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Presley the pug relaxation activity book : a therapeutic story with creative activities about finding calm for children aged 5-10 who worry / Karen Treisman.

By: Treisman, Karen.
Contributor(s): Peacock, Sarah.
Series: Therapeutic treasures collection.Publisher: London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 30 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781785925535.Subject(s): EMOTIONS | RELAXATION | CHILDREN | ACTIVITIES | JUVENILE LITERATURE
Contents:
The story of Presley the Pug. - ACTIVITIES: Fun activities and crafts to do with Presley the Pug. - Exploring, understanding and learning a bit more about our different feelings. - Learning more about calmness and relaxation and introducing coping tools to help you find these feelings. - Guide for adults. - Coping tools and strategies. - Resources.
Summary: "Like all dogs, Presley the Pug loves to play, run, and snuggle up under his warm blanket. But sometimes, Presley gets gets so excited that his feelings take over. Sometimes it's anger, sometimes stress, sometimes worry. He doesn't know how to calm down! What can Presley do when he feels like this? Luckily Presley's canine friends are nearby with some wise words and they share some of the tricks that have worked for them! This therapeutic activity book was developed by expert child psychologist Dr Karen Treisman. It features a colourful therapeutic story designed to help start conversations about coping with big feelings and how to find calm. It explains how Presley (and the reader!) is able to create a 'mind retreat' - an imaginary safe space where he can relax." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: New children's books. July 2019 CM
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The story of Presley the Pug. - ACTIVITIES: Fun activities and crafts to do with Presley the Pug. - Exploring, understanding and learning a bit more about our different feelings. - Learning more about calmness and relaxation and introducing coping tools to help you find these feelings. - Guide for adults. - Coping tools and strategies. - Resources.

"Like all dogs, Presley the Pug loves to play, run, and snuggle up under his warm blanket. But sometimes, Presley gets gets so excited that his feelings take over. Sometimes it's anger, sometimes stress, sometimes worry. He doesn't know how to calm down! What can Presley do when he feels like this? Luckily Presley's canine friends are nearby with some wise words and they share some of the tricks that have worked for them! This therapeutic activity book was developed by expert child psychologist Dr Karen Treisman. It features a colourful therapeutic story designed to help start conversations about coping with big feelings and how to find calm. It explains how Presley (and the reader!) is able to create a 'mind retreat' - an imaginary safe space where he can relax." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Patron comment on 15/07/2019

This is such a wonderful resource that is also beautifully illustrated. I think it will work with a much wider age range and I plan on using some of the activities with young adults.

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