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UBC Press Fall 2018 Trade Catalogue, featuring selections from our distributed publishers

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No Weigh!!
A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom
By (author): Signe Darpinian By (author): Wendy Sterling By (author): Shelley Aggarwal
9781785928253 Paperback, Trade English General Trade : Age (years) from 13 - 18 SELF-HELP / Eating Disorders & Body Image Jul 19, 2018
$25.95 CAD
Active 154 x 228 x 13 mm | 300 gr 192 pages Jessica Kingsley Publishers
This is a body-positive and connected eating workbook for teens aged thirteen through sixteen.

This excellent workbook for teens aged thirteen through sixteen promotes positive body image and a healthy relationship to food. It also gives sensible, no-nonsense advice on how to prevent disordered eating of all kinds. It breaks down myths about diets and is full of tools and strategies to support connected eating, body positivity, and balanced exercise.

Authored by expert multi-disciplinary team, including adolescent therapist, dietician and adolescent medicine specialist.

Maintaining a positive body image is a growing concern among teenagers.

Book will fit a teen's lifestyle perfectly, content can be read quickly and the exercises completed as time permits.

Book has been written inclusively for teen audience who are cis-gender (male or female), gender-fluid, or transgender.

Shelley Aggarwal worked with the Stanford Division of Adolescent Medicine for several years and is an expert in adolescent health and eating disorders. She is currently the Medical Director of the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Medical Clinic. Wendy Sterling is a registered dietitian and an expert in eating disorders as well as the team nutritionist for the Oakland A's. Wendy has also been a consultant for the Golden State Warriors and was the former dietitian for the NY Jets. Signe Darpinian is a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as a certified eating disorder specialist. Signe treats eating disorders and is a public speaker at renowned institutions such as Pinterest Headquarters.

Practical, fun, funny and incredibly useful. Want to embrace your life and yourself? Dip in anywhere, and you'll get stuff you need - and want - to use. IMHO, there's no way to live without No Weigh! - Joe Kelly, Co-Founder, New Moon Girls and author of Dads and Daughters

No Weigh! will guide you to realize that 'happy is the new hot', and how to snuff out thoughts about a negative body image and debunk myths about diets. Every teen needs this book right now! - Louann Brizendine M.D., author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain

The journey through adolescence is made a bit easier in the hands of this trio of experts who share their wisdom about food, sleep, weight, texting, exercise, emotions and more. Teens (and their parents) are skillfully guided through this potential minefield by science-based, compassionate advice and with gentle humor laid out in short, easy-to-read chapters--with plenty of questions to invite reflection and space for teens to journal their responses. - Karen R. Koenig, author of seven books on eating and weight, including Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating

No Weigh! is a must-read for teens! This easy-to-read, informative book is sure to change lives. - Jenni Schaefer, author of Life Without Ed, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, and Almost Anorexic

No Weigh! is a must-read for teens dealing with body image and self-esteem issues. This engaging and readable book boils down the science on how to really develop a healthy sense of self. - Kristina Saffran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Project HEAL

No Weigh! is a must-read for teens, and there are very few books currently on market like it. Written directly for teenagers, it hits on the major themes of adolescence such as nutrition and body concerns, sleep, and dealing with the ups and downs of emotions. This expert multi-disciplinary team engages the reader with quick chapters, case examples, interactive activities, while also adding in science and the input from experts from all over the country. This is a book that both kids and parents will love, and that schools will embrace. - Bonnie Altman, PsyD., School Psychologist, New York City

No Weigh! Should be on every middle and high school's required reading list! Authors Darpinian, Sterling, and Aggarwal have created an easy-to-digest, fun, and interactive workbook that addresses core concerns for teens - stress, sleep, nutrition, and body image. This book is sure to be a hit with teens everywhere. - Casey Crosbie, RD, CSSD, Program Director at The Healthy Teen Project, Los Altos, CA and co-author of How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder: A Simple, Plate-by-Plate Approach to Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food.

No Weigh! is the resource I've wished for as a psychologist and eating disorder specialist for years! It is an accessible, easy-to-understand read for teens and parents. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants an affirming read for compassionately connecting with your body through the teen years. - Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS, Licensed Psychologist, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, author of Recover Your Perspective, and host of The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast

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