Publication Date: 2002
A certain degree of worry is normal. It serves as self-protection. However, when worry gets out of control and causes a child to become overly fearful, anxious, and stressed, parents must find ways to help their child cope. This book provides a seven step program that parents can use to help their child with excessive worry, learn how to create a worry-less plan to help your child, teach your child effective strategies to reduce worry, and build your child’s self- esteem and confidence so he or she can become more resilient.
Seven Steps to Help Your Child Worry Less
Step1: Why Do Children Worry?
Step2: When Your Child Needs Help
Step3: Getting Started: Helping Your Child Become an Active Participant in the Process
Step4: Strategies to Reduce Anxiety
Step5: Developing a Plan and Putting it Into Action
Step6: Keeping the Plan in Place: Common Problems and How to Solve Them
Step7: Instilling a Resilient Mindset in Your Child
Mastering Worry, Fear, and Anxiety
Special Addendum One
A Guide for Medical and Mental Health Professionals
Using the Seven Step Approach
Special Addendum Two
Helping Children Worry Less: A Guide for Teachers