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Anxiety & Depression
The Princess and the Fog by Bronze Medal Winner in the Picture Books, Early Reader category of the 2015 Foreword Reviews' INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Once upon a time there was a Princess. She had everything a little girl could ever want, and she was happy. That is, until the fog came... The Princess and the Fog is picture book to help sufferers of depression aged 5-7 cope with their difficult feelings. It uses vibrant illustrations, a sense of humour and metaphor to create a relatable, enjoyable story that describes the symptoms of childhood depression while also providing hope that things can get better with a little help and support. The story is also a great starting point for explaining depression to all children, especially those who may have a parent or close family member with depression. With an essential guide for parents and carers by clinical paediatric psychologists, Dr Melinda Edwards MBE and Linda Bayliss, this book will be of immeasurable value to anyone supporting a child with, or affected by, depression, including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors, arts therapists, pastoral care workers and school staff, as well as parents and carers.
Publication Date: 2015-06-21
Beyond the Blues by Many people experience depression at one time or another in their lives, but during the adolescent years, the vast number of physical, emotional, and mental changes that occur make teens even more susceptible to feelings of confusion or sadness. However your depression originates, you must to learn to handle it so that you can manage the stresses of daily life. The activities inBeyond the Blues can help you cope with sad and difficult feelings, find new ways to make friends, and deal with conflicts. Little by little and on your own schedule, you can make small changes in your life that will lead you to a brighter, more enjoyable future. Since everyone is different and heals in slightly different ways, this book presents a wide variety of exercises. Know that as you work through this book, you are doing something good for yourself. You are learning to cope with your feelings and take care of yourself in a healthy way. You can learn to manage depression just like you learned to tie your shoes or read and write. Just give it a chance and be patient with yourself. You deserve to feel good, and you will if you keep working at it! If you're feeling depressed, don't be afraid to reach out for help.This workbook offers things you can do, both on your own and with a counselor, to start feeling more like yourself again.
Publication Date: 2008-05-01
What to Do When You're Scared and Worried by From a dread of spiders to panic attacks, kids have worries and fears, just like adults. This is a book kids can turn to when they need advice, reassurance, and ideas. They'll find out where fears and worries come from, practice Fear Chasers and Worry Erasers, and learn to seek help for hard-to-handle fears they can't manage on their own. "An easy-to-follow and well organized self-help tool that will be invaluable for kids who struggle with fears or worries." -- School Library Journal
Publication Date: 2004-01-15
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I Feel Mad! Tips for Kids on Managing Angry Feelings by The I Feel Mad anger workbook provides simple, actionable and proven strategies to help kids manage angry feelings. In thisworkbook, your child will learn:* the anger rule to follow and what he or she can or cannot do when he or she is feeling angry;* that anger is a normal emotion we all have, but managing anger appropriately is a critical life skill;* how to identify the physical sensations of anger and implement strategies before it becomes too hot to handle;* a menu of safe strategies to choose from when angry situations arise;* and effective problem-solving skills and specific reactions to replace an angry response.I Feel Mad is written at a 3rd grade reading level. Younger children can easily access the content with parent support and some older children (up through 5th grade) have found the workbook to be a helpful tool for coping with strong feelings.
Publication Date: 2015-09-15
How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger by Kids need help learning how to deal with anger. This book speaks directly to them with strategies they can start using immediately. Blending solid information and sound advice with humor and lively illustrations, it guides kids to understand that anger is normal and they can learn to express it in healthy ways. This revised edition addresses children's exposure to increased societal violence and includes discussion and examples of anger related to texting and social media.
Publication Date: 2015-04-13
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