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Outsmarting worry : an older kid's guide to managing anxiety / Dawn Huebner ; illustrated by Kara McHale.

By: Huebner, Dawn.
Contributor(s): McHale, Kara [illustrator.].
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018Description: 110 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785927829.Subject(s): ANXIETY | STRESS MANAGEMENT | CHILDREN | JUVENILE LITERATURE
Contents:
Introduction to readers. - A note to parents and caregivers. - 1. Getting started. - 2. The brain-body message system. - 3. Danger learning and safety behaviors. - 4. False alarms. - 5. Where's the evidence? - 6. Thinking mistakes. - 7. Worry loves to debate. - 8. Shifting your attention. - 9. Hanging out with worry. - 10. Worry's biggest trick. - 11. Breaking free from worry. - 12. Jumping in. - 13. Exposure. - 14. Worry in disguise. - 15. What to do when there is nothing to do. - 16. More on exposure. - 17. But I'm still scared! - 18. Putting it all together.
Summary: "This easy to follow illustrated book from a best-selling author presents strategies for 9-13 year olds with anxiety. It teaches them about a specific set of skills that makes it easier to face and overcome worries and fears, and normalizes their symptoms providing a set of concrete steps to overcome them. The tried and tested techniques are based on the most up-to-date psychological treatments of anxiety, including CBT and ACT." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Anxiety and teens with ID. Feb 2018 | Anxiety and relaxation picture books. April 2018 | Worry and anxiety, books for children of all ages. Aug/ Oct 2018 CM | Anxiety in adults. Dec 2018
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Introduction to readers. - A note to parents and caregivers. - 1. Getting started. - 2. The brain-body message system. - 3. Danger learning and safety behaviors. - 4. False alarms. - 5. Where's the evidence? - 6. Thinking mistakes. - 7. Worry loves to debate. - 8. Shifting your attention. - 9. Hanging out with worry. - 10. Worry's biggest trick. - 11. Breaking free from worry. - 12. Jumping in. - 13. Exposure. - 14. Worry in disguise. - 15. What to do when there is nothing to do. - 16. More on exposure. - 17. But I'm still scared! - 18. Putting it all together.

"This easy to follow illustrated book from a best-selling author presents strategies for 9-13 year olds with anxiety. It teaches them about a specific set of skills that makes it easier to face and overcome worries and fears, and normalizes their symptoms providing a set of concrete steps to overcome them. The tried and tested techniques are based on the most up-to-date psychological treatments of anxiety, including CBT and ACT." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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