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Helping Your Anxious Teen

Author : Sheila Achar Josephs
ISBN : 9781626254671
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 58. 53 MB
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"... thoughtful tools for helping young people help themselves." —Library Journal Parenting a teen isn't easy, but parenting an anxious teen is especially challenging. Written by a psychologist and expert on adolescent anxiety, this essential book will show you what really works to overcome all types of teen anxiety and how to apply specific skills to support your teen. Most parents find it frustrating when common sense and logical methods such as reassurance don’t seem to work to allay their teen’s anxiety. They want to know: Why is anxiety so hard to get rid of once it takes hold? Why aren’t my efforts to help working? And how can I best help my teen break free from anxiety to become happy and resilient? This powerful book, based on cutting-edge research and cognitive behavioral strategies, will help you develop the know-how to effectively manage teen anxiety. You’ll learn the best ways to support your teen in overcoming problematic thinking and fears, discover what behaviors and coping strategies unwittingly make anxiety worse, and understand how anxiety is best defeated with surprisingly counterintuitive methods. Step-by-step guidance, along with numerous real-life examples and exercises, will help you to: Sensitively redirect your teen’s worries when they intensify Reduce social anxiety, perfectionism, and panic attacks Proactively address common triggers of stress and anxiety Implement a proven approach for decreasing avoidance and facing fears From overcoming minor angst to defeating paralyzing fear, you and your teen will feel empowered by radically new ways of responding to anxiety. With Helping Your Anxious Teen, you’ll have a wealth of research-backed strategies to lead you in being an effective anxiety coach for your teen.

How To Help Your Anxious Teen

Author : Jessica Thompson
ISBN : 9780736976725
Genre : Religion
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Help Your Teen Find Joy and Peace If your son or daughter is suffering from anxiety, you probably have more questions than answers: What is causing the anxiety? Is this normal teenage angst or something more serious? What can I do to help? Jessica Thompson, the mother of three teens, has seen kids struggle with anxiousness. She wants you to understand the issues surrounding teenage anxiety and how our culture, the church, and perhaps even you may be contributing to the problem. The culture tells kids that it’s not okay to be normal, that social media is vital to their well-being, and that athletic, academic, and other accolades are all-important. The church, though well-intentioned, sometimes places undue pressure on teens to “do big things for God” and “be the best Christian you can be.” Caring parents may inadvertently overcorrect their teens’ behavior and try to control it (“helicopter parenting”). They may also use their kids’ accomplishments to build their own identity or try to be their children’s best friend. But there is help and hope for you and your teenager. When you equip yourself with truth from the gospel and the rest of God’s Word, you can help your child to cope with anxiety, and your family can experience greater freedom and peace.

Parenting Your Anxious Teen

Author : Aurora Morris
ISBN : 9798606083374
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Parenting A Teen Isn't Easy, But Parenting An Anxious Teen Is Especially Challenging. There are so many different things out there that young people have to deal with. Teenagers have so much that they are going through. They go to school. They worry about college, friends, relationships, sports, and what is going on in their home life. They are the ones who are old enough to know if mom and dad are experiencing money problems, and it can cause them to worry about something; they have no control over. They won't talk about things though because they have been raised in a society that doesn't share feelings, just non-verbal communications. That's why Aurora Morris has created a life-changing book that will enable you to: Understand What's Going on in Your Child's Mind Cope With The Stress and The Worries of Your Teen Ensure His Emotional, Spiritual & Physical Protection Implement a Proven Approach for Decreasing Depression and Facing Fears And That's Not All! Written by Aurora Morris, an experienced psychologist in adolescent mood disorders, "Parenting Your Anxious Teen" will not only answer most of your questions, but it will also allow you to connect with your child on a deeper level. There are a lot of things that can be done at home to help your child or teenager and his struggles with stress, anxiety, and depressive disorders, you just deserve a step-by-step guide to: Understand Anxiety, Depression and Mood Disorders Common in Children and Teenagers and Contributing Factors to Them Create Positive and Realistic Expectations, and Encourage Tolerance Be a Role Model for Handling Things and Create a Support System Move Towards a Long-Term Recovery It is never too late to improve your child's circumstances and make the most out of a difficult situation while creating a new and successful life for all your family. Click on the "Buy Now" button & Start Investing Time & Effort In Your Kid's Future!

Anxious Kids Anxious Parents

Author : Reid Wilson
ISBN : 9780757317620
File Size : 41. 42 MB
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With anxiety at epidemic levels among our children, Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents offers a contrarian yet effective approach to help children and teens push through their fears, worries, and phobias to ultimately become more resilient, independent, and happy. How do you manage a child who gets stomachaches every school morning, who refuses after-school activities, or who is trapped in the bathroom with compulsive washing? Children like these put a palpable strain on frustrated, helpless parents and teachers. And there is no escaping the problem: One in every five kids suffers from a diagnosable anxiety disorder. Unfortunately, when parents or professionals offer help in traditional ways, they unknowingly reinforce a child's worry and avoidance. From their success with hundreds of organizations, schools, and families, Reid Wilson, PhD, and Lynn Lyons, LICSW, share their unconventional approach of stepping into uncertainty in a way that is currently unfamiliar but infinitely successful. Using current research and contemporary examples, the book exposes the most common anxiety-enhancing patterns—including reassurance, accommodation, avoidance, and poor problem solving—and offers a concrete plan with 7 key principles that foster change. And, since new research reveals how anxious parents typically make for anxious children, the book offers exercises and techniques to change both the children's and the parental patterns of thinking and behaving. This book challenges our basic instincts about how to help fearful kids and will serve as the antidote for an anxious nation of kids and their parents.

