Put Your Worries Here: A Creative Journal for Teens with Anxiety


Product Number : 1015996

  • Unique journal offers 100 innovative prompts
  • Journaling a proven technique that is effective with teens
  • Created by a clinical social worker

 In this first-of-its-kind guided journal for teens, licensed clinical social worker and author of The Anxiety Workbook for TeensLisa Schab offers a creative space to help teens work through worry and anxiety using fun, engaging, and action-oriented prompts. Journaling exercises are a proven-effective adjunct to talk therapy—helping teens bypass defenses, explore feelings in a non-threatening manner, and develop trust in their own coping skills. This journal includes 100 innovative prompts that give teens a chance to release their worries and tension through writing, drawing, laughter, physical movement, self-soothing techniques, and more.


Lisa M. Schab, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with a private counseling practice in the greater Chicago, IL, area. She has authored seventeen self-help books and workbooks for children, teens, and adults, including The Anxiety Workbook for Teens and The Self-Esteem Workbook for Teens. Schab teaches self-help workshops and professional training courses on both anxiety and journaling, and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Softcover, 197 pages


Lisa Schab has a talent for connecting with teenagers, and has proven her expertise yet again. This creative journal is stocked with prompts for teens to identify their anxious thoughts, challenge their unhelpful thinking patterns, and learn new skills for managing anxiety symptoms. While the subtitle suggests this journal is for teens only, I am proof that you can be a thirty-six-year-old adult and find this creative journal both enjoyable and helpful!”
Megan SayreLCSW, adolescent psychotherapist in private practice, certified eating disorder specialist, and gender therapist

 “In Put Your Worries Here, Lisa Schab helps teens tap into their senses with art, poetry, music, and writing to creatively develop a personalized set of anxiety-management skills. Founded in solid principles of psychotherapy practice, Schab has artfully created a space for teens to use journal prompts that guide them toward self-regulation. Even better, each teen will ‘own it’ as they actively participate in making this a book of their best ideas for calming the mind, the body, and behavior of anxiety. Put your worries about getting a good journal for teens right here.”
Margaret WehrenbergPsyD, anxiety coach for professionals, international trainer, and author of The 10 Best-Ever Anxiety Management Techniques and Tough to Treat Anxiety

 “This book offers valuable, fun, creative, and simple activities that will help teens come into the present moment and retrain their anxious minds.”
Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, best-selling author of The Anxiety Survival Guide for Teens and The Shyness and Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens