Mindfulness Skills for Kids & Teens: A Workbook for Clinicians & Clients with 154 Tools, Techniques, Activities & Worksheets

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PESI Publishing & Media, Sep 1, 2014 - Psychology - 308 pages

 Finally -- a comprehensive, practical and user-friendly mindfulness resource written specifically for children and adolescents. Best-selling mindfulness author Debra Burdick has blended the latest research and best practices to create this straight-forward guide for improving self-awareness, self-regulation skills, mental health, and social connectedness in kids and teens.

 

 

This expertly crafted resource features a collection of more than 150 proven tools and techniques, presented in a simple, step-by-step skill building format. Perfect for mental health practitioners, teachers and all in the helping professions.

 

Tools for explaining mindfulness and neurobiology in kids’ languageActivities, games, and meditations that build basic through advanced mindfulness skillsStep-by-step instruction on teaching and practicing mindfulness, meditation and reflectionGuidance on choosing age appropriate skillsHow to apply mindfulness skills to specific childhood mental health disordersJournal prompts to help integrate learningGoal-setting charts for tracking progressDownloadable worksheets, exercises and reflections
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
Tools for Explaining What Mindfulness Is
19
Tools to Increase Client Use of Mindfulness at Home
61
Tools for Teaching Mindfulness Basics
75
Mindfulness of Breath
95
Present Moment Awareness
119
Mindfulness Listening
133
Mindful Seeing
139
Mindfulness of Emotions
195
Mindfulness of Physical Body
209
Mindfulness of Relationships
235
Mindfulness of Tasks
241
Mindfulness of Compassion
249
Mindfulness of Intuition Older Kids and Teens
257
Section IV
265
Chapter 23 ADHD
277

Mindful Tasting
147
Mindful Smelling
153
Mindful Touching
159
Mindful Motion
167
Mindfulness of Thoughts
177
Stress Anger
289
Tracking Progress
299
References
305
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Debra Burdick, LCSWR, BCN, also known as “The Brain Lady”, is the author of the best-selling Mindfulness Skills Workbook for Clinicians and Clients. She is an international speaker, psychotherapist and neurotherapist who has been teaching mindfulness skills to her clients for more than 25 years.



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