I love using books in counseling, which is an intervention called bibliotherapy. Now that I am learning to navigate telehealth and doing zoom sessions with my students, I plan to use a lot more bibliotherapy in my sessions with kids. In my experience, kids find it very helpful to see their stories and witness their feelings echoed in books. Books can act like a mirror and help a child feel less alone. This is why I keep a lot of books in my office on subjects my students can
Anxiety is such a common issue with children and adolescents today and it is on the rise! This is a printable document that has a useful resource list to learn more about anxiety and how to cope with it, including a list of popular relaxation apps, books, articles, and websites.
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Anxiety is such a common issue with children and adolescents today. Here is a list of books that I have found helpful. These books are useful for parents, educators and counselors to learn more about dealing with anxiety in children and teens. The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Brysono The Opposite of Worry: The Playful Parenting Approach to Childhood Anxieties and Fears by Lawrence J
Here are some of my favorite children's books which focus on dealing with worrying, anxiety, and learning relaxation skills. Many of these will likely be available at your local public library. A Boy and a Bear: The Children's Relaxation Book by Lori Lite Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes When My Worries Get Too Big by Kari Dunn Buron Worry Says What? by Allison Edwards & Ayesha L Rubioo The Bear Who Lost His Sleep by Jessica Lamb-Shapiro What to Do When You Worry Too Much by