What to Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety (What to Do Guides for Kids)

August 30, 2014 - Comment

“What to Do When You Worry Too Much” is an interactive self-help book designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of generalized anxiety. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, this book educates, motivates, and empowers children to work towards change. It includes a

“What to Do When You Worry Too Much” is an interactive self-help book designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of generalized anxiety. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, this book educates, motivates, and empowers children to work towards change. It includes a note to parents by psychologist and author Dawn Huebner, PhD.

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Andrea Polk says:

Kids can relate to the ideas in the book. – Updated 08/17/14 When your child’s anxiety overtakes and consumes their joy, you’d buy 200 books if they’d help your child to feel better. Don’t buy 200 books… BUY THIS ONE for your child.My daughter is 9, but reads at 8th grade level, so I was a bit apprehensive about getting this book for her; fearing she’d think it was too baby-ish. Much to my surprise and delight, she loves the book! She says “I love the pictures. It’s kind of funny and I like that it has activities to do. The book has good…

Michelle S. Saidel "Child and Adolescent Psyc... says:

Excellent intervention As any mental health provider will tell you, Anxiety disorders are one of the most frequent problems children face. Trying to help a frightened child talk about the problem and address their fears is often difficult. Children fear that even talking about the problem will make it worse. Dawn Huebner’s book provides the solution. In developmentally appropriate and engaging scenarios, Dr. Huebner puts the problem in perspective and introduces interventions and activities which are fun and…

J. Peterson says:

Great, except for one part… Towards the end of Kindergarten, our happy easy going son began to fear he that I would forget him. I’d pick him up from school to find him in tears, and as summer came on, the anxiousness only got worse. Never being forgotten once, he suddenly had this unexplainable fear that I would. Reasoning with him didn’t work, he’d get “stuck” on this fear.I bought several books, and this one has been great for the most part. Here are the reasons why:1. Large, easy to read font, my…

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