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Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety

Outsmarting Worry: An Older Kid's Guide to Managing Anxiety

This easy to follow illustrated book from a best-selling author presents strategies for 9-13 year olds with anxiety. It teaches them about, and normalizes, their symptoms and provides a set of concrete steps to overcome them. The tried and tested techniques are based on the most ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781785927829
Barcode 9781785927829
Published 15 November 2017 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Huebner, Dawn, PhD
Illustrated by McHale, Kara
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ISBN-13 9781785927829
ISBN-10 1785927825
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 November 2017
International Publication Date 19 October 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Huebner, Dawn, PhD
Illustrated by McHale, Kara
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Self-Awareness & Self-Esteem
Psychiatry
Psychotherapy
Advice On Parenting
Coping With Personal Problems
Self-Help & Practical Interests
Number of Pages 112
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 226mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 160g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Stress management, Worry, Anxiety in children
NBS Text Children's General Non-Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 155.41246
Catalogue Code 889053

Description of this Book

Worry has a way of growing, shifting from not-a-big-deal to a VERY BIG DEAL in the blink of an eye. This big-deal Worry is tricky, luring children into behaviours that keep the anxiety cycle going. Children often find it hard to fight back against Worry, but not anymore. Outsmarting Worry teaches 9-13 year olds and the adults who care about them a specific set of skills that makes it easier to face - and overcome - worries and fears. Smart, practical, proven techniques are presented in language immediately accessible to children with an emphasis on shifting from knowing to doing, from worried to happy and free.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review When children worry, their attempts to feel safe and comfortable only make worry more powerful. Helping anxious children understand and embrace this concept is no small feat. Dawn Huebner's latest book gets the job done, unmasking worry and showing kids-with clarity and playful encouragement-how to put worry in its rightful place. -- Lynn Lyons, LICSW, coauthor of Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents and Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids Outsmarting Worry is a playful and empowering approach to helping kids through their anxiety. -- Chris Willard, MD (author of Growing Up Mindful, and other books)
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dawn Huebner, PhD is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxious children and their parents. She is the author of the award-winning What To Do When Your Worry Too Much and five other What To Do Guides For Kids. She lives in Exeter, New Hampshire.

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