The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls by Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls: A Guide to Recovery from Sexual Assault and Abuse 

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Raychelle Cassada Lohmann, PhD, LPC, and Sheela Raja, PhD

If you’ve been sexually abused or experienced sexual trauma, you may feel confused, angry, ashamed, and unable to move forward emotionally. You’re not alone. Like many teens who’ve been abused, you may be tempted to keep the secret locked deep inside and feel uncomfortable discussing your struggles with others. If so, this book can help you find your voice.

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This empowering workbook will help you move past your trauma and serve as a comforting reminder that you are strong and resilient. Healing is possible—and with healing, comes victory. In this book, you’ll find true stories from other teen survivors, and in reading the stories you’ll find reassurance in knowing you aren’t alone in your experiences. You’ll also find practical and proven-effective strategies and exercises to help promote emotional healing and reclaim your sense of self.

Sexual abuse or trauma may be a part of your past, but it doesn’t need to define who you are now. This book will help you as you start on the path toward healing so you can move forward with confidence.

Read the Kirkus Review on this book HERE.

“A (sadly) necessary, practical tool for young women who’ve survived sexual abuse and assault.”(Nonfiction. 12 & up) (Kirkus Review – 2016)

“The Sexual Workbook for Teen Girls” is available in English, Turkish and Vietnamese.

The Anger Workbook for Teens by Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

The Anger Workbook for Teens 

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Does your anger get the best of you? Do you find yourself feeling embarrassed when you lose your cool with friends, parents, or teachers? Does your temper cause you to get into trouble at home or school? If so, you aren’t alone. Lots of teens struggle with difficult emotions like anger. But if you find yourself feeling angry all the time, or begin taking your frustrations out on the people you love the most, it’s time to make a change. This fully revised and updated edition of The Anger Workbook for Teens includes brand-new skills and activities to help you deal with troublesome emotions without losing control. You’ll find out what’s triggering your anger, learn to be more aware of your thoughts and how you react to them, and discover skills and techniques for managing difficult feelings in the moment Most importantly, you’ll learn healthy strategies for dealing with anger that will help you thrive in every area of life!

“The Anger Workbook for Teens” is available in Chinese, Dutch, English, French, Korean, Turkish.

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Teen Anxiety by Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

Teen Anxiety 

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Today’s teens are faced with all sorts of decisions, dilemmas and difficulties, from exam worries to friendship and relationship problems. The result is that anxiety is an increasingly common problem, and professionals need practical ways of helping these anxious teens.

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Teen Anxiety is a practical manual to use with teenagers to help them cope with anxious feelings. With 60 easy-to-do activities based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), teenagers can be helped to understand what triggers their anxiety; the importance of taking care of themselves; how to work through anxious feelings, fear, stress, and panic; and how to accept and manage thoughts and emotions. Part 1 of the book provides a guide to CBT, ACT and what anxiety is, and the manual also includes scaling questions for assessment and graphs to track progress.

This ready-to-use manual, packed with information and activities, will be invaluable to professionals working with anxious teenagers.

Staying Cool... When You're Steaming Mad by Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad 

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As teen anger simmers and erupts with increasing frequency in middle and high chools across the nation, counselors’ ability to help teens cope with and appropriately channel anger is more important than ever.

Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad is an anger-management curriculum designed for use with individuals, groups, or in classroom settings. The program’s 10 sessions guide you from group formation through an easy-to-follow, session-by-session exploration of anger topics to group closure.

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Featured topics are:
Beginning The Group (Session 1) Understanding Anger (Session 2) Communicating Anger (Sessions 3–4) Expressing Anger (Sessions 5–6) Thinking About Anger (Sessions 7–8) Transforming Anger (Session 9) Closing The Group (Session 10)Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad also includes suggestions for identifying candidates and supplemental activities helpful to students who need more skill-based practice. If you have ever had to diffuse an angry client, witnessed the suspension of a student who took anger to the extreme, or known a student whose bottled-up anger was waiting to explode, Staying Cool … When You’re Steaming Mad is for you.

The Bullying Workbook for Teens by Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

The Bullying Workbook for Teens:
Activities to help you deal with Social Aggression and Cyberbullying

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From New Harbinger Publications
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann & Julia V. Taylor
Foreword by Haley Kilpatrick

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Being a teenager is difficult enough without having to worry about bullying. If you have experienced bullying or cyberbullying, you aren’t alone. Bullying and cyberbullying are at an all-time high, and the effects of both can be tremendous for a young person who is already dealing with major school, life, and home stressors.