The Anxiety Workbook For Teens

Author : Lisa M. Schab
ISBN : 9781458762702
Genre : Family & Relationships
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This professional edition includes both the Instant Help book and a companion CD that offers the complete book and printable worksheets for your clients. About one in four teens suffers from mild to serious problems with anxiety, and many of them get little or no help. The Anxiety Workbook for Teens, written by an experienced therapist, gives teens a collection of tools to help control anxiety and face day-to-day challenges. This workbook both gives anxious teens insight into their problems and offers practical guidance for overcoming them.

Rewire Your Anxious Brain For Teens

Author : Debra Kissen
ISBN : 9781684033782
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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It’s time to retrain your brain! In this go-to guide for teens, four anxiety experts offer tangible tips and tools you can use every day to rewire your anxious brain; manage fears, stress, and worry; and get back to living your life. When you’re feeling anxious, it can seem like the whole world is crashing in around you. Your heart starts racing, your thoughts feel jumbled, and you may feel like something terrible is going to happen, or worse. You aren’t alone. In fact, millions of teens experience anxiety. The good news is that there are proven-effective tools you can use now to take control of your anxiety so you can focus on the stuff you love. This book will guide the way. Drawing on powerful cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), neuroscience, mindfulness, and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT), this book will show you the ten most effective methods for “rewiring” your anxious brain. You’ll learn: How to calmly observe your anxiety What feeds your anxiety, and how you can “starve” it instead Guided meditations for overcoming anxious thoughts Strategies to help you balance your emotions when fears and worries show up How to deal with uncertainty, perfectionism, and procrastination Most importantly, you’ll learn that you are stronger than your anxiety, and you have the power to take control of your fears. Let’s face it—being a teen today is stressful and sometimes scary. But if you’re ready to put anxiety in its place and start focusing on the things that matter to you the most, this much-needed guide can help get you started.

Help Your Child Or Teen Get Back On Track

Author : Kenneth H. Talan
ISBN : 9781843109143
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 86. 18 MB
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Offers guidance to help parents understand their child's emotional, mental, and behavioral problems and includes information on the types of professional help that is available.

Teen Anxiety

Author : Raychelle Cassada Lohmann
ISBN : 9780857008596
Genre : Psychology
File Size : 83. 14 MB
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Today's teens are faced with all sorts of decisions, dilemmas and difficulties, from exam worries to friendship and relationship problems. The result is that anxiety is an increasingly common problem, and professionals need practical ways of helping these anxious teens. Teen Anxiety is a practical manual to use with teenagers to help them cope with anxious feelings. With 60 easy-to-do activities based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), teenagers can be helped to understand what triggers their anxiety; the importance of taking care of themselves; how to work through anxious feelings, fear, stress, and panic; and how to accept and manage thoughts and emotions. Part 1 of the book provides a guide to CBT, ACT and what anxiety is, and the manual also includes scaling questions for assessment and graphs to track progress. This ready-to-use manual, packed with information and activities, will be invaluable to professionals working with anxious teenagers.

Helping Your Struggling Teenager

Author : Les Parrott
ISBN : 9780310234029
Genre : Religion
File Size : 29. 85 MB
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A parent's guide to teenagers explores thirty-six common teen issues and problems, from sexuality to suicide, offering advice on how to lead struggling teens through these difficult challenges. Original.

The Mindfulness And Acceptance Workbook For Teen Anxiety

Author : Sheri L. Turrell
ISBN : 9781684031177
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 74. 43 MB
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Move past anxiety and discover what really matters to you. Written by three experts in teen mental health, this powerful workbook offers evidence-based activities grounded in acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) to help you cope with anxiety, build resilience, stop avoiding the things you fear, and lead a fuller, happier life. Anxiety is what we feel when we’re scared about some future event that may or may not happen. When you’re struggling with anxiety your mind is trying to protect you from danger, so it’s busy telling you about all the things you can’t do. Along with these thoughts come a host of feelings and bodily sensations—such as sweaty palms, restlessness, lightheadedness, and stomach aches. But it’s not the anxious thoughts that make anxiety a problem. It’s the actions we take, or don’t take, as a result of these thoughts. In The Mindfulness and Acceptance Workbook for Teen Anxiety, you’ll find helpful alternatives to the ineffective strategies and habits you’re currently using to deal with anxiety, such as avoidance. You’ll find basic information about anxiety to help you recognize what it looks and feels like, mindfulness tips to help you stay in the moment when you feel worried about the future, and tips to help you connect with your own values so you can start putting the important things in life first.

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