Can I tell you about Anxiety? :A guide for friends, family and professionals - Can I tell you about...?

Can I tell you about Anxiety?

Can I tell you about Anxiety? :A guide for friends, family and professionals - Can I tell you about...?

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Published: 21 July, 2014
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Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Megan talks about techniques she has learnt to help manage her anxiety, and how people around her can help.

With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal way to explore anxiety difficulties. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone who experiences anxiety and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about anxiety, in the classroom or at home. Suitable for readers aged 7-12.

This clearly-written, short book provides valuable information for family members, friends and teachers of children who are experiencing anxiety problems. It includes excellent and helpful summaries about different types of anxiety and suggestions about why some children develop anxiety problems and the type of treatment that might help. -- Susan H Spence, Professor, School of Applied Psychology and Australian Institute of Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University
Megan, who is ten, has serious anxiety problems... She explains about other kind of anxieties... There is advice for parents, friends and teachers on how they can help, a reading list (mostly american books) and a list of websites in the UK, the US, and Australia. This is one of a series of excellent information books on various health problems and disabilities, and should be of great help to children, their families and friends. -- Healthy Books blog
With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal way to explore anxiety difficulties. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone who experiences anxiety and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about anxiety, in the classroom or at home. -- In Our Hands blog

Polly Waite is a Clinical Psychologist and BABCP-accredited CBT therapist who has extensive experience of assessing and treating children and young people with anxiety disorders within the Anxiety and Depression Pathway, Berkshire CAMHS and the University of Reading. She also undertakes research with the aim of improving our understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and young people and has been involved in a range of treatment trials for childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders and written and lectured extensively on childhood anxiety. Lucy Willetts is a Clinical Psychologist and BABCP-accredited CBT therapist who has extensive experience of assessing and treating children and young people with anxiety disorders within the Anxiety and Depression Pathway, Berkshire CAMHS and the University of Reading. She also undertakes research with the aim of improving our understanding and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and young people and has been involved in a range of treatment trials for childhood and adolescent anxiety disorders and written and lectured extensively on childhood anxiety.

Type Book
ISBN 9781849055277
Number Of Pages 56
Item Weight 140 g
Product Dimensions 150 x 228 x 8 mm
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Paperback