Useful Literature & Books

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The use of books for therapeutic purposes is known as bibliotherapy. Self-help books have been used in this way for many years and are now being recommended as part of psychological therapy. There is strong evidence for the effectiveness of self-help books based on a cognitive behavioural approach.

 

The following books are available to all students at the library in IT Sligo:

 

 
Book Title Author & Year
Issues Relating to Alcohol
An Introduction to Sensible Drinking Marcantonio Spada, 2011

Anger Issues

Act on Life Not Anger Georg Eifert et al, 2006

Anxiety Issues

An Introduction to Coping With Anxiety
Brenda Hogan & Lee Brosnan, 2007

Anxiety Issues

Overcoming Anxiety Helen Kennerley, 2004

Anxiety Issues

An Introduction to Coping With Health Anxiety Charles Young & Brenda Hogan, 2007

Anxiety Issues

An Introduction to Coping With OCD Lee Brosnan, 2007

Anxiety Issues

Overcoming Perfectionism Roz Shafran & Sarah Egan, 2010

Anxiety Issues

Assertiveness for Men and Women Gael Lindenfield

Anxiety Issues

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spritual Enlightenment Eckhart Tolle

Bereavement Issues

An Introduction to Coping with Grief Sue Morris, 2010

Body Image

Overcoming Body Image Problems David Veale, 2009

Issues Relating to Abuse

Breaking Free: Help for Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
Carolyn Ainscough & Kay Toon, 2000

Depression

Coming Through Depression Tony Bates, 2011

Depression

Overcoming Depression Paul Gilbert, 2009

Issues Relating to Eating

An Introduction to Coping With Eating Problems
Gillian Todd, 2011

Issues Relating to Eating

Overcoming Anorexia Nervosa
Christopher Freeman & Peter Cooper, 2009

Issues Relating to Eating

Overcoming Bulimia Nervosa & Binge-Eating
Peter Cooper, 2010

Issues Relating to Eating

Overcoming Weight Problems
Jeremy Gauntlett-Gilbert & Clare Grace, 2005

Relationships

Hold Me Tight: Seven Conversations For A Lifetime of Love Sue Johnson, 2011

Self-Esteem Issues

An Introduction to Improving Your Self-Esteem
Melanie Fennell with Lee Brosnan, 2011

Self-Harm

 

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation & Distress Tolerance Matthew McKay et al, 2007  

Sexual Issues

Overcoming Sexual Problems
Vicki Ford, 2010

Sleep Issues

An Introduction to Coping With Sleep Problems
Colm Espie, 2011

Attachment Issues

The Drama of Being a Child : The Search for the True Self
Alice Miller

Attachment Issues

Toxic Parents: Overcoming Their Hurtful Legacy and Reclaiming Your Life
Susan Forward

Autism

I am Special: Introducing Children and Young People to their Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Peter Vermeulen, 2008