Help your child conquer self-destructive behaviours and build self-esteem
By Mandy Saligari
TV therapist Mandy Saligari reveals how to approach your child's mental health issues by tackling the self-destructive behaviours that are often behind them
Take a proactive approach towards your child's mental health and discover how to have the conversations that will be life-saving and life-changing.
With a foreword by Benny Refson, President of the children's mental health charity Place2Be
The pressures faced by children and adolescents today are unprecedented, and the corresponding statistics around poor mental health deeply alarming. Behind every mental health issue, from addiction to ADHD, lies a host of underlying problems that need addressing but as a worried parent it's hard to know where to focus. What do you do if your child struggles with anxiety? Is self-harming? Has developed an unhealthy relationship with eating, exercise, technology or alcohol?
Proactive in approach, top addiction therapist Mandy Saligari provides the tools to help you identify and address the self-destructive patterns of behaviour, to stop them in their tracks. Her practical framework reveals how you can adapt your own behaviour and equip your child to develop emotional intelligence, resilience and self-esteem.
Mandy Saligari is an addiction, parenting and relationship expert with a strong media platform. She specialises in individuals and families affected by broad-spectrum addiction and addictive processes. She is a highly respected and established expert- passionate about helping people live healthy, happy, addiction free lives and preventing addiction running through families and society. She is passionate about dispelling the myths surrounding addiction and mental health. Mandy is also committed to regular talks at schools on early intervention, addiction, emotional coping mechanisms and self-esteem. Mandy has 3 children.
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07 Feb 2019
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This book will change how we bring up our families — Simon Woodroffe OBE
A book with really helpful insights... we should all read knowing that we can make a difference — Dame Benny Refson, DBE President of Place2Be
Mandy is a like a surgeon for emotions. Through my work at Big Change, I know it's easier to grow a strong child than fix a broken adult and early prevention is key to breaking negative cycles ... I highly recommend this book — Sam Branson, co-founder of Big Change
The book gives guidelines and positive structures that can aid complicated, delicate and personal situations ... an incredibly useful source to have as a parent — Jude Law