Recommended Reading


    Breaking Free: Help for Survivors Of Childhood Sexual Abuse

    Carolyn Ainscough & Kay Toon (Sheldon Press)

    Overcoming Childhood Trauma

    Helen Kennerley (Constable & Robinson)


    Overcoming Anger and Irritability

    William Davies (Robinson)

    Managing Anger

    Gael Lindenfield (Harper Collins)

    Anxiety and Stress

    Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway

    Susan Jeffers (Vermillion)

    Overcoming Anxiety

    Helen Kennerley (Constable & Robinson)

    Mind Over Mood

    Greenberger and Padesky (Guildford Press)

    Overcoming Social Anxiety & Shyness

    Gillian Butler (Constable & Robinson)


    How To Go On Living When Someone you Love Dies

    Therese A. Rando, PhD (Bantam)

    A Special Scar: The experiences of people bereaved by suicide

    Alison Wertheimer (Routledge)



    Andrea Perry (Worth Publishing)

    Confidence Building

    Helping Adolescents and Adults to Build Self-Esteem

    Deborah Plummer (Jessica Kingsley)


    Overcoming Depression

    Paul Gilbert (Constable & Robinson)

    Dealing with depression

    Dr Caroline Shreeve (Piatkus)

    I Had A Black Dog

    Matthew Johnstone (Robinson) Shel

    Depression – The Way out of Your Prison

    Dorothy Rowe (Brunner Routledge)

    Eating Disorders

    Getting Better Bite by Bite

    Ulrike Schmidt and Janet Treasure (Psychology Press)

    Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa – A self help guide using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

    Freeman & Cooper (Constable & Robinson)

    Bulimia Nervosa & Binge Eating

    Peter Cooper (Constable & Robinson)

    Panic attacks

    Panic Attacks

    Christine Ingram (HarperCollins)


    Never Good Enough – How to use Perfectionism to your advantage without letting it ruin your life.

    Monica Ramirez Basco (Simon & Schuster)

    When Perfect Isn’t Good Enough

    Martin Anthony and Richard Swinson (New Harbinger Pubs)


    Isn’t it about time: How to stop putting things off and get on with your life.

    Andrea Perry (Worth Publishing)

    Self Esteem and Assertiveness

    Self Esteem- McKay and Fanning (New Harbinger Pubs)

    Change for the Better

    Elizabeth Wilde McCormick (Sage)

    Self Esteem

    Gael Lindenfield (Harper Collins)

    Assert Yourself

    Gael Lindenfield (Harper Collins)

    Overcoming Low Self-Esteem

    Melanie Fennell (Constable & Robinson)

    Self harm

    Healing The Hurt Within

    Jan Sutton (How To Books)


    Loving Ourselves – The Gay and Lesbian Self Esteem Book

    Kimeron Hardin (Alyson Books)


    Overcoming Insomnia and Sleep Problems

    Colin Espie (Constable & Robinson)


    The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook

    M Davis, E Robbins Eshelman and M Mckay (New Harbinger Publications)

    Teach Yourself Managing Stress

    T. Looker and O. Gregson(Hodder Arnold)