ISBN: 9781803880464

Anxiety and Depression


Anxiety and Depression offers a complete guide to the difficulties and challenges commonly faced by young people with anxiety and depression at home and in school and how to help.


ISBN: 9781803880464
Author(s) : Gerri Brady
SKU: 9781803880464
Categories: , , Tag: GTIN: 9781803880464


 – part of the How to Help, Understand and Support Children and Young People series of books

Published by Pavilion PublishingAnxiety and Depression is an essential text for all parents, carers and teachers of young people who suffer with anxiety and depression. This accessible guide provides practical solutions to the ways in which parents, carers and teachers can help. The book shows how parents and professionals can successfully collaborate to achieve positive outcomes.

The book uses anonymised case studies to explore a range of presentations of anxiety and depression and describes real-life supportive approaches to help assist recovery.

The book also covers specific disorders including:

  • Phobias
  • Social Anxiety
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • GAD
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • School Anxiety
  • Low Mood
  • Clinical Depression


Parents and carers of children and young people living with anxiety and/or depression; teachers, teaching assistants, educational psychologists, school senior management teams and other education professionals; support groups; youth workers, group leaders and others interested in the socio-emotional development of young people.


Gerri Brady is an experienced psychological therapist who works with adults, children and young people and families at First Psychology Centre in Edinburgh. She has worked in a primary care adult mental health, university counselling and a specialist outreach team for schools. She is trained in CBT, Person-Centred Counselling, Trauma Focused CBT, Compassion Focused Therapy and Mindfulness. She is also qualified in Play Therapy, and she combines this with a Systemic approach for family therapy.

Geraldine works in an evidence-based way with clients with a wide range of difficulties including phobias, social anxiety, panic disorder, trauma, health anxiety, stress, OCD, GAD, mood issues, depression, anger, low self-esteem, insomnia, bereavement, relationship issues and problems of adjustment relating to life transitions. She is also experienced in working with families who are living with emotional and behavioural difficulties such as ADHD and autism.

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