Racing heart. Nausea. Trembling. These are just the physical symptoms of anxiety. Add to that panic, paralyzing fear, and self-doubt and a child is consumed with worry. With the proper care and treatment, a child with anxiety disorders can thrive. This book presents a balanced approach to treatment-from traditional to n-traditional drug and behavioral therapies to relaxation tricks and meditation. Additionally, this helpful guide helps parents determine the causes of their child's anxiety, decide whether medical treatment is necessary, talk with their children about anxiety, find the right counselor, and consult with teachers and school officials. With this guide, parents will have all the resources, tools, and information they need to help their child enjoy a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted childhood!
Ilyne Sandas, M.A., L.P. is a psychologist and educator who has worked in private practice for over 16 years. Christine Siegel, M.A., L.P. is a Licensed Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. Deborah D. White, Ph.D., L.P. is a licensed psychologist who works with children and adults.