– A Kid’s Guide To Overcoming Social Anxiety
– Part of the What-to-Do Guides for Kids Series from Magination Press – part of the American Psychological Association
What to Do When You Feel Too Shy guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying social anxiety using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles.
Circus clowns perform tricks and make us laugh. They wear bright colours, big shoes and all kinds of wigs and colourful hats. Have you noticed that they seem to like people looking at them and laughing at them?
Lots of kids feel shy when they feel that other people notice them. But some kids get super uncomfortable being in the spotlight. Does this sound like you? If you feel too shy or nervous too often or if you miss out on cool activities and fun because you worry about what other people might think about you, this book is for you!
What to Do When You Feel Too Shy guides children and their parents through the emotions underlying social anxiety using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating and empowering children to overcome social anxiety — so they can join in the circus of fun and friends!
About the Authors:
Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD are clinical psychologists in Baltimore, Maryland with more than thirty years each in private practice working with children and parents. They are the authors of several self-help books for young people.
About the Illustrator:
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.
Ages: 5-8 (Lower Primary), Ages: 8-10 (Middle Primary), Ages: 10-12 (Upper Primary)
Claire A.B. Freeland, Jacqueline B. Toner, Janet McDonnell (Illustrator)
Magination Press, American Psychological Association
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