A fully-revised and updated new edition of a bestselling book designed to help parents, teachers, and counsellors support young people suffering from anxiety.
Offers an array of innovative strategies organized into the authors' four-step "COPE" program, which has undergone more than 20 years of successful field testing
Each strategy is accompanied by a set of activities contextualized with full details of the appropriate age level, materials needed, suggested setting, and a template script
Presents a straightforward account of anxiety, the most prevalent clinical diagnosis in young people, written with a careful balance of scientific evidence and benevolence
Features a brand new chapter on preschoolers and a companion website that includes instructional MP3 recordings and a wealth of additional resources
List of Illustrations ix About the Authors xi Acknowledgements xiii About the Companion Website xv 1 What Is Anxiety? 1 2 The Eight Types of Anxiety Disorder 23 3 COPE Step One: Calming the Nervous System 39 4 COPE Step Two: Originating an Imaginative Plan 67 5 COPE Step Three: Persisting in the Face of Obstacles 95 6 COPE Step Four: Evaluating the Plan 117 7 Using Anxiety Strategies with Preschoolers 141 8 How Your Parenting Style Can Ease Your Child's Anxiety 161 References 181 Index 000