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Working with Worry: A Workbook for Parents on How to Support Anxious Children (Paperback)
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Working with Worry is a hands-on workbook that you can turn to for easy-to-understand information, recommendations, and support. Parents will learn about what anxiety looks like in children, reflect on their own experiences with anxiety, and find a wealth of intervention activities to try with their children. The activities use proven techniques including mindfulness, creativity, and self-regulation, and are organized by type of intervention, age, and areas of interest.
About the Author
Melissa L. Kilbride is a Clinical Social Worker in Private Practice on Capitol Hill. She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and received her social work degree from the Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois - Chicago. Melissa has over 14 years of clinical experience working with children, families, and adults. Melissa leads presentations in an effort to help parents have these conversations with more confidence. Samantha C. Sweeney is a licensed psychologist in the District of Columbia. She has a Ph.D. in School Psychology from the University of Maryland-College Park, where she was also a fellowship recipient. Dr. Sweeney earned her undergraduate psychology degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to opening her own practice, Dr. Sweeney was a preschool teacher, a consultant, and researcher in DC Public Schools, and a School Psychologist in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia.
"Wow! What a quick and easy hands-on guide to navigating the oftentimes daunting struggles of anxiety in children [...] This is a comprehensive user-friendly resource for parents, teachers, and mental health clinicians." —Dana R. Lipsky, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist
"Working with Worry is a great resource for anyone who lives with, teaches or does individual psychotherapy with an anxious child [...] a must-read for parents, teachers and therapists." —Brenda Fawcett Ph.D. Psychologist
"This couldn’t have come at a better time with anxiety running high for our primary-school-age daughter." —Netgalley Review
"A very thorough informational book about anxiety that focuses on children and how parents can help their child cope with anxiety." —Librarian, Netgalley
"A helpful resource for the many children (and parents) who struggle during these anxious times." —Julia M. Reffner, Library Journal