What to Do When you Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner, Ph.D. Illustrated by Bonnie Matthews.
A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety. Ages 6-12 yrs.
'Did you know that worries are like tomatoes? No, you can't eat them, but you can make them grow, simply by paying attention to them. If your wories have grown so big that they bother you almost every day, this book is for you'.
This guides children and parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of anxiety. Lively metaphors and illustrations make the concepts and strategies easy to understand, while clear how-to steps and prompts to drawand write help children master new skills related to reducing anxiety. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating and empowering kids to overcome their overgrown worries.
Dawn Huebner Ph.D is a clinical psychologist in Exeter, New Hampshire, specialising in the treatment of children and their parents.