Anxiety-Free Kids : An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children

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Anxiety-Free Kids offers parents strategies that help children become happy and worry free, methods that relieve a childs excessive anxieties and phobias, and tools for fostering interaction and family oriented solutions. Using a unique companion approach that offers two books in onea practical, reader-friendly book for parents and a fun workbook for kidsthis solutions-oriented guide utilizes the cognitive-behavioral approach to therapy by integrating the parent in the childs self-help process.

Research has shown that if left untreated, children with anxiety disorders are at higher risk to perform poorly in school, to have less-developed social skills, and to be more vulnerable to substance abuse. The author employs cognitive-behavioral therapy, the most empirically supported treatment of anxiety disorders, along with a family approach to build a supportive team to help kids with anxiety successfully overcome their worries.

Covering the six most commonly occurring anxiety disorders in childhoodgeneralized anxiety, separation anxiety, specific phobias, social phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorderthis book gives kids and their parents successful strategies for achieving relaxation, conquering worries, challenging faulty thinking patterns, developing positive self-talk, and facing ones fears.

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Author Bonnie Zucker
Publisher Prufrock Press
Publication Date 2009
Edition No
Pages 280
ISBN13 9781593633431