This therapist manual describes the general strategies used in the treatment of anxiety in children (e.g., exposure tasks, homework, changing anxious self-talk, etc.). The treatment manual is coordinated with the Brief Coping Cat: The 8-Session Coping Cat Workbook. There is a chapter devoted to each of the sessions that appear in the accompanying workbook, and each chapter provides stated goals and explains the rationale for the treatment activities. Of applied interest, the manual includes consideration of comorbidities and complicating factors, and provides “flex call outs” to places within the treatment where flexibility can be implemented.
Appropriate for a variety of anxiety disorders in youth ages 7-13
(For adolescents, use the C.A.T. Project Workbook & Therapist Manual )