- Paperback: 296 pages
- Publisher: New Harbinger Publications; 2nd ed. edition (Nov. 15 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1572245751
- ISBN-13: 978-1572245754
- Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 1.6 x 23.1 cm
- Shipping Weight: 295 g
- Average Customer Review: 15 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #19,085 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents Paperback – Nov 15 2008
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In Helping Your Anxious Child, parents are provided a step-by-step guide for assisting their children in overcoming a panoply of worries, fears, and anxieties. The strategies described are well-established ones, backed by considerable scientific support. Parents will find this book engaging, easy to read, and full of important ideas about how best to help their children."
-Thomas H. Ollendick, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor in the department of psychology, Virginia Tech
About the Author
Ronald M. Rapee, PhD, is currently professor in the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, and director of the Centre for Emotional Health. He has been involved in an advisory capacity with the DSM-IV and DSM-V, and he is a member of the US-government-sponsored Project Liberty, which works to develop anxiety management programs for children affected by disasters. He is on the scientific advisory committee for the Swiss Etiological Study of Adjustment andMental Health, and the editorial board of several international journals. Ann Wignall, M. Psych, is senior clinical psychologist and director of child and adolescent mental health for Northern Sydney Health Service. She founded the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Clinic, Royal North Shore Hospital, and works clinically with children and families with a broad range of anxiety and behavioral disorders. Susan H. Spence, PhD, is professor of psychology and dean of the Division of Linguistics and Psychology at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. She was previously head of the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland, where she was also the head the School of Journalism and Communication for a time. She is a researcher and clinical psychologist who specializes in the assessment, prevention, and treatment of child and adolescent anxiety and depression. To date she has published more than 100 books and academic articles in her field.
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