Her books teach essential coping skills, guide us to our authentic selves, and convey timeless wisdom.
Put Your Anxiety Here:
A Creative Guided Journal to Relieve Stress and Find Calm
Put Your Anxiety Here is the third book in the Instant Help Guided Journal series by Lisa M. Schab. Over 80 creative guided journaling prompts set the scene for you to release anxiety in the moment as well as learn evidence-based anxiety management skills to use over time. Let go of your stress while you write, dream, color, collage, breathe, create, heal, and enjoy “therapy that doesn’t look like therapy.”
“I LOVE this book . . . It is wise, practical, creative, and healing. . .I especially value the holistic approach involving breathing, movement, drawing, music, and imagination . . . I wish I had it for my clients when I began my practice years ago!”
-Barbara Blake, RSM, MA, artist, teacher, and psychotherapist with thirty years of experience
Activities to Help You Build Confidence and Achieve Your Goals
The first edition of The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens (2013) has been translated into eight foreign languages and is recognized around the world as a leading resource for building self-esteem in teens. In 2018 it was named one of Tutorful’s best child self-esteem resources and is continually recommended on mental health websites for professionals, parents, and teens. The revised and updated 2nd Edition adds 16 critical new activities for tackling social media pressure, body dysmorphia, developing strong social skills, and more.
“An amazing resource – everything you want in a self-esteem workbook! This is a must-have on every clinician’s bookshelf, and a true gift for parents and teens alike . . .”
—Cheryl M. Bradshaw, RP, MA, author of The Resilience Workbook for Teens and How to Like Yourself
Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry
Building from the core strengths of the best-selling first edition, The Anxiety Workbook for Teens Second Edition is fully revised and updated and addresses critical current issues such as social media stress, the pressure to succeed, and managing the anxiety of stressful public events. The 46 evidence-based anxiety worksheets cover a comprehensive body of activities ranging from cognitive change (CBT) to self-soothing and grounding techniques (DBT) to problem-solving, breathwork, exercise, and nutrition.
“ . . . A brilliant guide for teens . . . this book is timely, necessary, and written in a language that teens can relate to. It is as if the author is in a teen’s head and walking in their shoes.”
—Therese Alexander-Ssebagala, LCSW, psychotherapist specializing in anxiety, Waterford, CT
Therapy that doesn’t look like therapy!
A Creative Journal for Teens with Anxiety
Best book for teen anxiety! 100 creative, engaging, and evidence-based activities help teens manage anxiety in the moment. Teens release stress by writing and shredding anxious thoughts, “texting” their anxiety, writing it a Dear John letter, calming their breathing, writing by candlelight, creating collages, peace tattoos, positive affirmations, and more. Effective for use by teens alone or with a helping adult.
“Lisa Schab has a talent for connecting with teenagers, and has proven her expertise yet again. This creative journal is stocked with prompts for teens to identify their anxious thoughts, challenge their unhelpful thinking patterns and learn new skills for managing anxiety…”
—Megan Sayre, LCSW, adolescent psychotherapist, private practice
A Creative DBT Journal for Teens With Intense Emotions
Emotional regulation skills for teens! 100 evidence-based activities help teens manage their emotions and learn coping skills while having fun. Prompts include trying “brain yoga,” mindfulness, making confetti out of intense feelings, switching from OMG to LOL, breathing into peace, concocting emotional “soothies,” acting from Wise Mind, and writing overwhelming feelings on tissue and flushing them!
“Lisa Schab has produced yet another amazing resource for those of us who work in the mental health profession. Put Your Feelings Here is a must have!”
—Stephanie L. Pettey, Psy.D. mental health coordinator and adjunct college professor in the field of school psychology
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Lisa is a practicing psychotherapist and author of 20 self-help books, including two international best-sellers. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in clinical social work from Loyola University. She believes in the power of therapeutic healing, perseverance and miracles ~ because she’s experienced them all.
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