The Thriving Adolescent – book downloads


The Thriving Adolescent offers powerful techniques based in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and positive psychology to help adolescents manage emotions, connect with their values, utilize mindfulness, and develop healthy relationships. The book includes worksheets, exercises, and scripts focused on helping young people develop the tools they need as they transition into adulthood. This is a must-have resource for anyone working to help adolescents thrive.

Below are the latest downloadable resources from The Thriving Adolescent:

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Downloadable worksheets:

Downloadable Strength spotting cards

  • The colour version of the cards and download link can be found – here

Downloadable video/audio resources from the book:

  • DNA video (p.48) to help young people understand these 3 skills can be found – here
  • BOLD video ( p.133) an animation to help young people remember the 4 steps of BOLD – here
  • Redefining success (p.32): See the video examples for young people – here


Downloadable mindfulness exercises from the book:

Play mindfulness exercises from the book:

Downloadable illustrations for metaphors

  • Check out the book for instructions on how to use these illustrations to help young people to see their DNA skills in action.

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figure 9b discover-girl change to 6b

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