How to Help Your Child with Worry and Anxiety
Activities and conversations for parents to help their 4-11-year-old
As a parent, it’s heart-breaking watching your child struggle with anxious thoughts, or seem constantly worried about something. Anxiety is sadly common in children, and can affect their sleep, mood and general wellbeing.
How to Help your Child with Worry and Anxiety is a must-read handbook for parents of children aged 4-11 years old who experience anxiety. Clinical psychologist Dr Lauren Callaghan provides you with concise and accessible information, explaining how anxiety works in children, and what you can do to help. You will be shown how to help your child overcome this spiral of anxious thoughts and learn to manage their thoughts and feelings.
Dr Callaghan explains clinically proven strategies to help your child to recognise and process anxious thoughts, including scripts to steer a conversation, and activities designed to help your child explore their worries and give them the emotional skills to feel less anxious.