Scary Night Visitors: A Story for Children with Bedtime Fears

Scary Night Visitors: A Story for Children with Bedtime Fears

by Irene Wineman Marcus, Susan Jeschke, Paul Marcus
     
 

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Scary Night Visitors helps young children understand the sources of their bedtime fears, by showing how a young boy's scary visitors are projections of his own angry feelings toward his younger sister as well as his fear that his bad wishes might come true. He discovers that his thoughts and wishes are not as powerful as he fears, so he can feel safe enough to let

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Scary Night Visitors helps young children understand the sources of their bedtime fears, by showing how a young boy's scary visitors are projections of his own angry feelings toward his younger sister as well as his fear that his bad wishes might come true. He discovers that his thoughts and wishes are not as powerful as he fears, so he can feel safe enough to let himself experience his emotions without imagining scary creatures.

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Clinical Professor
A delightful book, which children can understand and their parents can enjoy. . .and which aids fathers and mothers help their children master bedtime fears through insight into projected angry emotions and magical expectations. (Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York University Medical Center, Former President, The Association for Child Psychoanalysis )

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780945354260
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
Books to Help Children Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

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