The Bullying Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Social Aggression and Cyberbullying
Being a teenager is difficult enough without having to fear for your safety. For teens who have experienced bullying at school, or even cyberbullying while online, it's important to know that they aren't alone. Bullying and cyberbullying are at an all-time high, and the effects of both can be tremendous for a young person who is already dealing with major stresses like getting good grades and transitioning into adulthood.
The Bullying Workbook for Teens incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help ease anxiety, fear, stress, and other emotions associated with being bullied. The workbook is made up 42 step-by-step self-help activities designed to help teens learn anti-bullying tips and strategies; manage emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger, and depression; and learn constructive communication skills to help young people express their feelings.
With this workbook as a guide, teens will also learn how to identify toxic friendships, how to build self-confidence, and importantly, how to ask for help when bullying gets out of control or if you are feeling suicidal. The exercises in this book are designed to be useful in everyday situations, so that teens can combat bullying or cyberbullying in their lives. Whether a teen is straight A student, a cheerleader, a member of the LGBT community, or encompass all of these things, he or she should know that bullying can happen to anyone. But there is hope to make a change and stand up for oneself, once and for all.
For teen victims of bullying, this book will offer sound psychological support to help them gain confidence in themselves and in their interactions with others. It is also a great resource for parents, educators, and counseling professionals.
This book is from New Harbinger Publications, which for 40 years has brought readers effective, scientifically sound self-help books that deal with a range of topics in psychology, health and personal growth. All of New Harbinger’s books are grounded in science, careful research, and a tradition of empirically validated clinical practice.
"The Bullying Workbook for Teens is a remarkable, relevant resource for both teens and professionals. The activities are engaging and offer practical strategies to help teens work through and cope with bullying situations, while also raising their self-confidence. As I read it, I found tools to implement in my own work with teens. This book offers eye-opening insights and will be useful to any teen who has been victimized by bullies.” -- -Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes, the book that inspired the motion picture, Mean Girls