Todays parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children really need for lifelong emotional security.
It seems extraordinary to need to talk about how we can promote good mental health in our children, but the nature of children’s health around the world is changing. This book provides simple, practical strategies and tools to sow the seeds of psychological wellbeing in children to help them develop habits that will last a lifetime.
This book sets out therapeutic activities to help children aged 4-12 years and their families to better understand and manage anxiety. It explains how to work with anxious children, providing a framework for assessment and therapy that draws on CBT, ACT and narrative therapy approaches.
Educational environments can present challenges for children with Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA), who require different strategies than children with a more straightforward presentation of autism, and schools frequently find themselves struggling to meet their complex needs.