Creative CBT Interventions for Children with Anxiety

Author: Liana Lowenstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780995172500
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Ages 6 to 12 years. Packed with innovative cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help child clinicians engage, assess, and treat children with a variety of anxiety symptoms and disorders. Therapeutic games, art, stories, and other creative activities address the key components of CBT: Psychoeducation, relaxation, affective expression, cognitive coping, exposure, and parent training. Includes practical strategies for overcoming common clinical challenges plus interventions and handouts for parents. An invaluable resource for mental health practitioners seeking creative ways to make CBT engaging and child-friendly.

Assessment and Treatment Activities for Children Adolescents and Families

Author: Liana Lowenstein
Publisher: Champion Press (Canada)
ISBN: 9780968519974
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Contains instructions and resources for activities to help children who have been referred for therapy maintain interest and motivation during the process, including assessment and treatment interventions, and providing activities that address key emotional and behavioral competencies, with listings of recommended ages, goals, and materials needed for each activity.

CBT Strategies for Anxious and Depressed Children and Adolescents

Author: Eduardo L. Bunge
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462529003
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In a large-size format for easy photocopying, this book provides 167 engaging full-color reproducible tools for use in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) with 7- to 18-year-olds. Beautifully designed handouts and worksheets are presented for each phase of treating anxiety and depression, organized in a state-of-the-art modular framework that encourages therapeutic flexibility. Introductions to each module offer vital clinical pointers and describe when and how to use the various forms, illustrated with vivid case examples. The authors provide tips for sequencing treatment, troubleshooting common difficulties, and addressing developmental and cultural considerations. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible handouts and worksheets.

Creative Interventions for Troubled Children Youth

Author: Liana Lowenstein
Publisher: Champion Press (Canada)
ISBN: 9780968519905
Format: PDF
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This best-selling collection is filled with creative assessment and treatment interventions to help clients identify feelings, learn coping strategies, enhance social skills, and elevate self-esteem. A wealth of innovative tools for practitioners working with children in individual, group, and family counseling. Geared to 4-16 year-old clients.

Modular CBT for Children and Adolescents with Depression

Author: Katherine Nguyen Williams
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 1626251193
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Treating adolescents with depression is challenging. This breakthrough book offers a new, cutting-edge treatment for children and teens with depression using a modular cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approach. Modular CBT for Depressed Children and Adolescents offers a user-friendly, step-by-step transdiagnostic approach to help you treat youths whose depression presents in diverse ways. This manual offers a compelling rationale for using modular cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a brief overview of the limitations in community mental health that led to the development of the modular approach, distinctions from standard CBT, and a review of the current research supporting the effectiveness of this treatment. Guided by innovative research and best practices, this book provides practical steps for creating a personalized treatment approach for each client that incorporates safety needs, symptoms presentation, etiology, cultural and spiritual background, and family factors. You will also find tools to create a pragmatic conceptualization that can be coupled with the specialized treatment interventions of modular CBT. If you are looking for a detailed, session-by-session treatment program that includes specific instructions on how to use the modular approach to meet the individualized needs of your clients, this book will be your guide.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children

Author: Katharina Manassis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317531930
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This new edition of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Children links together the methods of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) practiced in academic centers as well as the community. This book addresses the challenges community practitioners face when pressured to use CBT with youth who live with mental health disorders, but whose circumstances differ from those in research settings. Practitioners will learn how to overcome therapeutic obstacles. This new edition contains an expanded discussion on cultural considerations relevant to assessment and treatment, as well as a new chapter on training others in CBT for children.

Parent Led CBT for Child Anxiety

Author: Cathy Creswell
Publisher: Guilford Publications
ISBN: 1462527809
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Parents can play a strong role in helping their children overcome anxiety disorders--given the right tools. This innovative, research-based book shows clinicians how to teach parents cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques to use with their 5- to 12-year-old. Session-by-session guidelines are provided for giving parents the skills to promote children's flexible thinking and independent problem solving, help them face specific fears, and tackle accompanying difficulties, such as sleep problems and school refusal. User-friendly features include illustrative case studies, sample scripts, advice on combining face-to-face sessions with telephone support, and pointers for overcoming roadblocks. Several parent handouts can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Creative Interventions for Children of Divorce

Author: Liana Lowenstein
Publisher: Champion Press (Canada)
ISBN: 9780968519936
Format: PDF, Kindle
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An innovative collection of therapeutic games, art techniques, and stories to help children of divorce express feelings, deal with loyalty binds, disengage from parental conflict, address anger and self-blame, and learn coping strategies. Includes a theoretical overview for practitioners, a sample treatment plan, and a reproducible handout to give parents. Also contains a ten-week curriculum that can be used in therapy or support groups. A much needed resource for counselors, therapists, and group facilitators.

Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety

Author: Eli R. Lebowitz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118238028
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Lebowitz and Omer have taken the latest and most relevant scientific research and synthesized it into an essential read for caregivers of anxious children. Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers provides an 'inside look' at the nuts and bolts of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for childhood anxiety—the treatment of choice among leading researchers and experts. The book is filled with analogies, examples, and practical advice that professionals and parents will refer back to over and over again." —Candice A. Alfano, PhD; Director, Sleep and Anxiety Center for Kids (SACK) Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Houston Practical real-life solutions for children living with anxiety Focusing on the special role of the caregiver in achieving successful treatment Focusing on the treatment of childhood anxiety, both in one-on-one therapist to child treatment and within the family, Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers adopts an integrated approach presenting novel strategies to help mental health professionals and families create change and momentum in otherwise stagnant situations. This empowering guide offers practical, evidence-based, and theory-driven strategies for helping children to overcome anxiety, even if they resist treatment. Uniquely providing concrete advice for both the therapeutic and home environment, this insightful book covers: What to do when anxiety takes over the family School phobia and school refusal Working with highly dependent young adults Parental support and protection Creating and maintaining family boundaries A walk-through of The Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) Program Cognitive, behavioral, physiological, and emotion-based tools for treating anxiety Medication for childhood anxiety

Child Anxiety Disorders

Author: Jeffrey J. Wood
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
ISBN: 9780393705409
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A hands-on toolkit for clinicians to effectively resolve childhood anxiety. Presenting a clinically proven treatment protocol based on a collaborative, family-based approach, this book incorporates family therapy strategies and CBT techniques in a session-by-session format to help clinicians and caregivers treat one of the most common psychiatric problems experienced by school-age kids.