Cognitive behavioural therapy has proven to be an effective treatment for anxiety disorders in children and young people. This book provides an overview of CBT and explores how it can be used to help children with anxiety disorders. In Anxiety: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy with Children and Young People Paul Stallard describes the nature and extent of anxiety problems that are suffered in childhood and discusses evidence for the effectiveness of the cognitive behavioural model as a method of treatment. This concise and accessible book, written specifically for the clinician, provides a clear outline of how CBT can be used with children suffering from anxiety disorders in an easy to follow format. The book provides many ideas that can be incorporated into everyday practice, as well as clinical vignettes, case examples, and worksheets for use with the client. This straightforward text will prove essential reading for professionals involved with children who have significant anxiety problems including mental health workers, social services staff and those working in educational settings.
Paul Stallard is Professor of Child and Family Mental Health at the University of Bath and Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. He publishes widely in many professional journals and is involved in evaluating school based CBT programmes for anxiety and depression in the UK and abroad
"Anxiety is a wonderful resource for mental health professionals who work with anxious young people. It offers practical advice, based on recent research, on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders from a CBT perspective." - Alan Carr, Professor of Clinical Psychology, University College Dublin, Ireland
"...this book is a 'must' and an excellent read for all professionals wanting effective treatment for anxiety disorders." - Joyce Cope, Counselling Children and Young People
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