Helping Young Worriers Beat The WorryBug Handbook
A practical go-to guide for anyone who is interested in helping kids thrive emotionally. Written by renowned Australian Child-psychologist, Dr. John Irvine in a collaborative venture with Andi Green, the creator of the WorryWoo Monsters, this book acknowledges the growing problem of anxiety in kids –everywhere, which calls for immediate and timely attention.
Dr. John has tackled the issue by presenting sensible advice for parents, educators and other caretakers in his latest booklet. It includes background info on the origin of worry, an assessment guide to help determine the problem, as well as fun-filled activities to deal with the worries that kids encounter in today's society. Useful suggestions combined with a touch of the whimsical drawings of Wince, the main character from Don’t Feed the WorryBug, serve to keep the adults as well as children, engaged in meaningful dialogue.
Handbook explores/ includes: Anxiety checklist What's Bugging My Child Background Info on Anxiety Thought Beating Mindfulness Building Quality Attachments The Insecure Child Guilt Vs Shame Parental Modelling Tackling the WorryBug Games & Activities to beat The WorryBug Relaxation and Breathing Anxiety Checklist Worksheet Worry Ladder Worksheet
"We all have worries, but if we can give our kids the strategies and confidence to handle their anxieties, then that's probably one of the best legacies any parent can offer." Dr John Irvine, PhD
About the Author
Dr. John Irvine is one of Australia's most renowned child psychologists. As a pioneer in his field, he has been read, viewed or heard throughout the nation. At the age of 18, he started his own one-teacher school and continued in the field, teaching in the NSW schools for many years before becoming a child psychologist. He is currently a consultant at the R.E.A.D Clinic and has written several books including Thriving at School and A Handbook for Happy Families.
Price $27.90 + GST ($30.69 including GST)
Author: Dr John Irvine
Illustrator: Andi Green
Number of pages: 48
Measures: 22.5 cm x 17cm