Books by Professor Steve Peters
Prof Steve Peters
Creator of the Chimp Management Mind Model
A Psychological Health and Wellbeing Programme to:
Develop Robustness and Resilience
‘A Path through the Jungle’ is a structured, practical self-development programme to help you attain psychological health and wellbeing. Professor Peters explains complex neuroscience in straightforward terms with his Chimp Management Mind Model. The 8 stages of the book help you to focus on yourself, empower you and leads you along a path to robustness and resilience.
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My Hidden Chimp
Helping children to understand and manage their emotions thinking and behaviour with Ten Helpful habits.
Published 15 November 2018
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 the children to understand and then use to their advantage.
The Silent Guides
Understanding and developing the mind throughout life
Published 15 November 2018
The Silent Guides is a companion book to My Hidden Chimp.
During our childhood, we learn to manage emotions and thinking by developing coping strategies. These strategies, whether helpful or unhelpful, often progress into habits for life – our Silent Guides. The book explores some neuroscience and psychological aspects of the developing mind, unconscious thinking, behaviours, habit formation and related topics in an easy to understand way. It then offers practical ideas and thoughts for the reader to reflect on using 10 helpful habits as examples.
The Chimp Paradox
The Mind Management Programme for Confidence, Success and Happiness.
Published 5 January 2012
Professor Steve Peters explains the struggle that takes place within your mind and then shows how to apply this understanding to every area of your life so you can:
- Recognise how your mind is working.
- Understand and manage your emotions and thoughts.
- Manage yourself and become the person you would like to be.
About the author.
Professor Steve Peters – Consultant Psychiatrist – BA, PGCE, MBBS, MEd, MRCPsych, PhD, DSc, Dip Sports Med.
Steve is a medical doctor; he specialises in mental health and the functioning of the human mind and has dedicated his working life to help people get the best out of themselves and to be in a good place. His current and past experiences include: Clinical Director of Mental Health Services within the NHS at a district hospital, Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and Undergraduate Dean at Sheffield Medical School. He has spent 20 years as an examination panel member at the Royal College of Psychiatry and has been an expert advisor to World Anti-Doping Agency.
As an author he has written 4 books including the bestselling self-help book of all time in the UK, The Chimp Paradox, which has sold over a million copies – as per Nielsen TCM Chart 2020.
Other achievements include attending Downing Street for winning the senate award twice for his excellence in teaching. He has been a consultant to over 20 Olympic and national sporting teams and organisations over the course of his career.