Written by childhood anxiety expert, Dr. Donna Pincus, “Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress and Anxiety,” helps parents identify and understand anxiety in their children – explaining what fears are a normal part of growing up, and when parents need to be concerned.
Pincus offers effective and easy to incorporate methods based on cognitive behavioral therapy for parents to use in order to reduce anxiety in their children – whether its separation anxiety, social anxiety or panic attacks. Parents will learn how to set up home and daily routines to include activities that will help their child feel more secure and confident, and how to interrupt spiraling anxiety when it occurs.
Additionally, the book teaches parents how to promote a secure attachment with their child in only five minutes a day; strategies for reinforcing problem-solving behavior and adaptive parenting styles.
Whether a child has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder, or parents are looking for proven techniques to help them deal with developmental fears and stress, this book offers solutions.