Help your child face all of life’s challenges with confidence. Based on the innovative Coping Cat program, this book offers a proven-effective “recipe” for raising resilient kids!
We live in an age of anxiety. Amidst climate change and natural disasters, a troubled economy, and one of the largest global pandemics in modern history—is it any wonder our kids are anxious and stressed out? Add in the pressures inherent in social media and consumerist culture, as well as the pressure of academic success, and you’ve got a recipe for disaster. The good news is that you can help your child manage anxiety and stress—no matter what life throws their way. This book will show you how.
Written by two pioneering experts in child psychology and anxiety, The Resilience Recipe offers an evidence-based plan grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help kids build emotional resilience and adaptability, worry less, and thrive—despite the stressors of modern life. With this guide, you’ll learn to help kids feel more in control of their moods and emotions; cope with difficult experiences; and recognize the first signs of stress and anxiety in both their mind and body, so they can find quick relief. You’ll also discover a wealth of tips and strategies to help you manage your own anxiety.
Most importantly, you’ll find a solid action plan to help your child feel strong and capable in the face of unprecedented challenges.
About the Author:
Muniya S. Khanna, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at the Children’s and Adult Center for OCD and Anxiety, director of The OCD and Anxiety Institute, and research investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Prior to this, she served on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is an expert in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of childhood anxiety and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, having been involved in some of the most important research in the field in the last twenty years. Khanna is author of numerous scientific papers, chapters, and treatment manuals, and a recognized cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) trainer and speaker. She is a pioneer in digital mental health research for child anxiety. In partnership with her mentor, Philip Kendall, she developed digital interventions for child anxiety, including Camp Cope-A-Lot, Child Anxiety Tales; and hostswww.copingcatparents.com, a website to inform and empower parents of children with anxiety.