You and Your Anxious Child: Free Your Child from Fears and Worries and Create a Joyful Family Life (Lynn Sonberg Book)
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Some 25 percent of children and adolescents will suffer an anxiety disorder at several points in their lifetime, resulting in serious problems in their ability to function in school, with peers, and on a general day-to-day basis. A renowned researcher and clinician who has developed groundbreaking, proven coping strategies illuminates a new path to fear-free living for families. With moving case studies, such as Jon’s, whose mother quit her job because his separation anxiety compelled her to stay with him full-time, this book elucidates the nightmare that families can be living, and helps them understand that they are not alone. You and Your Anxious Child differentiates between separation anxiety, generalized anxiety, and social phobia, and guides parents on when and how to seek intervention. Anxiety affects more children and teens than any other psychiatric illness, but it’s also the most treatable emotional disorder. Every step of the way, Albano illustrates proven therapies to manage anxiety issue
Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University . “This book addresses a huge and frightening abstraction--childhood anxiety--by breaking it down into understandable and unthreatening constituent parts… a tremendously helpful, reassuring volume.”–Andrew Solomon, bestselling author of Far From The Tree “A book for all those parents who feel lost in freeing their children from a thief that can rob them of the joys of childhood… points the way to a family free from fear.”–Dr. Peggy Drexler, Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College, Author of Our Fathers, Ourselves: Daughters, Fathers, And The Changing American Family “No one is more qualified to educate parents about the nature and treat
Anne Marie Albano, Ph.D., is an associate professor of clinical psychology at Columbia University and director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders. . She lives in Brooklyn, New York
Engaging, down to earth, grounded on solid research You and Your Anxious Child by Dr. Anne Marie Albano is a book that manages to achieve what it sets out to do: allow parents to learn the skills and strategies needed to help their anxious child and live more fulfilling lives.Many people shy away from books writte. I wish I'd had this book when my son was a child. Rwag7 My son and I would have greatly benefitted from this book years ago when he showed anxiety in certain situations but am glad to have it in my personal library now for use with my grandchildren and for myself. This easy to read book would benefit anyone of any age. Great Book Very helpful in how to deal with my 10 year olds anxiety and my own. Highly Recommend it. Helpful and informative.