Dr. Trainor is a master. This splendid book about one of the major challenges in child-rearing clearly shows that anxiety is common in children and comes in many guises. Dr. Trainor brilliantly achieves her goal of providing help for a serious public health problem while remaining entertaining and encouraging. -- William H. Hughes, MD, Sutter Center for Psychiatry Enjoyable, educational, and filled with detailed and realistic vignettes, Calming Your Anxious Child is a valuable guide. -- Patrick Kelly, MD, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Prologue. Anxious about Anxiety1. Fighting Anxiety2. Stepping Up to the Challenge3. Daytime, Bedtime, Worry, Worry4. Silent Liza and Hidden Patrick5. Where Are You, Mom and Dad?6. Tap, Check, Count, Wash, Repeat7. Scared to Death8. When Bad Things Happen to Good Kids9. And There's More10. Easier Said Than DoneAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Kathleen Trainor, PsyD, is a child psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an instructor at Harvard Medical School.
Trainor provides a step-by-step approach to overcome worry-based
behavior and empower both parent and child. * Library Journal *
Readability and usability is enhanced by the book's organization, accessible writing style, and index. Recommended. * American Reference Books Annual *
It is a practical guide but there is some explanation of brain function and neural pathways. * Nursing Times *