How to Help Your Child With Worry and Anxiety
Activities and conversations for parents to help their 4-11-year-old
by Lauren Callaghan
This title was previously available on NetGalley and is now archived.
Pub Date 6 Jul 2021 | Archive Date 9 Jun 2021
Welbeck Publishing UK, Welbeck Balance
As a parent, it's heart-breaking watching your child struggle with anxious thoughts, or seem constantly worried about something. Anxiety is sadly common in children, and can affect their sleep, mood and general wellbeing.
How to Help your Child with Worry and Anxiety is a must-read handbook for parents of children aged 4-11 years old who experience anxiety. Clinical psychologist Dr Lauren Callaghan provides you with concise and accessible information, explaining how anxiety works in children, and what you can do to help. You will be shown how to help your child overcome this spiral of anxious thoughts and learn to manage their thoughts and feelings.
Dr Callaghan explains clinically proven strategies to help your child to recognise and process anxious thoughts, including scripts to steer a conversation, and activities designed to help your child explore their worries and give them the emotional skills to feel less anxious.