Books on Anxiety

14 Jul

 

 

Taming the Worry Monster: Basic References for Parents

 

Books For Parents

This is a very selective list of the books available on this topic, but reflects the ones I have found most helpful

 

Freeing Your Child From Anxiety by Tamar Chansky

(This is my favorite book and I have borrowed a lot of her phrases for talking about anxiety. She is a master of explaining anxiety in child friendly terms)

 

 

Books for Children

 

You’ve Got Dragons by Kathryn Cave and Nick Maland

 

Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

 

What To Do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by David Huebner. (She has a series of books that are very child friendly and I think quite good)

 

Scaredy Squirrel by Melanie Watt

 

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

 

Internet Resources

 

 

WorryWiseKids.org. This web site was developed by Tamar Chansky and contains a number of suggestions about how to talk to children about anxiety.

 

Anxiety Disorder Association  web site is also helpful

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