As heard on Radio 2's Chris Evans breakfast show, this is the new book from the creator of the chimp management mind model and author of the million copy selling The Chimp Paradox.
Helping children to understand and manage their emotions, thinking and behaviour with TEN helpful habits. My Hidden Chimp is an educational book for children to work through with an adult or by themselves.
The book offers parents, teachers and carers some ideas and thoughts on how to help children to develop healthy habits for life. The science behind the habits is discussed in a practical way with exercises and activities.
The neuroscience of the mind is simplified for children to understand and then use to their advantage.
AUTHOR: Prof Steve Peters is a Consultant Psychiatrist who specialises in the functioning of the human mind. He currently works across a range of areas including corporate work, health, education, elite sport and with all members of the public including families and children. In all areas he helps people to understand how their mind works, gaining insight into their own unique mind and situation and then attaining skills to optimise performance and quality of life.
His work, both current and past, in the field of Psychiatry and Education includes, the National Health Service for over twenty years; Clinical Director of Mental Health Services, Forensic High Secure Hospital work with individuals with dangerous personality disorders, Senior Clinical Lecturer in medicine at Sheffield University since 1994, Undergraduate Dean for over 10 years, and visiting Professor at Derby University. He holds degrees, higher degrees and postgraduate qualifications in Medicine, Mathematics, Education, Medical Education, Sports Medicine, and Psychiatry.
He is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and is on the College Membership Panel for examinations; He acted as a member of the Therapeutic Use Exemption Panel for UK Sport for over ten years and has been an expert witness to WADA (World Anti-doping Agency); he has attended four Olympic Games and multiple World Championships working with over twenty Olympic and National teams. He is Chair of the Anti-Doping and Medical Committee for World Masters Athletics; and is the CEO of his own charity-supporting company, Chimp Management. He is the author of the best-selling personal development book The Chimp Paradox.