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.
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 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Teenage-Depression-CBT-Guide-Parents/dp/147211454X
For adolescents: Am I Depressed and What Can I Do About It? https://www.amazon.co.uk/Am-Depressed-What-Can-About/dp/1472114531/ref=pd_lpo_14_t_0/260-4076808-4951665?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1472114531&pd_rd_r=bd1ea151-b4d3-40bc-99bc-583aa3824613&pd_rd_w=xtKq9&pd_rd_wg=CFBxI&pf_rd_p=7b8e3b03-1439-4489-abd4-4a138cf4eca6&pf_rd_r=MFANFKSAD9RE92R6XS65&psc=1&refRID=MFANFKSAD9RE92R6XS65
BABCP website www.babcp.com
Register of BABCP accredited therapists https://www.cbtregisteruk.com/
These resources about child and adolescent mental health might also be useful
Young Minds https://youngminds.org.uk/
Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health https://www.acamh.org/
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: https://www.mooc-list.com/course/understanding-depression-and-low-mood-young-people-futurelearn
Have you seen the BABCP animation about what CBT is? Only 1 minute long and available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRijYOJp5e0
Podcast episode produced by Dr Lucy Maddox for BABCP