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.
Author: Lauren Callaghan
Publisher: Welbeck Balance
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 7.72h x 5.04w x 0.71d
About the Author
Lauren Callaghan (CPsychol, PGDipClinPsych, PgCert, MA (hons), LLB (hons), BA) is an industry-leading psychologist. She was a psychologist at the specialist national treatment centers for severe obsessional problems in the UK, and is an expert in diagnosing and successfully treating OCD and anxiety related illnesses. TV appearances include Bedlam, the BAFTA award winning documentary where she was the treating clinician. She is a guest lecturer and honorary researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, UCL. Adam Shaw is a worldwide mental health advocate, philanthropist, author, owner of Trigger, and co-founder of a successful global charity. Now in recovery from mental health issues himself, Adam is committed to helping others suffering from debilitating mental health issues through the charity he co-founded, Shaw Mind.