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What to Do When You Don't Want to Be Apart

A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Separation Anxiety

Kristen Lavallee (author) Silvia Schneider (author)
Janet McDonnell (Illustrated by)

ISBN: 9781433827136

Publication Date: Oct 2017

Format: Paperback

Addresses separation anxiety, a common developmental phase. This workbook introduces kids and parents to cognitive-behavioural therapy-based strategies that can help them understand and cope with any type of separation anxiety. It includes activities designed to change kids' perspectives on being separated and includes an introduction for parents and caregivers about how to successfully use the book. Ages 6-10.
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Hot air balloon pilots have wonderful adventures, where they get to see things they have never seen before and learn all about the world outside. Flying a hot air balloon sounds like a lot of fun to some kids. But for other kids, the idea of flying off on their own, away from their parents or homes, doesn't sound like fun at all. If you feel scared when you do something alone or away from your parents, this book is for you!

The latest addition to the popluar What-to-Do Guides for Kids series addresses separation anxiety, a common developmental phase. This workbook introduces kids and parents to cognitive-behavioural therapy-based strategies that can help them understand and cope with any type of separation anxiety. Like the other books in this series, it includes activities designed to change kids' perspectives on being separated and includes an introduction for parents and caregivers about how to most successfully use the book. Ages 6-10.

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"This is a practical 'what-to-do' book that will benefit many parents and their children. It is a book that will be welcome not only by parents but by clinicians who are looking for such materials to provide families."
– Thomas H. Ollendick, PhD, Director Child Study Center, Virginia Tech
Illustrations Black & white illustrations
Pages 88
Dimensions 229 x 152
Date Published 30 Oct 2017
Publisher Magination Press
Series What-to-Do Guides for Kids® 
Subject/s Personal & social issues   Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's/Y   APM_What_To_Do_Series   Special Educational Needs and Disability 2020  
Kristen Lavallee, PhD, is a developmental and school psychologist, and has worked with children in the U.S. and Switzerland. She has coauthored empirical studies and a book chapter on treatment for separation anxiety, and is managing editor of the scientific journal European Psychologist.

Silvia Schneider, Dr. rer. nat., is a professor of child clinical psychology at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. She has conducted several studies on childhood separation anxiety disorder (SAD), and authored a treatment manual in German for SAD.

Janet McDonnell is a writer and illustrator living in the calm outskirts of the Windy City. Her characters populate many books and magazines for children.

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