Helping Your Anxious Child
Most children are afraid of the dark. Some fear monsters under the bed. But 10 percent of children have excessive fears and worries - phobias, separation anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder - that can hold them back and keep them from fully enjoying childhood. If your child suffers from any of these forms of anxiety, the program in this book offers practical, scientifically proven tools that can help. Now in its second edition, Helping Your Anxious Child has been expanded and updated to include the latest research and techniques for managing child anxiety. You'll learn how to help your child overcome intense fears and worries and find out how to relieve anxious feelings while parenting with compassion. Help your child practice ''detective thinking'' to recognize irrational worries What to do when your child becomes frightened How to gently and gradually expose your child to challenging situations Help your child learn important social skills.
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Understanding Anxiety 1 CHAPTER 1 Understanding Anxiety
Parenting an Anxious Child 72 CHAPTER 3 Learning to Think Realistically
Facing Fear to Fight Fear
Simplifying Realistic Thinking and Creative
Assertiveness and Social Skills 258 CHAPTER 7 Troubleshooting Stepladders
Taking Stock 334 CHAPTER 9 Taking Stock
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Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-step Guide for Parents
Ronald M. Rapee,Vanessa Cobham,Ann Wignall
No preview available - 2000
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