Picture book to help children aged 4-10 to discover inner strength and resilience
About the Hidden Strengths Series. How Little Coyote Found His Secret Strength. Let's Talk About Little Coyote's Secret Strength. Play Time. Guide for Grown Ups.
Anne Westcott is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. C. C. Alicia Hu is a psychologist. They are both experienced in training mental health professionals in the treatment of trauma, and are based in the USA.
The pictures and rich descriptive text convey the real life
experience of so many children ... Children will feel relieved and
understood as they recognize themselves and their peers in the
characters. -- Pat Ogden, Founder, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy
A brilliant addition to the field of mental health for the treatment of trauma in children ... accessible, educational and fun for clients, parents and therapists alike. Bravo! -- Frank Anderson, MD, Psychotherapist, psychiatrist and Executive Director, Foundation of Self Leadership
Delightful ... The Guide for Grown Ups at the end of the book offers child-friendly ways to extend the value of the story into everyday life, and bolsters parent understanding. -- Elizabeth S. Warner, Psy.D, Clinical psychologist and SMART Project Director, Trauma Center at JRI
Practical and accessible ... This important and timely series is a must read for anyone who has a need for trauma literacy. -- Nicola McClung, Ph.D., Mother and Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of San Francisco
The depiction of bullying and peer pressure made my heart pound knowing that my girls (13 and 17) are just developing those skills that Coyote needed ... I'd add this book to my library for my volunteers to read to their foster children. -- ea Keltner, Director, Whitman County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
A welcome addition to any clinician's library and a marvelous resource for caregivers! -- Rochelle Sharpe Lohrasbe, PhD, RCC, EMDRIA-approved consultant in EMDR, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute