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    • ISBN:9781472136404
    • Publication date:01 Dec 2016

Superhero Therapy

A Hero's Journey through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

By Janina Scarlet
Illustrated by Wellinton Alves de Faria

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A dynamic new illustrated introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) using relatable examples drawn from the world of comics, sci-fi and fantasy.

Did you ever want to become a Superhero? Did you ever wish you could get magical powers or travel through the universe, across time and space?
This dynamic new self-help book is designed to help heroes who are struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, shame and trauma.
Written by Dr. Janina Scarlet, the leading advocate of superhero therapy, a new technique that helps you to recover from common psychological and emotional problems by showing your concerns are mirrored in the stories of extraordinary superheroes from fiction. The book takes you through the core concepts of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) which will better arm you to face the challenges of your superhero quest.
Illustrated by talented comic book artist Wellinton Alves, this book tells the tale of a group of troubled heroes enlisted at the Superhero Training Academy (inspired both by fictional characters and real-life people who have benefited from this therapy), learning to overcome their problems using the techniques of ACT. This will appeal to readers with a geeky side to their nature, or anyone just seeking to find their inner superhero.

Biographical Notes

Janina Scarlet (Author)
Dr. Janina Scarlet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Center for Stress and Anxiety Management and a scientist at Alliant International University. She is experienced in using ACT to treat anxiety, depression, and trauma. In addition, she has contributed chapters to Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Star Wars Psychology, Star Trek Psychology, The Walking Dead Psychology and Game of Thrones Psychology.

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  • ISBN: 9781472136411
  • Publication date: 01 Dec 2016
  • Page count: 112
  • Imprint: Robinson
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