From a dread of spiders to panic attacks, kids have worries and fears, just like adults. This is a book kids can turn to when they need advice, reassurance, and ideas. They’ll find out where fears and worries come from, practice Fear Chasers and Worry Erasers, and learn to seek help for hard-to-handle fears they can’t manage on their own.
About the Author
Dr. James J. Crist is a psychologist specializing in children with ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorders. He is the Clinical Director and a Staff Psychologist at the Child and Family Counseling Center in Woodbridge, Virginia, where he provides psychological testing and individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults.
Table of Contents
|Part 1||Getting to Know Your Fears and Worries||6|
|Chapter 1||Kinds of Fears and Worries||7|
|Chapter 2||Where Do Fears and Worries Come from?||15|
|Chapter 3||Fear Chasers and Worry Erasers||22|
|Chapter 4||Going Further: Pencil and Paper Exercises||43|
|Part 2||Getting Help for Hard-to-Handle Problems||54|
|Chapter 5||When Fears Are Out of Control (Phobias)||55|
|Chapter 6||Fear of Being Away from Family Grown-ups (Separation Anxiety)||64|
|Chapter 7||Constant Worrying for Months at a Time (Generalized Anxiety Disorder)||73|
|Chapter 8||Fear That Stops You in Your Tracks (Panic Attacks)||79|
|Chapter 9||Thoughts and Actions You Just Can't Stop (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder)||87|
|Chapter 10||Stress and Fear from a Terrible Memory (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder)||98|
|Chapter 11||How Experts Can Help||106|
|A Note to Grown-ups||114|
|About the Author||123|
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What to Do When You're Scared & Worried: A Guide for Kids based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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I found this book to be very helpful. Not only is it an interactive book it is written for the child. There are hands on activities, stories from other children, advice and scenarios. This is all on a chapter to chapter basis, so you work on one area at a time.
Very cute book! Self help book for young kids to help them answer questions in there daily life and how to handle different situations. Cute Book!