Helping Young Worriers Beat The WorryBug Handbook

$30.90

Have you watched your child/children suffer through high levels of worry & anxiety? If so, don't worry you are not alone!

These emotions are real, demanding and can be quite concerning for parents and carers. Experiencing such big emotions is hard for our children too! Knowing how difficult in can be to navigate these emotions with our children, child psychologist Dr John Irvine has written this practical and fun-filled guide of therapeutic ideas and activities for parents and educators to help children manage anxiety and worry.

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.

Features:

  • Softcover
  • Author: Dr John Irvine
  • Illustrator: Andi Green
  • 48 pages
  • Measures 22.5 x 17cm