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Let's Talk About CBT

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy: what it is, what it's not and how it can be useful.


May 26, 2020

How does doing more of what matters help teenagers with low mood and depression? And what can we all learn from this, particularly at the moment? Prof Shirley Reynolds speaks to Dr Lucy Maddox.


Show Notes

If you want to know more the following resources might be helpful.


Shirley has written two books about depression in teenagers, one for teens and one for parents:

For parents: Teenage Depression:  CBT Guide for Parents

For adolescents: Am I Depressed and What Can I Do About It?


BABCP website

Register of BABCP accredited therapists

These resources about child and adolescent mental health might also be useful

Young Minds


Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Other resources

Shirley is running a course with Future Learn from 1st week in June about adolescent depression – aimed to help parents and professionals understand and help young people who struggle with low mood:

Have you seen the BABCP animation about what CBT is? Only 1 minute long and available here:

Photo by Daria Tumanova on Unsplash

Podcast episode produced by Dr Lucy Maddox for BABCP