Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers

Overview

Every child experiences fear, but when a child experiences fear so consistently that it affects their daily function or well being, it becomes highly likely that an anxiety disorder is to blame. This book shows clinicians how to effectively use evidence-based techniques such as exposure therapy, CBT, and mindfulness to alleviate children's anxiety. Drawing on clinical experience and professional research, Treating the Anxious Child offers both a framework for understanding the dynamics at play for fearful ...
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Overview

Every child experiences fear, but when a child experiences fear so consistently that it affects their daily function or well being, it becomes highly likely that an anxiety disorder is to blame. This book shows clinicians how to effectively use evidence-based techniques such as exposure therapy, CBT, and mindfulness to alleviate children's anxiety. Drawing on clinical experience and professional research, Treating the Anxious Child offers both a framework for understanding the dynamics at play for fearful children, as well as evidence-based guidelines for treating them successfully through the inclusion of daily caregivers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118121016
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/20/2013
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 326
  • Sales rank: 643,734
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE Anxiety Disorders of Children and Adolescents 3

CHAPTER TWO Anxiety and Emotion Regulation 23

CHAPTER THREE When Anxiety Takes Over—Family Accommodation 35

PART TWO: WORKING WITH THE ANXIOUS CHILD

CHAPTER FOUR Cognitive Tools for Treating Anxiety 53

CHAPTER FIVE Behavioral Tools for Treating Anxiety 75

CHAPTER SIX Physiological Tools for Treating Anxiety 99

CHAPTER SEVEN Emotion-Based Tools for Treating Anxiety 111

PART THREE: WORKING WITH PARENTS

CHAPTER EIGHT Parental Support and Protection 123

CHAPTER NINE Childhood Anxiety and Family Boundaries 139

CHAPTER TEN Introduction to Parent Work and the SPACE Program 151

CHAPTER ELEVEN The SPACE Program—Treatment Process 157

CHAPTER TWELVE Tools for Troubleshooting the SPACE Program: Session Modules 207

CHAPTER THIRTEEN Increasing Collaboration Between Parents 235

PART FOUR: ANCILLARY ISSUES

CHAPTER FOURTEEN School Refusal and School Phobia 267

CHAPTER FIFTEEN Highly Dependent Young Adults 281

CHAPTER SIXTEEN Medication for Childhood Anxiety 295

Appendix One Family Accommodation Scale – Anxiety (FASA) 305

Appendix Two Coercive Disruptive Behavior Scale for Pediatric OCD 309

Author Index 315

Subject Index 321

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