A practical book for parents and carers to help them navigate parenting a child experiencing worry and anxiety. Clinical psychologist Dr Lauren Callaghan provides a clear explanation of child anxiety, and gives you activities, conversation starters, and tools to help your child deal with their anxious thoughts.
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.
Lauren Callaghan is a highly regarded clinical psychologist. She has worked at world-renowned research centres in London, where she was recognised as a leading psychologist in the field of anxiety problems. Lauren uses her expert skillset to work with individuals and their families to overcome obsessional and anxiety problems. She now lives in Sydney, where she continues to work as a clinical psychologist and write self-help books in her expert subjects. Lauren is also a trustee of the Shaw Mind charity.
Health & Fitness
Coping with anxiety & phobias