Charlie and the Dog Who Came to Stay
A Book About Depression
Charlie was a happy girl; she was just like anybody else. That is until she made friends with a dog…
Written by a psychologist, Charlie and the Dog Who Came to Stay helps children to understand and deal with their symptoms of depression. It’s a sensitive story written with warmth, describing the symptoms of childhood depression and some techniques that can help with getting better.
The story is great for starting discussions about depression and includes some activities to try. This makes it the ideal book for anyone supporting a child who has, or is affected by, depression – including psychologists, school staff, parents, and carers.