teen This thoughtful book will inspire teen girls to be their best self, their most authentic self, and to navigate social media and texting. A wise guide for every teen girl.

--Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW, psychotherapist, international speaker, and author of several books, including Surviving the Emotional Roller Coaster, Relationships Skills 101 for Teens, and Don't Let Your Emotions Run Your Life for Teens Finally, the guidebook to adolescence so many women I know wish they d had, but can now offer their daughters, patients, students, and friends.

Emily Roberts, MA, LPC, psychotherapist and author of Express Yourself Lucie Hemmen s book provides ten fantastic tips that will help any teen girl thrive more in her life. The quizzes in each chapter are fun to take, and help to focus both on strengths and areas to work on. This book gives invaluable guidance on how to navigate the exciting and challenging world of social media.

Julia V. Taylor, MA, author of The Body Image Workbook for Teens, Salvaging Sisterhood, and Perfectly You; and coauthor of G.I.R.L.S. (Girls in Real Life Situations) and The Bullying Workbook for Teens Hemmen guides the readers through every important challenge that teen girls face. She provides excellent tips and tools that will help them successfully navigate these critical years. Readers will not only survive, but thrive!

Lisa M. Schab, LCSW, psychotherapist and author of The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens, The Anxiety Workbook for Teens, and Beyond the Blues The Teen Girl s Survival Guide is packed with powerful skills to help you develop and grow healthy relationships and positive connections. It helps you to identify and build on the skills you already have, and to discover and try out new ones along your journey of self-discovery, as you figure out who you are and where you fit in. The best part of the book is the wisdom and experience of actual teens in their own words teens who really get it, and can help you navigate social landmines and take your connectedness to the next level!

Lara Honos-Webb, PhD, author of The ADHD Workbook for Teens, The Gift of ADHD, The Gift of ADHD Activity Book, and more (http: //www.addisagift.com) I remember how hard it was to be a teen, and I think the bullying, peer pressure, and expectations have only increased over the years. Lucie Hemmen s The Teen Girl s Survival Guide provides helpful exercises for teen girls to increase self-awareness, and concrete skills to help improve self-esteem and reduce the chaos and drama teen girls often encounter. This is a lovely book that aims to help teen girls think about and move toward the person they truly would like to be.

The Teen Girl s Survival Guide nails the challenging and emotional nuances of growing up girl. The tips and tools Hemmen suggests are refreshingly honest, wise, and heartfelt. I look forward to sharing this resource with teens, parents, and educators.

Salvaging Sisterhood, and Perfectly You ; and coauthor of G.I.R.L.S. (Girls in Real Life Situations) and The Bullying Workbook for Teens

Lisa M. Schab, LCSW, psychotherapist and author of The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens,

The Teen Girl s Survival Guide is packed with powerful skills to help you develop and grow healthy relationships and positive connections. It helps you to identify and build on the skills you already have, and to discover and try out new ones along your journey of self-discovery, as you figure out who you are and where you fit in. The best part of the book is the wisdom and experience of actual teens in their own words teens who really get it, and can help you navigate social landmines and take your connectedness to the next level!

About the Author

Lucie Hemmen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has worked for over twenty years to strengthen communication between teens and parents. She is author of several books for teens and parents, including Parenting a Teen Girl and The Bullying Workbook for Teens. The mother of two teen daughters named Marley and Daisy, Hemmen lives and practices in Santa Cruz, CA.

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Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Lucie Hemmen
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Publisher

New Harbinger Publications

Publication date

1st November 2015

ISBN

9781626253063


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