Outsmart Your Anxious Brain: 10 Simple Ways To Beat The Worry Trick

Outsmart Your Anxious Brain: 10 Ways To Beat The Worry Trick

It’s time to outsmart your worry and anxiety. Drawing on the same cutting-edge psychology presented in author David Carbonell’s The Worry Trick, this irreverent, on-the-go guide offers ten powerful”counter-intuitive” strategies to help you put worry in its place-anytime, anywhere. Anxiety is a powerful force. It makes us question our decisions and ourselves, worry about the … Read more

Panic Attacks Workbook – A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick

Panic Attacks Workbook

With methods and exercises based on the author’s extensive clinical experience, Panic Attacks Workbook helps people understand the true nature of their panic attacks. It demonstrates the vicious cycle of habitual responses that lead to debilitating attacks, teaches how to halt this self-destructive process, and guides people along a proven path that promotes recovery. David … Read more

Break Free from OCD

Break Free from OCD

Are you plagued by obsessive thoughts, rituals or routines? Would you like to regain control over your behaviour and cast your fears aside? Whether you are compelled to wash your hands more and more thoroughly or feel the need to keep checking that you’ve turned off appliances, obsessive worries can be a drain on daily … Read more

Why Does He Do That? Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men

Why does he do that? by Lundy Bancroft

In this groundbreaking bestseller, Lundy Bancroft – a counsellor who specializes in working with abusive men-uses his knowledge about how abusers think to help women recognize when they are being controlled or devalued and to find ways to get free of an abusive relationship. He says he loves you. So…why does he do that? You’ve … Read more

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living With Borderline Personality Disorder

Highly recommended by BPDgirl – A member of the Mental Health Forum A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people with borderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that make you fear for your sanity? Are you often depressed? Do you engage in self-destructive … Read more

The Borderline Personality Disorder Workbook

Recommended by Forum Member BPDgirl Introducing a breakthrough, integrative approach to managing your borderline personality disorder (BPD). If you’ve been diagnosed with BPD you may feel a number of emotions – including shock, shame, sadness, abandonment, emptiness, or even anger. Even worse, you may be tempted to research your diagnosis online, only to find doomsday … Read more

Underneath the Lemon Tree: A Memoir of Depression and Recovery

On paper, things looked good for Mark Rice-Oxley: wife, children, fulfilling job. But then, at his 40th birthday party, his whole world crumbled as he succumbed to depression… How many men do you know who have been through periods when their lives haven’t seemed right? How badly askew were things for them? Many men suffer … Read more

An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness

A brilliant account of having bipolar and a very easy read – Calypso, Admin, Mental Health Forum ‘It stands alone in the literature of manic depression for its bravery, brilliance and beauty.’ Oliver Sacks I was used to my mind being my best friend. Now, all of a sudden, my mind had turned on me: … Read more

Shoot the Damn Dog: A Memoir of Depression

‘This brave and moving memoir challenges all the clichés about mental illness … All who know the pain of depression will find the book immensely useful, and so will their friends and relations’ Sunday Times Shoot the Damn Dog blasts the stigma of depression as a character flaw and confronts the illness Winston Churchill called … Read more

The Devil Within

This is Stephanie Merritt’s unflinchingly honest memoir exploring areas of experience commonly associated with depression, such as love, solitude and self-medication through the prism of her own experience.   Note: Buying this book through the link above helps fund the running costs of the Mental Health Forum. The book may be available through your local … Read more

Bipolar Disorder: The Ultimate Guide

“I found this helpful not only for me but for my relatives who liked the fact that the writers were relatives of people living with bipolar” – Calypso – Mental Health Forum Admin Written in a highly accessible question and answer format, this comprehensive and compassionate guide draws on the latest research, a broad range … Read more

Depression and How to Survive It

In 1982, leading psychiatrist and TV presenter Anthony Clare interviewed Spike Milligan for the radio series In The Psychiatrist’s Chair, a show in which Clare led revealing interviews with various celebrities. He was so overwhelmed by Milligan’s account of his forty years of depressive experiences that he knew he had found the person to help … Read more