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Anxiety

Do you have an anxious child? Follow the link below for some useful guidance on helping your child overcome anxieties:

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/stress-better/2016/03/49-phrases-to-calm-an-anxious-child/

 

Recommended self-help anxiety books:

What to Do When You Worry Too Much (A kids guide to overcoming anxiety) by Dawn Huebner is an interactive self-help book designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioural techniques most often used in the treatment of generalised anxiety. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, this book educates, motivates, and empowers children to work towards change.

 

No Worries! is an interactive self-care activity book for children aged 7+ to colour and doodle their way to happiness, calm and confidence. The encouraging and simple activities and exercises tackle anxiety, sadness and stress; children will enjoy using their creativity to combat negative feelings, work out why they feel worried and how to put stress back in its place through writing, colouring, doodling and drawing.

 

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin is based on cognitive behavioural principles, this workbook uses fun and imaginative activities to teach children how to manage their anxiety by changing how they think and act – getting rid of their Anxiety Gremlins for good! Bursting with stories, puzzles, quizzes, and colouring, drawing and writing games, this is a unique toolfor parents or practitioners to use with children aged 5 to 9 years.
 

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