The Bullying Workbook for Teens incorporates cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help ease anxiety, fear, stress, and other emotions associated with being bullied. The workbook is made up of 42 step-by-step self-help activities designed to help you learn anti-bullying tips and strategies, manage emotions such as anxiety, fear, anger, and depression, and learn constructive communication skills to help you express your feelings.

With this workbook as your guide, you will also learn how to identify toxic friendships, how to build your own self-confidence, and importantly, how to ask for help when bullying gets out of control. The exercises in this book are designed to be useful in everyday situations, so that you gain helpful tools to help you combat bullying or cyberbullying in your life. Bullying can happen to anyone, but there is hope to make a change and stand up for yourself, once and for all.

If you are experiencing bullying, this book will offer sound psychological support to help you gain confidence in yourself and in your interactions with others. It is also a great resource for parents, educators, and counseling professionals.

The Bullying Workbook for Teens is a remarkable, relevant resource for both teens and professionals. The activities are engaging and offer practical strategies to help teens work through and cope with bullying situations, while also raising their self-confidence. As I read it, I found tools to implement in my own work with teens. This book offers eye-opening insights and will be useful to any teen who has been victimized by bullies.”
—Rosalind Wiseman, author of Queen Bees & Wannabes, the book that inspired the motion picture, Mean Girls

The Bullying Workbook for Teens is a non-judgmental companion, reflection aid, and an ‘aha’ moment-maker for isolated teens. It’s also a much-needed tool for clinicians. I recommend it highly and look forward to using it myself.”
—Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out

15-Minute Focus: Anger, Rage, and Aggression

15-Minute Focus: Anger, Rage, and Aggression

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From National Center for Youth Issues
Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

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In 15-Minute Focus: Anger, Rage, and Aggression, Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann gives counselors and educators a primer on how to support students who struggle with anger, rage, and aggression.

It is often said that the aftermath of a storm is worse than the storm itself, and the same is true about anger, rage, and aggression. Unfortunately, the repercussions of anger can be extensive, and the cleanup process is often met with hefty consequences and vast destruction.

Anger-related issues are the most common reasons children are referred for mental health services. Prolonged periods of anger and aggression have been linked with depression, suicide, substance use, and more long-term psychological and physical health issues such as anxiety, cardiovascular disease, and premature death.

In this book, you’ll discover:

  • The distinct characteristics of anger, rage, and aggression and how they differ
  • The causes and symptoms of anger, rage, and aggression
  • Ways to integrate culturally inclusive practices
  • Strategies for self-regulation and de-escalation
  • Ways to support parents and families dealing with anger, rage, and aggression

We have to help our students learn coping skills early. By doing so, we may be helping them live longer and more meaningful lives. This book will help you better understand the scope of anger, rage, and aggression but, most importantly, support you in helping your students learn effective ways to manage anger, rage, and aggression.

15-Minute Focus - Growth Mindset, Resilience, and Grit

15-Minute Focus: Growth Mindset, Resilience, and Grit

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Raychelle Cassada Lohmann

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Harnessing Internal Superpowers for Student Success

In 15-Minute Focus: Growth Mindset, Resilience, and Grit, Dr. Raychelle Cassada Lohmann offers counselors and educators data-driven strategies to help students cultivate a growth mindset, nurture resilience, and build grit.

Each generation is shaped by the history of time, and at no other time has a young generation been exposed to so much adversity. This generation of young people has been exposed to pandemics, recessions, economic insecurities, racial and systemic injustices, mass shootings—some of those occurring in schools—and acts of terrorism. Is it any wonder mental health issues are soaring?

Despite all these obstacles, however, many young people will find healthy ways to cope, persevere, and rise to the top. Which leads to the question, “What makes some youth prevail and others struggle?” While there may be no clear-cut answer to this question, the root may lie in their ability to use the superpowers growth mindset, resilience, and grit. Although these three superpowers are related, they also serve distinct, diverse purposes to help us prevail and thrive. This book will share the transformational power of applying these crucial elements to our lives.

You’ll discover:

  • Growth Mindset, Resilience, and Grit as superpowers
  • Ways to create a supercharged environment
  • The benefits of cognitive defusion
  • The power of optimism
  • Tips for increasing grit in students
  • Ways to partner with families to empower resilience

This book is just as much about you as your students. When we learn to tap into our superpowers, we can teach others to tap into theirs, too. Growth mindset, resilience, and grit are the internal components that help youth maximize their potential, persevere, and bounce back from setbacks.