This is a guidebook to help children who are insecure or worry too much; suffer from phobias or nightmares; find it difficult to let go and have fun; have suffered a trauma; are worryingly good or seem like little adults"; use order and routine as a way of coping with 'messy' feelings; retreat into dullness as a way of managing being in the world; have developed obsessive-compulsive behaviour in order to ward overwhelming or unbearable feelings.
The book is designed to enable teachers, parents and professionals to understand and acknowledge children’s worries and anxieties and to respond effectively .The exercises, tasks and ideas for things to say and do, are specifically designed to help children express and reflect on their feelings and address painful events in their lives, to the point of resolution and appropriate action.
- Publisher: Speechmark Publishing Ltd; New edition (31 Jan 2001)
- ISBN-10:: 0863884997
- ISBN-13:: 978-0863884993