From the heart and soul of lifelong mental health sufferer Adam Shaw, combined with the expert mind of the talented and leading psychologist Lauren Callaghan, this book is for young sufferers of anxiety, worry, OCD and panic attacks, and their parents. It is cohesively divided into two parts and is geared towards children from 6 years old up to 17 years old.
About the Authors:
Lauren Callaghan (CPsychol, PGDipClinPsych, PgCert, MA (hons), LLB (hons), BA), born and educated in New Zealand, is an innovative industry leading psychologist based in London. Lauren was a psychologist at the specialist national treatment centres for severe obsessional problems in the UK and is renowned as an expert in the field of mental health, recognised for diagnosing and successfully treating OCD and anxiety related illnesses in particular. In addition to appearing as a treating clinician in the critically acclaimed and BAFTA award winning documentary Bedlam, Lauren is a frequent guest speaker on mental health conditions in the media and at academic conferences. Lauren also acts as a guest lecturer and honorary researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry Kings College, UCL.
Adam Shaw is a world wide mental health advocate, philanthropist, author, owner of a large mental health publishing company and co-founder of the successful global charity, The Shaw Mind Foundation. Adam lives in the UK and is married with 5 children. Now in recovery from mental health issues himself, he is committed to helping others suffering from debilitating mental health issues through the global charity he co-founded, The Shaw Mind Foundation. www.shawmindfoundation.org