The Tallest Bridge in the World: A Story for Children About Social Anxiety
Are they staring at me because I look silly? What if I mess up in my presentation — will everyone laugh at me? What if I fail at swim tryouts? I'll be so embarrassed! Thomas has always been a bit shy, but recently his nervousness has been getting in the way of the things he would like to do. He realizes it may be time to talk to someone. With the help of his parents and a therapist, Thomas learns how social anxiety affects his brain, and everyday tools and strategies to cope with and combat it. Includes a Dear Reader and a Note to Parents with more information on social anxiety in preteens, and the cognitive-behavioral strategies you can use to cope with it. (picture book, ages 8-12)
Ten Turtles on Tuesday
Meet Sarah. Sarah feels compelled to count. She has obsessive–compulsive disorder, or OCD for short. But with the help of her family and her therapist, Sarah learns how to handle her fears and take charge of her OCD. A Note to Readers by Michael Tompkins, PhD, offers readers kid-friendly information, advice, and proven strategies to turn OCD on its head.
Ellen Flanagan Burns, MA dana 2018-09-17T12:08:38-04:00