Worry-proofing your anxious child / Bev Aisbett
By: Aisbett, Bev.Publisher: Australia : HarperCollins Publishers, 2020Description: 175 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781460757192.Subject(s): CHILDREN | ANXIETY | PARENTING | PARENT GUIDES
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Introduction -- Getting help for your child -- Chapter 1 Is this normal? -- Chapter 2 Anxiety 101 -- Chapter 3 What's going on upstairs -- Chapter 4 Nature or nurture? -- Chapter 5 What kids get anxious about -- Chapter 6 But I don't want to! Handling avoidance, tantrums and panicky moments -- Chapter 7 The anxious parent -- Chapter 8 Getting to know 'it' -- Chapter 9 Settling (little) it -- Chapter 10 Teenage angst -- A final word.
If your child too often: seeks reassurance, invents illnesses, avoids interactions, avoids trying new things, becomes emotional over minor upsets, or is clingy, afraid to sleep alone, reluctant to go to school or scared of numerous... then anxiety could be an issue for them. Commonly, a child experiencing anxiety has self-doubt, lacks confidence and becomes easily overwhelmed. So how do you best help them? From Australia's bestselling anxiety expert, Bev Aisbett, comes an essential guide for these anxious times. Worry-Proofing Your Anxious Child is a calm, clear and, above all, reassuring book to help parents (and teachers) of anxious children. Filled with simple explanations and practical advice, this book will assist everyone who wants to help a child overcome their anxieties and learn to live more confidently.