The Mental Wellbeing Team has worked with the Library to identify a range of books to help you manage your health and wellbeing through helpful reading.

All books are on 4-week loans – shelved on the moving shelves at the back on each floor, You can use LibrarySearch to check availability and reserve.

In addition, you are also welcome to join the Mental Wellbeing Team’s weekly book group on a Tuesday (during Term Time) to discuss your reading and share your experiences. To join the group please email

Depression/Low Self-Esteem





Gilbert, Paul

Overcoming Depression 3rd Edition

616.852706 GIL

3rd Floor

Fennell, Melanie

Overcoming Low Self-Esteem, 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

158.1 FEN

1st Floor

Brosan, Lee

An Introduction to Coping with Depression, 2nd Edition

616.8527 BRO

3rd Floor

Veale, David; Wilson, Todd

Manage Your Mood: How to Use Behavioral Activation Techniques to Overcome Depression

616.852706 VEA

3rd Floor

Cree, Michelle

Compassionate Mind Approach To Postnatal Depression

618.760651 CRE

3rd Floor

Anxiety Disorders

Hogan, Brenda

An Introduction to Coping with Anxiety, 2nd Edition

616.8522 HOG

3rd Floor

Gournay, Kevin

Sheldon Short Guide to Phobias and Panic

616.85223 GOU

3rd Floor

O'Connor, Annemarie

Body Image Problems and Body Dysmorphic Disorder : The Definitive Treatment and Recovery Approach

158.1 OCO

1st Floor

Challacombe, Dr. Fiona

Break Free from OCD

616.85227 CHA

3rd Floor

Kennerley, Helen

Overcoming Anxiety, 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

152.46 KEN

1st Floor

Veale, David; Willson, Rob

Overcoming Health Anxiety: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

616.8525 VEA

3rd Floor

Manicavasagar, Vijaya

Overcoming Panic, 2nd Edition : A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

616.85223 MAN

3rd Floor

Butler, Dr. Gillian

Overcoming Social Anxiety and Shyness, 2nd Edition : A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

616.8522 BUT

3rd Floor

Freeston ; Meares, Kevin

Overcoming Worry and Generalised Anxiety Disorder, 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

616.8522 FRE

3rd Floor

Eating Disorders

Schmidt, Ulrike; Treasure, Janet; Alexander, June

Getting Better Bite by Bite: A Survival Kit for Sufferers of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorders

616.85263 SCH

3rd Floor

Fairburn, Christopher G.

Overcoming Binge Eating, Second Edition: The Proven Program to Learn Why You Binge and How You Can Stop

616.852606 FAI

3rd Floor

General CBT Skills

Pollard, Clair

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) : Your Toolkit to Modify Mood, Overcome Obstructions and Improve Your Life

616.891425 POL

3rd Floor

Greenberger, Dennis

Mind Over Mood : Change How You Feel by Changing the Way You Think

616.8527 GRE

3rd Floor

Scott MD, FRCPsych, Professor Jan

Overcoming Mood Swings

616.85270651 SCO

3rd Floor


Morris, Sue

An Introduction to Coping with Grief, 2nd Edition

155.937 MOR

1st Floor

Jordan, Mary

Essential Guide to Life After Bereavement : Beyond Tomorrow

155.937 CAR

1st Floor


Williams, Professor Mark

Mindfulness : A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world

158.12 WIL

1st Floor

Davies, Dr William

Overcoming Anger and Irritability, 2nd Edition : A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

152.47 DAV

1st Floor

Meadows, Guy

Sleep Book: How to Sleep Well Every Night

616.8498 MEA

3rd Floor

White, Jim

Stress Control : a mind, body, life approach to boosting wellbeing

155.9042 WHI

1st Floor


Long term health conditions

The team has also identified books to support those students managing long term health conditions.





Jenner, DR Chris, MB BS, FRCA, FFPMRCA


616.722 JEN

3rd Floor

Matthews, Jane

Carer's Handbook 3rd Edition: Essential Information and Support for All Those in a Caring Role

362.0425 MAT

2nd Floor

Matthews, David; Meston, Nikiki; Dyson, Pam; Beatty, Sue; Shaw, Jenny; King, Laurie; Pal,


616.462 DIA

3rd Floor

Pemberton, Sue; Berry, Catherine

Fighting Fatigue

616.0478 PEM

3rd Floor

Nicholls, Kathleen

Go Your Crohn Way: A Gutsy Guide to Living with Crohn's Disease

616.344 NIC

3rd Floor

Goodhart, Dr Frances

How to Feel Better : Practical ways to recover well from illness and injury

615.851 GOO

3rd Floor

Arroll, Megan A.; Dancey, Christine P.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

616.342 ARR

3rd Floor

Nicholas, Michael

Manage Your Pain : Practical and Positive Ways of Adapting to Chronic Pain.

616.0472 NIC

3rd Floor

Burch, Vidyamala

Mindfulness for Health : A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing

362.1960472 BUR

2nd Floor

Burgess, Mary

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue 2nd Edition: A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

616.0478 BUR

3rd Floor

Cole, Frances ; MacDonald, Helen ; Carus, Catherine

Overcoming Chronic Pain : A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioural Techniques

616.0472 COL

3rd Floor

Lorig, Dr Kate, DrPH

Self-Management of Long-Term Health Conditions

362.196044 LOR

2nd Floor