The art of exposure lies in perfectly pitched challenges. Get them wrong and nothing changes. Get them right and you set an anxious child free.
This practical resource guide contains 75 creative, user-friendly lists of exposure activities appropriate for 5-12-year olds struggling with anxiety. Entries cover a wide range of fears and concerns, such as Clowns, Making Mistakes, Picky Eating, Separation Anxiety, and Vomiting. An essential addition to the therapeutic toolbox of practitioners using Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), this A-Z guide combines evidence-based guidance with inventive, engaging, actionable activities for an extensive list of childhood fears and concerns.
The A-to-Z Guide belongs in the tool kit of every therapist who treats anxiety disorders. Succinct yet comprehensive overview of exposure-based therapy and why it works. Innovative, effective, and fun interventions.
— Sandra Whitehouse, Ph.D., Senior Director, Child Mind Institute
Creative and effective, this book belongs on the shelf of every anxiety and OCD therapist.
— Natasha Daniels, Anxiety and OCD Therapist, Creator of ATParentingSurvival.com
About the Author:
Dawn Huebner, PhD is a parent coach specializing in childhood anxiety. She lives in Sacramento, California, USA, where she is always at work on her next book. www.DawnHuebnerPhD.com.