Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children

Your Anxious Child: How Parents and Teachers Can Relieve Anxiety in Children

by John S. Dacey, Lisa B. Fiore
     
 

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Your Anxious Child empowers you to teach your child essential coping skills for dealing with anxiety in engaging, creative ways. Through dozens of activities you can start using right now, your child will learn how to alleviate stress, build courage and trust, and become an innovative problem solver. Your Anxious Child is based on the acclaimed "COPE"

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Your Anxious Child empowers you to teach your child essential coping skills for dealing with anxiety in engaging, creative ways. Through dozens of activities you can start using right now, your child will learn how to alleviate stress, build courage and trust, and become an innovative problem solver. Your Anxious Child is based on the acclaimed "COPE" program, which has been used successfully with children throughout the United States for more than fifteen years. The program offers physical, mental, and spiritual strategies for Calming the nervous system; activities designed to help your child Originate a creative plan to relieve anxiety; approaches to help your child Persist in the face of obstacles and failures; and effective ways for you and your child to Evaluate and refine your plan.

Editorial Reviews

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"With today's kids confronting an increasingly stressful world, Your Anxious Child is a book that every parent, teacher, and therapist needs to read and put into practice." —Alex J. Packer, author, Parenting One Day at a Time

"Your Anxious Child will help parents (and teachers) to help children grow and develop. I gladly recommAnd this delightful and persuasive book." —Timothy Dugan, M.D., director of training in child and adolescent psychiatry, Cambridge City Hospital; psychiatry instructor, Harvard Medical School

"Well thought-out strategies by experienced therapists." —Susan Shnidman, psychotherapist and psychology instructor, Harvard Medical School

"Filled with hands-on advice and activities that can tell parents, teachers, therapists, and relatives what to do to relieve anxiety." —Neal Klein, psychotherapist and associate professor, Lesley College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787960407
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
289,746
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.09(h) x 0.66(d)

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A book that will "help banish worries for children."—Family Life magazine

"More than just a handbook on helping kids manage anxiety.There's much here that will contribute to healthy family dynamics,positive parent-child interactions and creativity in children. Forparents concerned about an anxious child, reading this book is agood first step toward managing the problem."
— Dr. Karen Engberg, Family Matters syndicatecolumnist

"Show parents how to help children develop courage, avoid rigidthinking, and learn skills such as meditation to relieve anxietysymptoms."
Dallas Morning News

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