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A Guide for Teaching Kids Relaxation, Regulation, and Coping Techniques

Written and illustrated by:

Casey O'Brien Martin, LMHC, REAT, RN


Skills for Big Feelings

Skills for Big Feelings is a comprehensive and powerful handbook for educators and mental health professionals which seeks to empower children to cope with their feelings, manage their anxiety, and learn to thrive, written by School Adjustment Counselor and Licensed Mental Health Counselor Casey O'Brien Martin. Built on a 12-week program based on cognitive-behavioral techniques, mindfulness, breathing exercises, visualization, and gratitude, inside you’ll find a wealth of engaging activities for helping kids develop healthy emotional growth and coping mechanisms.


  • A Complete 12-Week Guide Designed For Teaching Relaxation, Regulation, and Coping Techniques To Children Ages 6-12

  • Practical Tools and Advice For Educators and Clinicians, Including S.M.A.R.T. Treatment Plan and IEP Objectives, Family Handouts, Letters, and Surveys

  • A Fun 28-Page Coloring Workbook To Promote Stretches, Breathing Techniques, and Relaxation Skills

  • 16 Trauma-Informed Guided Relaxation Scripts For Helping Kids Destress

  • Tips and Tricks To Help You Implement These Lessons In Individual, Small Group, and Whole Classroom Settings

  • And a Wealth of Engaging Social-Emotional Activities Including Identifying and Accepting Feelings, Dealing With Unhelpful Thoughts​

... And so much more!​

Social-Emotional IEP & Treatment Plan Objectives

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S.M.A.R.T. Treatment Planning Made Easy


Written by: Casey O'Brien Martin, LMHC, REAT, RN

With a wealth of practical advice, this eBook helps you easily write mental health objectives for treatment planning purposes to save time on documentation. This handbook offers over 125 S.M.A.R.T objectives with examples in 13 different social-emotional areas. Available on Kindle and eBook PDF version.

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