Don't want to get out of bed in the morning? Feeling as though the light is fading at the end of the tunnel? You may be suffering from depression, a condition Winston Churchill referred to as the Black Dog. taming the Black Dog is a simple guide to managing depression, which an estimated 1 in 5 people will suffer in one form or another at some time in their lives. Modelled on Bev Aisbett' s successful LIVING WItH It, tAMING tHE BLACK DOG has a unique blend of wit and information and is an invaluable guide for both chronic sufferers of depression as well as anyone with a fit of 'the blues'.
Bev Aisbett is an author, illustrator, cartoonist and counsellor. She has had over 10 books published, most notably LIVING WITH IT: A SURVIVOR'S GUIDE TO PANIC ATTACKS and TAMING THE BLACK DOG: A GUIDE TO OVERCOMING DEPRESSION. Over the last 15 years, Bev's freelance illustrations and cartoons have appeared in the major press and numerous community and corporate publications; she has also worked for Australia's leading publishing houses. An experienced counsellor, Bev has designed a unique recovery program designed to educate people about anxiety and provide them with the tools with which to build their own recovery, just as Bev herself had done. The Art of Anxiety workshop (formerly Working with IT) has since guided thousands of people in the 'art' of effectively managing anxiety and related conditions since 1998. http://www.bevaisbettartofanxiety.com/